Each Department within Federal service manages its own software platforms and databases to manage adminsitrative functions. Examples of this include DOI Learn to manage training requests, Human Resources actions (performance evaluations, awards, repremands), ETAS (Electronic Time and Attendance), Credit Card assignments. These adminitrative ativities are crafted by and for specific Departments. It is my belief that ...more »
Set up an office with in each Agency that takes up excess everything. From supplies to furniture to toner etc...There is too too much waste in this area. If I could only tell you in my Administrative Specialist and Officer career and in 13 years in the Govt. I have seen extreme waste in this area. I have seen offices actually just throw out what they don't need. We could share it with other offices, lower our supply ...more »
My suggestion would be to stop printing hard copy of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory Universe news paper. This will save money for the following reasons: The cost of printing, mailroom distribution handling, once dilvered the JPL Universe has to be sorted by the department person that takes care of the mail in that area. If the JPL Universe was just put on line to read, if someone wanted to print it out they could. Here ...more »
I would like to suggest that we send out the life insurance forms and application for survivor benefits when the person calls in to notify us. Now they wait for a month some times. I would also like to suggest that we eliminate lump sum payments to the deceased person's survivor when all contributions are gone. We are 9 months to a year and most of the time all contributions were paid many times over and may just be ...more »
Encourage management to approve part-time employment. Many employees are exhausted in working a 40 hr. week and are able to produce the same amount of work in a 30 hr. week due to not being exhausted.