Showing 6 ideas for tag "human capital"

Department of Homeland Security

Eliminate Redundant Resource Requirements - Save 20% on Administrative Overhead

Currently, there are multiple functional roles that duplicate unnecessarily within DHS. Congress should provide the Secretary with the authority to reorganize support organizations to align in a more function efficient structure.

Centralizing support organizations such as construction management, facilities management, fleet management, human resources, acquisition management, IT services and other roles that require... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

"Paths to Success" in federal service.

"Paths to Success" in federal service. Providing service connected disabled veterans with the skills needed to transform government through service once again.

Identify current and future Human Capital needs within VA and other federal agencies and align Vocational Rehabilitation training options for service connected disabled veterans with those current and future needs by creating specific training "Paths to Success"... more »

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Office of Personnel Management

Annual Pre-Certified Job Fair for New Graduates

Federal agencies should be able to participate in an annual job fair, where they are able to choose among pre-certified recent graduates of undergraduate and graduate programs.

This idea addresses several problems:

1) The broken Federal hiring process. This will reduce the amount of time it takes to bring new hires on for entry-level jobs in the government (currently months and months), saving costs from postings and... more »

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Department of the Interior

TED for Feds (FedTED?) or FedTube (for training)

Use the TED model (http://www.ted.com) of having government people with knowledge or expertise create inspiring (up to) 20 minute talks on:

1) what interesting & useful work they are doing or best practices that really work

2) some specific knowledge from training, education, research, studies, masters/PhD (and others) that applies to their job

3) some particular skill (especially applicable to IT since it evolves... more »

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Legislative Branch

Remove Humans from Routine and Repetitive Task

Most Errors and mistake are a result of Human Error. Remove Humans from all processes that are highly repetitive and routine. A human should ONLY be involved in a repetitive task ONCE (to initialize the automated task), after that an automated machine should do the work. Then the human should move on to improving the efficiency of the system, rather than being part of the system.

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Executive Office of the President

Create Department of Administration for Core Functions

Consolidate Administrative Functions for all Federal Agencies in a Department of Administration: Reorganize OMB, GSA, NARA, and the Human Capital, Reporting and Records Management functions across the Federal Govt. Manadatory use of the Services provided. Prevent waste and abuse in three critical areas: Training Facilities (esp IT), FY end supply and service purchasing, HR Practices (stratify or benchmark performance... more »

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