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United States Government Policy And Supporting Positions December 1 2016 Plum Book

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The Plum Book is a listing of over 8,000 civil service leadership and support positions (filled and vacant) in the Legislative and Executive branches of the Federal Government that may be subject to noncompetitive appointments, or in other words by direct appointment. Every four years, just after the Presidential election, "United States Government Policy and Supporting Positions" is published. It is commonly known as the "Plum Book" and is alternately published between the House and Senate. The Plum Book is a listing of over 9,000 civil service leadership and support positions (filled and vacant) in the Legislative and Executive branches of the Federal Government that may be subject to noncompetitive appointments, or in other words by direct appointment. These "plum" positions include agency heads and their immediate subordinates, policy executives and advisors, and aides who report to these officials. Many positions have duties which support Administration policies and programs. The people holding these positions usually have a close and confidential relationship with the agency head or other key officials. Positions in the Plum Book include the following: Executive Schedule and salary-equivalent positions paid at the rates established for Levels I through V of the Executive Schedule. Senior Executive Service "General" positions (i.e., those positions which may be filled by a career, non-career, or limited appointment) Senior Foreign Service positions Schedule C positions excepted from the competitive service by the President, or by the Director, Office of Personnel Management, because of the confidential or policy-determining nature of the position duties Other confidential or policy-determining positions at the GS-14 and above level excepted from the competitive civil service by law because of the confidential or policy-determining nature of the position duties Other related resources: Sourcebook of United States Executive Agencies, December 2012 is available here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/products/sku/041-001-00697-4 United States Government Manual 2013 is available here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/products/sku/069-000-00216-1 Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 -Print Paperback format -is available here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/products/sku/029-001-03482-2 For comparisons and research, previous year volumes: Occupational Outlook Handbook 2008-09 (Clothbound) is available here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/products/sku/029-001-03466-1 Occupational Outlook Handbook 2006-07 (Clothbound) can be found here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/products/sku/029-001-03450-4 --Print Paperback format can be found here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/products/sku/029-001-03451-2 Career Guide to Industries, 2006-2007 can be found here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/products/sku/029-001-03458-0 For research and comparison, check out United States Government Policy and Supporting Positions, 2008 (Plum Book) available here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/products/sku/052-070-07534-1 or the 2012 edition available here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/products/sku/052-070-07648-8

United States Government Policy And Supporting Positions 2016

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ISBN : 1598889672
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The Plum Book is a listing of over 9,000 civil service leadership and support positions (filled and vacant) in the Legislative and Executive branches of the Federal Government that may be subject to noncompetitive appointments, or in other words by direct appointment.

The Government Industrial Complex

Author : Paul C. Light
ISBN : 9780190851811
Genre : Political Science
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In his 1961 Farewell Address, President Eisenhower famously referred to the emergence of a "military-industrial complex" so powerful that it threatened to warp America's political institutions and economy. However, the military was not the only part of a blended government workforce that was growing by leaps and bounds. Over the next half century, the true size of the federal government expanded in almost every department and agency as it came to depend on 7-9 million federal, contract, and grant employees to faithfully execute the laws. In The Government-Industrial Complex, public management expert Paul Light not only traces the expansion of the federal government's workforce over the past few decades, but also explains why it has taken the shape that it has. In marked contrast to governments in other wealthy countries, America's relies heavily on contract and grant employees to deliver goods and services even as the number of federal employees has held steady for seventy years. Light traces the rise of this government-industrial complex and asks whether and how the nation can be sure that the right people are in the right jobs to assure maximum performance for the public good. To do this, he offers short histories of the roles of various presidents and the impacts of war and economic crisis on the changing size of government. He also highlights the Trump administration's early strategies on downsizing and deconstructing government. Light emphasizes that achieving the right balance between public and private responsibilities is the key to making government both more efficient and more responsive. Comprehensive and pointed, this is a landmark account of the true nature and scope of national governance in the United States.

Public Personnel Management

Author : Jared J. Llorens
ISBN : 9781351984515
Genre : Political Science
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Now in a thoroughly revised 7th edition, Public Personnel Management focuses on the critical issues and common processes in the management of public sector personnel. In keeping with prior editions, the text centers on the core processes within public human resource management: strategic workforce planning, effective recruitment and retention, workforce development, and employee relations. Designed to further address the ways in which expectations for human resource managers have changed and developed in recent years, the 7th edition includes several new features and improvements: Substantially restructured, updated, and additional case studies and student exercises. Coverage of how the field of Public HRM has been influenced by the two most recent national recessions, economic downturns at the state and local level, privatization and contracting trends at all levels of government, the growing presence of millennial employees in the workplace, issues surrounding social media use within the workplace, the evolving goals of social equity and diversity, and the shifting role and influence of labor unions. Discussions of how the growth in information technology capabilities has influenced the major processes within HRM, from workforce analysis through big data analytics to the explosion in automated recruitment, assessment, and instructional technologies. For the first time, the text includes an online Instructor's Manual, PowerPoint slides, discussion questions, and suggestions for further reading to make it even easier to assign and use this classic text in the classroom. Providing the most up-to-date and thorough overview of the history and practice of public human resource management for both undergraduate and graduate students, Public Personnel Management, 7e remains the beloved text it ever was, ideal for introductory courses in Public Personnel Management, Public Human Resource Management, and Nonprofit Personnel Management.

Valuing Bureaucracy

Author : Paul R. Verkuil
ISBN : 9781107176591
Genre : Law
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In this book, Verkuil uses his inside perspective on government to examine the increasing impact of private contractors on governance. Outsourcing of government functions is on the rise and is of concern to scholars and practitioners, and the reputation of the author will bring considerable attention to this book.

Skills To Pay The Bills

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ISBN : 0160937248
Genre : Business & Economics
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According to the National Collaborative Workforce and Disability for Youth (NCWD/Youth), the development of soft skills is identified as a critical component for success in activities such as civic participation and youth leadership in addition to school- and work-based learning experiences. Companies have identified the following competencies as key to success of young workers: Communication; Networking; Enthusiasm and Attitude; Teamwork; Problem Solving and Critical Thinking; Professionalism. Activities that can be found in this publication were created to provide an introduction to the "basics" of soft skills. These materials have been designed with youth service professionals in mind -specifically those working with in-school and out-of school youth, ages 14-21, on career and workforce readiness skills. Many of the exercises within this resource offer timed activities with directions for specific-workplace scenarios. Some of these activities include several interview role-play situations, plus lessons about a resilient attitude and understanding directions, to networking, plus social media, and email etiquette tips for professional work settings. With each activity, the text allows for extension activities, and journaling activities which are elements of common core principles taught in America's public school system today. Some of the exercises also present follow-up questions with spaces provided for answers as part of hands-on learning lessons. These activities can be used by a facilitator within a school's career and technology center, or a faith-based career search program, and by youth ages, 14-21 that are eager to find a paid position. Related products: Employment Interviewing: Seizing the Opportunity and the Job is available here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/products/sku/029-001-03364-8 Careers Begin Here: Recruiting.jobcorps.gov is available here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/products/sku/029-000-00464-1 High-Earning Workers Who Don't Have A Bachelor's Degree is available here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/products/sku/029-001-03325-7 Apprenticeships: Career Training, Credentials, and a Paycheck in Your Pocket is available here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/products/sku/029-001-03405-9 United States Government Policy and Supporting Positions 2016 (Plum Book) can be found here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/products/sku/052-070-07704-2

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