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Your 2011 State of the Union: Share your stories (video)

On January 25, President Obama will give his third State of the Union address. With a struggling economy, two ongoing wars, and a new Republican majority in the House, the president is under pressure to outline a compelling vision for the nation.

By Ed O'Keefe  | January 11, 2011; 12:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (27)
Categories:  Administration, Video Report, What Would You Do?  
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Unbuckling the Beltway

Colleague Alec MacGillis posed an interesting question in Sunday's Outlook section: What if we broke up Washington and moved most federal agencies beyond the Beltway?: It's an admittedly improbable idea, given the universal instinct for self-preservation, but with Washington burgeoning...

By Ed O'Keefe  | July 26, 2010; 9:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  From The Pages of The Post, What Would You Do?  
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Adapting 'Old Spice' success to government

If you haven't watched the Old Spice TV/Internet ads, you're missing one of the most successful viral campaigns in history.

By Ed O'Keefe  | July 21, 2010; 12:02 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  What Would You Do?, Workplace Issues  
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Question of the week: Safety of federal workers

This week's Question of the Week focuses on federal worker safety. In light of last week's Pentagon shooting, if you're a federal worker do you feel safe at your place of work? If you're not a federal worker, do you...

By Ed O'Keefe  | March 11, 2010; 10:55 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  About the Blog, What Would You Do?  
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Are federal workers 'the enemy'?

The Federal Eye is a member of GovLoop, the so-called "Facebook for Feds" social media site that's an excellent way to take the temperature of public sector workers at the local, state and federal levels.

By Ed O'Keefe  | March 9, 2010; 11:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (33)
Categories:  What Would You Do?, Workplace Issues  
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Would you telework if you could?

As a blizzard bears down on the Washington region and the federal government remains closed for a third day, it's worth asking again: Does your federal office encourage telework? What would be the effect on the workforce and productivity if...

By Ed O'Keefe  | February 10, 2010; 8:58 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (17)
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Older Entries in This Category »

Time for another 'War on Waste'?, Ed O'Keefe , February 3, 2010
Should the Surgeon General be Slender?, Ed O'Keefe , July 22, 2009
Recovery.gov Ideas Forum Launches, Ed O'Keefe , April 27, 2009
How Would You Save $100 Million?, Ed O'Keefe , April 22, 2009
Suggestions on Building Recovery.gov, Ed O'Keefe , April 9, 2009
Food (Safety) Fight, Ed O'Keefe , March 11, 2009
Still No Commerce Chief -- Does It Matter?, Ed O'Keefe , January 27, 2009
Other TV Stars for The Cabinet?, Ed O'Keefe , January 6, 2009
More Reaction to Obama's Union Letters, Ed O'Keefe , November 18, 2008
 
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