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May 19, 2014: Announcing the 2014 Feds Feed Families Food Drive
  Each year, millions of Americans turn to food banks and food pantries for emergency food assistance. Over the summer months, demand increases significantly, and donations decline. To help meet this critical need, Federal employees across the nation are joining forces to feed families in their communities. The 2014 Feds Feed Families food drive is led by USDA with the support of the CHCO Council and other agency partners and will run from June 1 through August 27, 2014.
May 06, 2014: Public Service Recognition Week
  We’re celebrating public service this week! THANK YOU to all of the dedicated federal, state and local public employees who serve our country. You are what makes America great! Take the time this week to share your stories, recognize others, and thank public servant for all of the hard work that they do every day.
April 04, 2014: HR University Reaches $100 Million in Cost Savings
  HR University (HRU) reached a milestone with $100 million in cost-savings government-wide. HRU is a prime example of how we are developing a first-class Federal workforce that is well-prepared, well-trained and has the right skills. Learn more about HRU and be part of the success at
March 31, 2014: Ask the CHCO with NASA CHCO Jeri Buchholz
  Join NASA CHCO Jeri Buchholz and Federal News Radio for an online chat where you will have an opportunity to ask her about her experiences in managing and leading the workforce for one the Government’s best places to work. Also tune in to Federal News Radio’s In-Depth program beforehand to hear her interview with Francis Rose and Jason Miller on Tuesday, April 1, at 4pm.
February 27, 2014: Federal CHCO Roadmap Release
  On February 19, the Partnership for Public Service and Federal Management Partners, Inc., released their CHCO Federal Roadmap, highlighting the important role of the CHCOs. HHS Assistant Secretary of Administration Ned Holland served as the event's keynote speaker. NASA CHCO Jeri Buchholz, SSA CHCO Reginald Wells, and Air Force Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff for Manpower, Personnel and Services Bob Corsi, also joined for a panel discussion. If you missed it, the event recording is now available
February 12, 2014: CHCO Academy: Workforce Planning
  Join us on February 25th, 26th, or 27th, for the next CHCO Academy focusing on workforce planning in the Federal environment. Workforce planning contributes to organizational effectiveness by ensuring an agency’s current and forecasted workforce aligns with agency priority goals. Participants will learn how to approach workforce planning strategically, understand the processes and benefits involved, recognize and overcome common roadblocks, and evaluate the effectiveness of workforce strategies.
January 22, 2014: CHCO Academy Training: Dealing with Poor Performance
  Join us on January 28th, 29th, or 30th, for the next CHCO Academy training session. This course will provide tools and best practices for supervisors and HR specialists to effectively communicate performance matters to employees, develop a performance improvement plan, and take corrective and legal action when performance continues to decline. Check out the flyer to learn more and register.
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