More than half of the baby boomers (59 percent) and two-thirds of seniors (67 percent) who work for the federal government reported they are generally satisfied with their jobs, according to a survey released recently by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. The survey found more than half of the federal employees in these two age groups - who make up half of the federal workforce - were satisfied with their job training (boomers 50 percent, seniors 58 percent), their telework options (boomers 75 percent, seniors 74 percent), and felt engaged by their jobs (boomers 64 percent, seniors 70 percent).
Brandon Perryman made an everlasting mark on Mountain View’s boys basketball team, though it wasn’t by scoring a ton of points or hauling in a pile of rebounds. As a ninth-grader Brandon showed up for the first day of basketball tryouts not quite 5 feet tall. But he made the freshman team, and in the next two years he earned a spot on the junior… ... more