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GSA sees positive feedback on reentry, but deputy administrator says there’s ‘still a lot to learn’

In an effort to boost employee satisfaction and engagement, GSA Deputy Administrator Katy Kale encourages a strong “feedback loop” for the agency’s workforce.

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One National Guard unit's idea to improve efficiency: spend less time filling out forms

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Give thanks for the dedicated federal employees who keep things running

Federal employees and contractors are responsible for some of the most important work that keeps America running. That's why, every May, we take time to honor their service and dedication to the public. Join us by sending an e-card to the feds in your life, be they coworkers, family, friends or just someone who's helped you.

Choose a card style below, fill out the form and choose your intended recipient to send them an e-card today!

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Sailors facing long wait times for mental health assistance

As the Navy continues to investigate a rash of suicides aboard the USS George Washington, the service says it is dealing with serious issues involving mental health access.

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Navy's construction battalion celebrates eight decades of service

The Naval Construction Battalion Center (Seabees) is celebrating 80 years having been established June 2, 1942.

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What the return-to-the-office means for technology support

For one view of what this means for technology and the investments needed to support the new work mode, the Federal Drive with Tom Temin turned to the president of HP Federal Todd Gustafson.

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How federal agencies can best integrate competency-based assessments into hiring practices

Federal agencies have consistently struggled over the years to hire and retain qualified candidates. But the federal hiring process is also notoriously lengthy, opaque and subjective, which can prevent potential quality applicants from ever even getting their foot in the door.

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DeJoy outlines USPS plans to close, consolidate facilities across its delivery network

The Postal Service is looking to restructure its network of facilities in its delivery network as part of an ongoing effort to improve its long-term financial health.

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USDA wants employees and vendors who can take them into the future of CX

Getting information from a federal website or agency without difficulty is still not a reality for many Americans. USDA wants IT folks who can “speak” non-IT language.

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Air Force awards largest ever military construction contract for F-35 facilities at Tyndall

The contract is part of a $4.9 billion rebuild of the base, which was destroyed in 2018.

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How one agency made sure vaccines and other COVID medicines reached the poor and underserved

When the government spent billions on health measures in response to the pandemic, officials worried whether enough would flow to the poor and vulnerable. Such people live in both urban and rural areas.

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Navy’s construction battalion celebrates eight decades of service

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One National Guard unit’s idea to improve efficiency: spend less time filling out forms

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Pay & Benefits

paid family leave, talent pipeline

Two workforce bills to pay attention to from House committee’s latest markup

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Navy’s construction battalion celebrates eight decades of service

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