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OPM defends rule to hamper Schedule F’s return, backs telework amid return to office push

Acting OPM Director Rob Shriver told lawmakers the return of Schedule F would have a “chilling effect” on career federal employees.

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Army sets stage for broader adoption of digital engineering

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Labor Dept backs state-by-state refresh of UI benefits systems rocked by pandemic

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ASPIRE targets the waste in federal workforce training

Tony Boese, the research programs manager and associate researcher in VA’s NAII, said the new workforce education platform reduces the need for retraining.

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The time for government to feel has come

The time for government to feel has come

Embracing the humanity of federal employees isn’t about balancing robotic professionalism and joyful home lives.

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Amelia Brust/Federal News NetworkReturn-to-office review: The latest from Congress, agency leaders and employees

Return-to-office review: The latest from Congress, agency leaders and employees

With the federal return-to-office conversation always in flux, Federal News Network wants to keep you up-to-date on what it all means for federal employees.

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Federal News Network's New Hire Guide

Federal News Network's New Hire Guide

New to civil service? We created this guide to provide insights and pointers to first-time feds. Be inspired by careerists and also get pointers to make the transition to your new job as smooth as possible. (Pssst: It includes health and life insurance cheat sheets too!)

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VA building out career development portal to boost cyber skills

After creating an internal career development portal for cyber employees, the VA’s Office of Information and Technology aims to build out the platform further.

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The White House says FDIC chairman to step down following report on agency's toxic workplace culture

The chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation will step down from his post once a successor is appointed. The White House said Monday that President Joe Biden will name a replacement for Martin Gruenberg “soon” and called for the Senate to quickly confirm the person’s nomination. Gruenberg’s announced departure comes after a damning report about the agency’s toxic workplace culture was released earlier this month and political pressure from the top Democrat on the Senate Banking Committee, who called for his resignation earlier Monday.

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Army recruitment seeks civilian employees

The Army relies on its civilian workforce for crucial tasks to support readiness and operations. Now it has launched a campaign to recruit civilians.

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Energy Strategy Series: DOE takes three-pronged approach to modernizing power grid

We talk with experts from the Energy Department and ICF about planning and prioritizing a strategy that will help modernize the nation’s power infrastructure to make it resilient and adaptable — while also reducing carbon emissions.

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That office-building boiler will soon be scrap metal

A new rule from the Energy Department means the eventual end of gas and oil to heat new and renovated federal buildings.

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Coast Guard still struggling with major acquisition programs

The Coast Guard’s biggest programs, the Offshore Patrol Cutter and the Polar Security Cutter are years behind schedule and billions of dollars over budget.

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US says cyberattacks against water supplies are rising, and utilities need to do more to stop them

The Environmental Protection Agency warns that cyberattacks against water utilities around the U.S. are becoming more frequent and more severe.

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2023 Best Places to Work marks a turning point in employee engagement

Beyond just the rankings of the 2023 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government, there appears to be a broader atmospheric shift for the federal workforce.

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Defense News

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Army sets stage for broader adoption of digital engineering

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Shelby Oakley GAO

Coast Guard still struggling with major acquisition programs

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Pay & Benefits

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TSA, AFGE see milestone contract as ‘pivot point’ for frontline workforce

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Another attempt to determine if federal employees are underpaid

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Technology

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Army sets stage for broader adoption of digital engineering

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OPM defends rule to hamper Schedule F’s return, backs telework amid return to office push

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