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State Dept’s top HR official outlines vision to rebuild diplomatic workforce

The State Department is looking to transform the way it carries out its diplomatic mission, starting with its workforce.

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Army nearly ready to move thousands of users to BYOD, virtual desktop programs

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Voice of America acting director gets Sammies nod for turning around employee engagement

The latest interview in the Federal Drive with Tom Temin's series spotlighting finalists for the 2022 Service to America Medals Program (a.k.a. Sammies) is the Acting Director of Voice of America, Yolanda López. After much turmoil during the Trump administration, and since taking the reins, the broadcaster's employee engagement scores rose from below to above average.

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State Dept launching two fellowships to build diverse next-generation workforce

The State Department is launching two new fellowships meant to bring on a diverse next generation of hires into the ranks of its Civil Service and Diplomatic Security Service.

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Task force eases COVID-19 screening guidance at federal facilities

New screening testing guidance, updates on policies for unvaccinated individuals and more from the Safer Federal Workforce task force.

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GSA’s Zvenyach leaving federal service

David Zvenyach, the deputy commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service and director of the Technology Transformation Service at the General Services Administration, is heading back to the private sector.

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DoD

Army once again delays newest release of its pay and personnel system overhaul

The IPPS-A program will bring mobile personnel and pay services to soldiers, as well as a talent marketplace.

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Yellen tells IRS to develop modernization plan in 6 months

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has directed the IRS to develop a plan within six months outlining how the tax agency will modernize its technology, customer service and hiring

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Road maps that lead to information, then to warfighting

Robert Beuerlein, a recently retired Army information warfare officer and now-principal consultant at Frost and Sullivan, told the Federal Drive with Tom Temin about the trends he’s seen in his research.

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USPS Mailroom

USPS pulls plug on prior impact studies as latest consolidation plan comes into focus

The Postal Service, as it prepares for the latest effort to consolidate its delivery network, is pulling the plug on pending work from its last attempt that began nearly a decade ago.

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Defense News

Army nearly ready to move thousands of users to BYOD, virtual desktop programs

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Road maps that lead to information, then to warfighting

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Army once again delays newest release of its pay and personnel system overhaul

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DoD’s decentralized strategy for active shooters could be dangerous, IG says

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Pay & Benefits

Army once again delays newest release of its pay and personnel system overhaul

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Technology

Army nearly ready to move thousands of users to BYOD, virtual desktop programs

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