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Why retirement investment is a three-legged stool

TSP investors seem to be getting more aggressive, judging by the mix of funds they’re investing in.

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Congress,

Flurry of House activity on 2025 federal spending, but not much bipartisanship

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Election 2024 Federal Workers

Conservative-backed group is creating a list of federal workers it suspects could resist Trump plans

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Federal contracting, GSA, Federal Acquisition Service, FSA

Elections, debt limit reset are sources of uncertainty for federal contractors

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Air Force

Air Force hopes to boost cohesion, innovation as part of broad restructuring plan

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Pay

Proposed 2% federal pay raise gets support in 2025 defense authorization bill

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Editor's Pick

Whine, cheese make the return-to-office debate pungent

Brian Elliott, executive advisor around the future of work, said all organizations have to accept that how you measure employee performance has changed.

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Federal News Network's Cloud Exchange 2024

Federal News Network's Cloud Exchange 2024

Join us on June 25 and 26 to explore civilian agency progress in using the cloud to improve digital services and federal missions. Register today!

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Amelia Brust/Federal News NetworkReturn-to-office review: Employees call for flexibility, while legislation lags

Return-to-office review: Employees call for flexibility, while legislation lags

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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OPM, skills, federal HR employees

Early-career federal job openings seeing ‘renewed and increased’ interest, OPM’s Shriver says

Larger impacts of OPM’s hiring changes are likely further down the road, but early signs are pointing in the right direction for early-career recruitment.

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skills based hiring

State governments lead the way revising job requirements

For a variety of jobs, federal agencies have been removing college degree requirements in favor of experience. Turns out, state government is way ahead on this.

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Taxpayer, IRS, tax season

IRS taxpayer assistance centers still have some work to do on the customer service front

The IRS has made progress in customer service, especially for people calling its Taxpayer Assistance Centers (TACs). But the TACs still have issues.

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Mike Chon IBM

This vendor tested its AI solutions on itself

IBM provided its own grounds for testing and developing a set of AI tools. It can help client organizations avoid some of the initial mistakes.

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IRS, IRS website, IRS Taxpayer Report

IRS has 37,000 webpages. About 2% get nearly all of its traffic

The IRS is tapping into billions of dollars in multi-year modernization funds to provide a higher level of customer service to taxpayers.

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telework, DHS, AI safety board

DHS names China, AI, cyber standards as key priorities for critical infrastructure

Agencies that oversee critical infrastructure are developing new sector risk management plans, with cybersecurity continuing to be a high priority.

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Apple Watch

VA looking at ‘smart home’ tech to keep aging, disabled vets living independently

A smartwatch saved the life of VA’s chief health technology officer. The department expects this device data can also save the lives of other disabled vets.

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State Department

The government's best intelligence entity may not be the agency you think it is

In a world where usable intel is more important than ever to decision-making, INR seems to have gotten more right about world events than most.

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Defense News

Treasury China Investment

US proposes rules to stop Americans from investing in Chinese technology with military uses

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Air Force

Air Force hopes to boost cohesion, innovation as part of broad restructuring plan

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Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head

How the Navy plans to modernize its one-and-only arsenal

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Pay & Benefits

Retirement

Why retirement investment is a three-legged stool

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Pay

Proposed 2% federal pay raise gets support in 2025 defense authorization bill

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Technology

Treasury China Investment

US proposes rules to stop Americans from investing in Chinese technology with military uses

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disaster costs,

As the cost of disasters rise, technology solutions with an empathetic approach is the way

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Workforce

Taxpayer, IRS, tax season

IRS taxpayer assistance centers still have some work to do on the customer service front

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Election 2024 Federal Workers

Conservative-backed group is creating a list of federal workers it suspects could resist Trump plans

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State Department

The government’s best intelligence entity may not be the agency you think it is

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