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Facing pressure for more talent, agencies get new resources from OPM to surge federal hiring

The Office of Personnel Management released a new playbook, as well as a guide on federal hiring authorities, to help agencies surge recruitment efforts to implement the new Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.

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paid family leave, talent pipeline

New House bill attempts to reinvigorate underperforming federal internship program

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Cyber advisors start to see ‘momentum’ within military services

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navy, sailors, recruits, graduates

Navy has less vaccinated sailors than previously reported, but still over 97%

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G fund, TSP

Nearly all TSP funds take a dip in November after a promising October

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Survey: Paid time off use in 2021 among the federal community

Federal News Network is conducting a survey to get a look at the use of paid time off in the federal community during the last year.

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Contractors might not realize how susceptible to ransomware they really are

The ransomware threat has spooked nearly everyone. A big unknown is how vulnerable your organization actually is to ransomware attacks.

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Meet the new second in command of procurement at the IRS

New IRS Deputy Chief Procurement Officer Guy Torres has long federal and private sector experience.

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GOP risks government shutdown to fight Biden vaccine mandate

The federal government could be heading for a temporary shutdown

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Make dental health a priority this open season

People are going back to the dentist in full force to regain control of their oral health. Open Season is the best time to reexamine the dental plans available to federal employees and TRICARE retirees, as plans and premiums may be changing.

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Task order protests made up larger percentage of all GAO complaints in 2020

The Government Accountability Office’s annual report to Congress showed vendors filed less than 1,900 protests in fiscal 2020.

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Senators see room in FedRAMP bill to address supply chain security threats

The team overseeing FedRAMP is urging lawmakers against supporting legislation that would restrict their flexibility in responding to emerging threats. 

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VA resuming EHR deployments in March, restructuring management of massive project

The Department of Veterans Affairs will deploy its electronic health record to a second site in March, with another 10 go-lives tentatively planned for later in 2022, after it spent more than a year grappling with usability, productivity and other challenges from the initial launch.

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Court orders halt to federal contractor vaccine mandate in 3 states

The injunction applies only to federal contracts in Kentucky, Ohio and Tennessee, but is the first court decision among numerous lawsuits challenging the mandate.

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CISA names big tech, financial execs and others to Cybersecurity Advisory Committee

CISA Director Jen Easterly announced the inaugural board members today. The group’s first meeting is scheduled for Dec. 10.

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Defense News

Cyber advisors start to see ‘momentum’ within military services

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navy, sailors, recruits, graduates

Navy has less vaccinated sailors than previously reported, but still over 97%

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Pay & Benefits

G fund, TSP

Nearly all TSP funds take a dip in November after a promising October

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Technology

Meet the new second in command of procurement at the IRS

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Cyber advisors start to see ‘momentum’ within military services

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Workforce

paid family leave, talent pipeline

New House bill attempts to reinvigorate underperforming federal internship program

Read more
G fund, TSP

Nearly all TSP funds take a dip in November after a promising October

Read more

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