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VA makes gains in engagement in Best Places to Work results

VA raised its engagement and satisfaction score by 3.4 points, and maintained its fifth place spot for large agencies in the 2023 Best Places to Work rankings.

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OPM

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

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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

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Veterans Affairs could improve how it assesses patients when they leave its hospitals

The Veterans Affairs office of inspector general has revealed a fundamental way to improve care. It has to do with assessing patients about to be discharged.

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New Army policy to accelerate adoption of digital engineering

Gabe Camarillo, the undersecretary of the Army, said the new digital engineering policy will bring the service more in-line with industry best practices.

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Space Force to create more integrated units

“The intent is for all mission areas to be in this Integrated Mission Delta approach. And all done personnel neutral,” said Lt. Gen. Philip Garrant.

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StateRAMP Exchange: Partnering with cloud security program speeds transformation, cyber leaders say

Maine and New Hampshire cybersecurity leaders say they have more confidence in cloud service providers who have gone through the StateRAMP certification program.

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HHS research arm looks to boost hospital cyber defenses with $50M project

The new project comes amid sustained Congressional attention on HHS’s role in overseeing healthcare cybersecurity in the wake of the Change Healthcare incident.

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

The Labor Department is embarking on a state-by-state refresh of unemployment insurance (UI) systems pushed to their limits at the height of the pandemic.

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Analysis of latest NIST cybersecurity framework

Lots of people pay attention to the Cybersecurity Framework from the National Institute of Standards and Technology. NIST came out with a major update recently.

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Government Accountability Office, federal budget oversight

She brought diversity to an under-represented group of dummies

Transportation safety in the United States has grown safer, thanks in part to work A GAO superstar. She’s overseen work in crash test dummies preventing wrecks.

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Defense News

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Army sets stage for broader adoption of digital engineering

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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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