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OPM defends efforts to prevent Schedule F’s return, 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 digital engineering

New Army policy to accelerate adoption of digital engineering

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Congress Labor Secretary

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

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May We Say Thank You

During the month of May, we’d like to show federal employees and contractors how much their work truly means to us AND to you.

Help us recognize the devoted public servants who have exemplified public service at home and abroad and send an e-card today!

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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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DoJ launches new effort to keep guns from dangerous hands

A new Justice Department resource center will help jurisdictions carry out firearms laws to keep guns from people deemed a danger to themselves and others.

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F-35, Joint Strike Fighter, software development

Software development and continuous testing are the wind beneath the F-35's wings

The team behind the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter have one mission, and that is to keep the operation of the jet safe for the warfighters who rely on it. 

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cyber workforce, cyber skills, hiring workforce

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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Discussing the trends: How agency leaders are thinking about the future of human capital management

As agencies look to address governmentwide human capital issues, like attrition, turnover, recruitment and morale, the effective use of data becomes critical. Watch the on-demand video to learn more!

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Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Chairman Martin Gruenberg, testifies before a Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs hearings to examine recent bank failures and the Federal regulatory response on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, March 28, 2023, in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

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, civilian workforce

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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Department of Energy

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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Shelby Oakley GAO

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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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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federal employees, pay

Another attempt to determine if federal employees are underpaid

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Technology

army digital engineering

Army sets stage for broader adoption of digital engineering

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Workforce

OPM

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

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