Feds working out there in the nation’s parks and forests face special dangers but agency managers don’t have a good handle on the numbers.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Government Policy clarifies what federal employees need to report when accepting invitations to attend conferences.
The Army is still drafting an implementation plan for the civilian employee side of its new, overarching “People Strategy.” But officials are previewing some of the ideas that may soon become Army-wide policy.
The Army is taking in vast amounts of information on its soldiers to place them in their most fitting jobs.
On Tuesday, the Army released its first-ever “People Strategy.” Implementation plans are yet to come, but the service is already rethinking its selection process for new commanders.
The background checking process for security clearance is becoming a continuous thing, with ongoing monitoring of databases for clues to changes in cleared peoples’ situations.
Agencies are finding ways on their own to hire top talent, reskill existing employees and manage their workforces with more agility, a skill the Trump administration says is necessary absent some sweeping civil service modernization.
OPM is working with the Federal CIO Council to create a job rotation program for federal employees who went through the Federal Cybersecurity Reskilling Academy.
No federal executive wants his or her agency or bureau to languish at the bottom of those rankings of employee engagement.
It’s very likely, especially if you haven’t changed plans in the past few years or are retired, that you are paying more in premiums than necessary.
A quiet update for the Overseas Private Investment Corporation shows how reorgs can work without flamethrowing.
Bernie Kluger, a former deputy performance improvement officer at OPM, makes the case that if Americans begin to see government as the one employer best able to provide work with meaning, then they have a personal reason to be invested in its improvement.
While all of the focus on the OPM-GSA merger has been on OPM’s shortcomings, it is safe to say that the federal government as a whole has not covered itself with respect to management issues.
Executive orders on federal employment, and vigorous union opposition to them, appear to have poisoned relations between federal unions and the Trump administration beyond antidote.