The Air Force plans to hire 1,400 cyber and 2,000 acquisition personnel over the next year. To do that, it’s taking a fresh approach to how it recruits.
The Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Inspector General in its FY 2017 management challenges report, said the agency needs to get a better handle on its workforce and workload, otherwise it’s “unclear” whether the loss of personnel is really all that bad for the agency. Cybersecurity, and oversight of states, territories and tribal areas, are also issues facing the department.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the National Treasury Employees Union is worried the Trump administration’s plan to eliminate the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program would make it harder for agencies to recruit top talent.
Have you read so much about the proposed 2018 budget that you feel like your head will explode? Do you just want to know which provisions would affect you, but are having trouble separating it from all the rest? Federal News Radio has boiled it all down to some key takeaways all federal employees need to know. If you read nothing else about the budget, read this.
Among the major items in the President’s 2018 budget request are a few other provisions that have the potential to impact federal employees and their agencies.
The Air Force let go of more than 1,100 airmen in 2015 and 2016 as part of its 2014 force reduction.
President Donald Trump’s fiscal 2018 budget request suggests personnel cuts at the majority of the 24 largest federal agencies. But the Homeland Security Department is one of the few that could undergo a bit of a hiring spree next year.
The Securities and Exchange Commission is rolling out two major human capital systems this summer.