With the initial transfer of the National Background Investigations Bureau to the Pentagon complete, defense officials say they can turn their attention toward both modernizing the security clearance process and better protecting critical IT systems among cleared industry providers.
The reason for the new shutdown decision deadline is that lawmakers have not approved appropriations to keep all federal agencies operating after Oct. 1.
Stress is real, and it can be a killer. Federal workers are not immune to job-related stress, and many occupy jobs that cause high levels of stress. So several agencies have employee assistance programs.
Jeff Neal breaks down why federal hiring practices are slow, confusing to nongovernment applicants, get tied up in regulations and often result in unqualified applicants getting the job.
The Veterans Affairs Department is getting out of the smart identity card issuance business by moving its 500,000 employees to GSA’s shared service.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Veterans Affairs launched a new training program to help employees impacted by the agency’s ongoing electronic health record modernization.
Congress seems to be working hard to avoid a lapse in appropriations when the fiscal year ends in a couple of weeks. But anything can happen.
D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton and Virginia Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton are trying to block the Bureau of Land Management relocation with new legislation. They have introduced a bill that would require the BLM headquarters to remain in the national capital region.
Artificial intelligence in the service of human resources management may sound ironic. But HR experts all over are predicting AI will improve their function.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the White House says it’s considering a new approach to helping agencies adopt artificial intelligence.
The idea is to constantly check on cleared people by automated means, rather than do periodic re-investigations.
DHS, the CIA and DoD are finding innovative ways to hire, train and retain employees with expertise in cybersecurity, cloud computing and other hard-to-fill technology skillsets.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Trump administration reveals more specifics about its proposed 2.6% raise for civilian employees.
Elections are interesting times for federal workers, because there are so many risks and even some benefits.