The goal to train nearly 20% of all federal employees on cybersecurity, project management and data science skills is the Trump administration’s most clear target yet in its ongoing efforts to modernize the existing workforce.
While the intent of the Hatch Act provisions restricting federal workers may be sound, the result is, in effect, muzzling many federal workers and depriving them of their First Amendment rights
Kelly Morrison, a senior advisor at USAID, and Mona Siddiqui, the HHS CDO, are among several federal technology executives who are moving to the private sector in early 2020.
An elite group of Senior Executive Service members were honored this week for their groundbreaking research, massive modernization efforts and life-changing discoveries — and managing and encouraging their workforces during a 35-day government shutdown.
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.
Both the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Office of Personnel Management are building new leadership development models for a modern era.
Former DHS chief human capital officer Jeff Neal says he didn’t used to, but that the recent USDA situation makes him think the civil service might in fact be broken.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Rep. Mark Takano (D-Calif.), the head of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, wants all hands on deck to address veteran suicide.
The agency’s IG report on two Trump administration appointees reads like a politicals’ manual for what not to do.
In today’s Federal Newscast, agencies have one less thing to worry about for the final six weeks of fiscal 2019, budget cuts due to sequestration are not on the table.
USDA is the latest agency to announce a new training and reskilling opportunity, this time geared for rising IT employees interested in becoming a CIO or CISO.
Patrick Pizzella, acting Labor secretary, spent time at the agency in the 2000s and is using that knowledge to push the pace of change in technology, human resources and driving decisions through data.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is developing new training and policies for both employees and investigators within the agency’s Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection.
Federal News Network is conducting a survey of federal employees about the current state of managers in the government. We also want to know what skillsets, capabilities and training these managers will need over the next 3-to-5 years.