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Presidential Rank Awards will return this year, OPM says

The Office of Personnel Management will accept nominations for the 2021 Presidential Rank Awards through April 9. The previous administration canceled…

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Black federal executives have high hopes for the latest executive order on racial equity

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Improving SES diversity takes work from leaders as well as lower ranks

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Administrative changes are the first step in civil service modernization

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With 12 days until Inauguration Day, OPM announces temporary SES hiring freeze

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Lack of transition support from OPM raises concerns the agency has become politicized

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Senators worried new VA accountability office appointment poses conflict of interest

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What Biden can learn from Obama — and Trump — about managing the federal workforce

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SES reassignments could use more oversight, GAO says

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The ‘optics’ may cost feds again this year

The prospects of a 1% federal pay raise for civilian employees next year seems more likely.

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Workforce training takes on new focus in Trump administration’s 2020 priorities

The Office of Personnel Management is committing to more workforce training for supervisors, new leaders and human resources professionals this year, according…

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Updated: Trump administration to cancel Presidential Rank Awards this year

Citing the coronavirus pandemic and ongoing economic uncertainty, the Trump administration said Monday it will cancel the highest honors for career civil servants this year.

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