For many people age 40 seems to be the not-so-magic number. If you buy that, be advised that the Civil Service Reform Act is turning 40 this Saturday.
The Trump administration has been busy putting the pieces in place for hiring process improvements and reskilling initiatives.
The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee is also expected to take up legislation authorizing a government reorganization next week.
With age comes a need for an upgrade, so three major federal workforce groups are coming together to propose changes to the Senior Executive Service.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a new campaign from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency looks to develop new artificial intelligence technologies.
Beth Killoran becomes the fourth agency CIO to be reassigned under the Trump administration. Ed Simcox, the HHS chief technology officer, is taking over as acting CIO until a permanent one was named.
Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie says he’ll review some personnel moves and major agency actions himself, as 16 senators urge the new secretary to review a series of actions from prior VA leadership that have impacted career employees and executives.
Federal News Radio explores how an evolving federal workforce has been bound by the constraints of a 40-year-old civil service system that largely hasn’t changed at all since 1978.
Federal management organizations are working with the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee to flesh out their ideas for civil service modernization.
The Government Accountability Office found evidence of potential whistleblower retaliation and conflicts of interest among investigations of senior officials at the Veterans Affairs Department.
Jerry Davis retired from federal services after more than 20 years, including the last five as the NASA Ames CIO.
After more than one year after the Veterans Affairs Department stood up its new Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection. senior executives still make up a small fraction of disciplinary actions.
After earning its own authority from Congress, the Food and Drug Administration is developing an alternative pay and personnel system for 38 occupations.
The former DHS CHCO says there are other options for OPM that would be easier to implement, accomplish similar results and gain more support from both sides of the aisle.