Given that 2020 is a critical election year, and the number of federal workers in many congressional districts, any federal pay raise is a big deal.
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.
Because of the 2017 tax law, many were surprised to learn that it no longer paid to itemize deductions that had been important in the past.
The U.S. Postal Service is preparing to pull out of an international shipping rate agreement.
Bills, budgets and proposals to whack federal retirement benefits used to be the stuff of nightmares for both workers and retirees under FERS and CSRS.
Jim Hansen, the vice president of products, security and application management for SolarWinds, detailed why agencies need to do more to protect their employees from cyber attacks.
The first TSP millionaires were all alike and today, they still have a lot in common. The vast majority have been investing the maximum for 29-plus years.
Earlier this year, the chances of both (or either) a federal pay raise and a separate cost of living adjustment for retirees were hovering somewhere between slim and slimmer. The president called for a zero…
This column was originally published on Jeff Neal’s blog, ChiefHRO.com, and was republished here with permission from the author. We have heard a lot recently about reskilling, upskilling, and other terms that generally mean retraining workers…
Active and retired federal-postal workers, and their survivors have some of the best health insurance in the nation.
Researchers have big plans for Argonne National Laboratory’s future exascale supercomputer, Aurora.
Using animals in federal programs is sometimes necessary. So is treating them properly.
More than 4 million people, now-voting age adults, were born, and even more were in kindergarten, grade school or junior high when the attacks were made on the World Trade Centers and the Pentagon 18 years ago.
What’s next for big federal parcel in SE D.C. could take years to sort out