Hiring/Retention

Living our values by ensuring a livable wage

Kiran Ahuja, the director of the Office of Personnel Management, explains why making sure the federal workforce earns a minimum wage of $15 per hour is…

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IRS gearing up for next filing season but still dealing with 6M tax return backlog

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Nominee for DHS intel office pledges to take on longstanding morale issues

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FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2015 file photo, the Homeland Security Department headquarters in northwest Washington. An advisory issued by officials in the United States, United Kingdom and Australia warns that hackers linked to the Iranian government have been targeting a “broad range of victims” inside the U.S. with ransomware and other malicious cyber activity.  (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

DHS launching new employee training program focused on climate change

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OPM to create Chief Diversity Officer Council to elevate role across government

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OPM looks to repeal federal workforce policies impacted by Trump executive order

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OPM sets bar for agencies hiring data scientists with new job qualifications

CDOs reported significant progress in meeting early goals under the 10-year Federal Data Strategy, but repeatedly sought to increase staffing and raise…

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(AP Photo/Charles Krupa)Parcels jam a conveyor belt at the United States Postal Service sorting and processing facility, Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, in Boston. On the busiest days, about 170,000 packages are processed at the facility. Last year's holiday season was far from the most wonderful time of the year for the beleaguered U.S. Postal Service. Shippers are now gearing up for another holiday crush.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

USPS sees more on-time holiday deliveries, despite surge in COVID-19 quarantines

The improved performance is a positive sign for USPS management. However, the latest COVID-19 quarantine figures indicate USPS will continue to contend…

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Intensive care nurses treat patients severely ill with Covid-19 disease in the Corona intensive care unit at the University Hospital in Halle/Saale on Monday, Nov. 22, 2021. The German air force Luftwaffe will begin assisting the transfer of intensive care patients from hospitals in Bavaria to northern German states.(Hendrik Schmidt/dpa via AP)

VA practitioners reporting higher levels of burnout due to pandemic

In today’s Federal Newscast, more employees at the Veterans Health Administration say they experienced burnout in 2021 compared to previous years.

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