The acting OPM director shares insight on how a recent executive order will simplify and liberalize open federal hiring practices.
In today’s Federal Newscast, about 4,000 federal employees have filed workers’ compensation claims with the Labor Department due to COVID-19.
The bipartisan House provision, advocated by Rep. Jim Langevin, would also work with federal departments to develop a U.S. national cyber strategy.
DoD has a longstanding reputation as the only federal department that can’t pass an audit. That same reputation is inhibiting the sort of recruitment it needs to help solve the problem.
As Congress debates must-pass legislation for 2021, members are leaving many of the big-ticket federal workforce items on the table this year.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a bicameral group of Democrats say top leadership vacancies at the Federal Emergency Management Agency are unacceptable.
Speaking as part of Washington Technology’s Virtual Power Breakfast panel, representatives of federal contractors shared how their companies shifted to a new paradigm of virtual onboarding.
Defense officials say COVID-19 “shattered the myth” that employees can’t be productive while teleworking. In many cases, they’re more productive than ever.
The new project, called Quantum Leap, aims to reshuffle about 1,000 members of the Army’s IT and cyber workforce between now and 2023. Officials say the current civilian workforce isn’t postured for the skills the service will need in the future.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Defense Secretary Mark Esper bans photographs from being used in the process to promote officers and enlisted service members.
The Office of Personnel Management is committing to more workforce training for supervisors, new leaders and human resources professionals this year, according to new Performance.gov updates.
About as many federal employees submitted retirement claims in June as the month before, but the Office of Personnel Management was able to reduce the backlog this time.
Organizations that represent IRS managers and employees say they haven’t been given much detail on the agency resuming more of its operations.
The president’s June 26 executive order modifies qualification and classification standards to eliminate degree requirements where possible, and eliminating reliance on applicant self assessment questionnaires. Will it make a difference? Maybe.