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Biden’s DEIA strategy seeks to better understand federal employees’ challenges

The administration will elevate the role of chief diversity officers to help lead agency DEIA implementation teams and conduct quarterly updates to track…

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Biden administration details initial vision, three top priorities under President’s Management Agenda

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State Dept. CDO makes diversity top management priority under data strategy

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Time for the ‘great resignation?’ Not for the federal government, CHCOs say

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Yearly processing times for federal retirement climb to record high

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OPM hiring policy gives agencies new tool to more easily recruit recent graduates

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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)Kiran Ahuja, the nominee to be Office of Personnel Management Director, appears before a Senate Governmental Affairs Committee hybrid nominations hearing on Capitol Hill, Thursday, April 22, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

With agencies preparing for the future of work, Ahuja says OPM is ready to help

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Making diversity, equity and inclusion agile, accountable will help its adoption, agencies say

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Building and transferring expert knowledge within federal agencies

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Intelligence community workforce is more diverse, but still struggles with retention and promotion

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Could AI help stave off the brain drain of federal retirement?

Natural language processing and automation are some of the technologies agencies are considering both to cope with an aging out of the federal workforce.

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AbilityOne seeks to end minimum wage exception for disabled workers at nonprofit contractors

Nonprofit contractors employing people with disabilities through the AbilityOne program have not been bound to pay minimum wages, with many employees consistently…

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Agency safety and reentry plans varied considerably during initial days of the pandemic, GAO finds

Agencies initially moved through reentry phases at different rates, and the phases themselves had different characteristics and criteria, the Government Accountability Office said. Those plans improved and grew more comprehensive and consistent with more guidance from the new Safer Federal Workforce Task Force.

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