In today’s Federal Newscast, a bipartisan bill in the Senate would fast-track hiring staff to work for the Special Inspector General for Pandemic Recovery, who’s now one step away from confirmation.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the military has made some gains in recruiting women over the past 15 years — but they’re still much less likely to serve for a full career than men are.
In earliest days of the coronavirus pandemic, the Veterans Health Administration took apart its hiring process and found a way to waive or delay steps to onboard new employees within three days. With any luck, hiring at VHA will never be the same, the agency said.
A diverse group of associations has urged Congress to put federal hiring reforms into the 2021 National Defense Authorization bill.
Officials said Friday that DoD’s newest combatant command will stay at its temporary home in Colorado Springs for the next six years; it’s expected to take about that long for a new basing decision to be made and new facilities to be built.
“Due to the current COVID-19 situation, [Employer Name] has postponed all recruitment of interns until further notice.” This message has become all too common as students who were expecting to gain experience in a 2020…
The Department of Homeland Security has created a new, derived alternative credential for both new and existing employees and contractors who need access to the agency’s networks but can’t physically visit a DHS facility to replace or get a new personal identity verification (PIV) card during the coronavirus pandemic.
GSA, DHS and other agencies are trying to address new challenges of hiring and onboarding employees during the pandemic emergency, and these changes are bringing agencies closer to modern human resources practices.
A trio of congressionally-chartered commissions have a long list of ideas for the federal workforce, including changes to hiring, veterans preference and internship programs, which they want to include in the next defense authorization bill.
Agencies are substituting in-person hiring events with virtual job fairs and recruiting webinars, and many organizations are thinking outside the box to onboard new employees.
Potential service members will need a waiver to join up if they were hospitalized for COVID-19.
A few more feds parted ways with the government last month, but still no more than they did a year ago.
Has your Thrift Savings Plan account shrunk by 20% or more? Has the private sector job you were considering as a second career gone away?
The U.S. Census Bureau is restarting some work in the field for the 2020 census on a limited basis after field operations were shut down for a month and a half because of the pandemic