As agencies gain more specific authorities to hire new employees, the size of the excepted service has grown over the past 20 years, according to a new study from the Office of Personnel Management.
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Sylvia Burns, the Interior Department CIO since 2014, is taking a new position in government.
Forty years after the civil service was officially “reformed” by the Carter administration, a new team with very different ideas about the role of government and regulations is looking to do some reforming of its own.
Federal News Radio explores how an evolving federal workforce has been bound by the constraints of a 40-year-old civil service system that largely hasn’t changed at all since 1978.
Jeff Neal, former CHCO at DHS, says that the new hiring authority included in the 2019 NDAA is not a bad idea.
Rae Steinbach, contributor to 15Five, offers five steps to improving employee engagement for all agencies.
As the Trump administration considers civil service modernization, those who helped craft the original Civil Service Reform Act say the White House could do the same thing in 2018 that they did in 1978, with a few exceptions.
GSA released a request for information seeking help from contractors to support union of OPM’s HR Solutions office into the Federal Acquisition Service.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management is encouraging agencies to let Washington-area employees use telework and other workplace flexibilities for the next two weeks during Metro’s major track work.
Local American Federation of Government Employees representatives at the Veterans Affairs Department say the agency has inconsistently implemented the president’s executive order on official time.
The Office of Personnel Management’s latest monthly retirement claims report shows progress in some areas but the backlog is still not budging.
The Trump administration is drafting an executive order to authorize the transfer of the governmentwide security clearance program from the Office of Personnel Management and National Background Investigations Bureau to the Pentagon.
GSA promoted Beth Angerman and Dan Pomeroy to new positions in the Office of Governmentwide Policy.