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How agencies are tackling Biden’s new diversity and inclusion order

The Office of Personnel Management is developing an assessment tool for agencies, designed to help them evaluate the current state of their diversity,…

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Biden’s diversity and inclusion EO highlights struggling federal internship program

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After pandemic telework, are agency relocations dead?

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Congress wants more ‘walk,’ less ‘talk’ on diversity and inclusion efforts at VA

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Whistleblower protection bill gives feds facing retaliation avenue for relief outside MSPB

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Is there a STEM job or SES slot with your name on it?

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A long-serving and steady voice for public service and performance calls it a day

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Presidential Rank Awards will return this year, OPM says

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Black federal executives have high hopes for the latest executive order on racial equity

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How to diversify and include? Hint: It starts with you

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Improving SES diversity takes work from leaders as well as lower ranks

Senior executives are in key positions to improve federal workforce diversity, but the numbers have not been encouraging.

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Administrative changes are the first step in civil service modernization

Administrative changes have the advantage of being entirely within the power of the executive branch, says Jeff Neal. There is no need to wait for Congress…

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Historic absences at MSPB hit 4-year mark, creating potentially costly backlog

The Merit Systems Protection Board marked four straight years this month without a quorum. While some are hopeful the incoming administration will quickly name new members, the board faces a backlog of at least 3,071 pending cases, some of which could be costly in the long run.

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