In today's Federal Newscast, the Senior Executives Association is urging the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee to take action this year on hiring reforms and other recommendations to modernize the federal workforce.
The Senior Executives Association points out the non-SES portion of the federal workforce is 18% black, but the SES is less than 11% black.
Joe Paiva, a retired Army officer and former CIO at the Commerce Department’s International Trade Administration, offers federal and industry executives some ideas for making hiring more equitable and less unintentionally biased.
The Senior Executives Association has announced a new interim president to lead the organization. The interim leader is replacing Bill Valdez, the prior SEA president who resigned in April.
The Federal Chief Information Officers Council selected 21 GS-14s and 15s from 11 different agencies to participate in an Agriculture Department-run Senior Executive Service candidate development program. The goal, USDA said, is to groom a new class of executives ahead of the presidential transition, often a popular time for SES retirements.
DoD organizations are being told to put all non-mission-essential travel on hold for at least the next two months. Travel bans to and through some countries will take effect on Friday.
The goal to train nearly 20% of all federal employees on cybersecurity, project management and data science skills is the Trump administration's most clear target yet in its ongoing efforts to modernize the existing workforce.
While the intent of the Hatch Act provisions restricting federal workers may be sound, the result is, in effect, muzzling many federal workers and depriving them of their First Amendment rights
Kelly Morrison, a senior advisor at USAID, and Mona Siddiqui, the HHS CDO, are among several federal technology executives who are moving to the private sector in early 2020.
An elite group of Senior Executive Service members were honored this week for their groundbreaking research, massive modernization efforts and life-changing discoveries -- and managing and encouraging their workforces during a 35-day government shutdown.
While all of the focus on the OPM-GSA merger has been on OPM’s shortcomings, it is safe to say that the federal government as a whole has not covered itself with respect to management issues.
Both the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Office of Personnel Management are building new leadership development models for a modern era.
Former DHS chief human capital officer Jeff Neal says he didn't used to, but that the recent USDA situation makes him think the civil service might in fact be broken.
In today's Federal Newscast, Rep. Mark Takano (D-Calif.), the head of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, wants all hands on deck to address veteran suicide.