Kristine Simmons, Thomas W. Ross and Bill Valdez join host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to talk about a new report that proposes some major changes to the Civil Service Reform Act.
The Army’s deputy chief of staff for personnel discussed intentions to move away from a personnel system that uses cookie-cutter career paths.
Secretary of the Army Mark Esper says having a full budget on time means they can start training, maintaining equipment and making purchases at start of fiscal year with more certainty.
For many people age 40 seems to be the not-so-magic number. If you buy that, be advised that the Civil Service Reform Act is turning 40 this Saturday.
October is the 14th annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month at DHS and this year, strengthening the workforce is top of mind.
The Army is overhauling the way it recruits after a sour 2018. This includes exploring social media, Twitch and even memes as a way to reach potential recruits.
In part three of its special report, “Civil Service Reimagined: 40 Years Later,” Federal News Network looks at the Office of Personnel Management, and how it, past administrations and members of Congress have hindered the agency’s ability to lead and create change in the federal workforce.
Corbin Evans, director of regulatory policy at the National Defense Industrial Association, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for some initial impressions from the study.
Only 20 percent of the Army’s cyber teams are made up of civilians. The Army is analyzing whether that’s the right ratio in an environment where every uniformed servicemember is expected to be able to deploy to combat.
With a majority of the House and nearly half the Senate pushing back on the Trump administration’s plan to privatize the Postal Service, postal employees across the country rallied Monday, calling on their lawmakers to scuttle the proposal.
The number of feds who have account balances ranging from $750,000 to $999,000 rose between 2016 and this year. Now the largest balance is more than $6 million.
Top Army leaders say it will take time to overcome the recruiting challenges that caused them to miss their enlistment goal this year
Rob Leahy spent the last almost two years as deputy CIO for the Office of Personnel Management and now decided to return to the IRS where he spent most of his career.
September saw fewer new retirement claims in September — 7,142 — than August — 8,826 — but OPM also processed fewer claims in that time than the month before.