In an age of bipartisanship, a committee of policy think-tanks and good government groups, led by the Senior Executives Association, say they’ve found a consensual starting point for civil service modernization.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is standing up a career roadmap aimed at helping its contracting workforce move up the agency’s ranks, while the VA has moved to more virtual, instructor-led training.
Since 2010 the Presidential Management Fellows Program has brought thousands of students and recent graduates into federal service. Margot Conrad at the Partnership for Public Service had more details.
The military services are thinking about sending troops to different areas depending on deployability status.
Jothi Dugar, the NIH’s clinical center’s chief information security officer, said she is using the agency’s Diversity of Science effort to increase the number of women in cybersecurity.
In today’s Federal Newscast, with the threat of a government shutdown looming, the National Treasury Employees Union is pleading with Congress to pass the seven remaining appropriations bills.
Mark Esper, secretary of the Army, said the Office of Personnel Management is not made up of bad people, but that the Army could better handle civilian hiring on its own.
After interference by Russian during the 2016 presidential race caught federal officials flat-footed, the Department of Homeland Security worked with states to secure election systems from cyber threats.
A new study says DoD has great programs for PCS moves, but doesn’t always employ them the best way.
In the midst of intensifying space operations and threats, the Air Force is increasing its initial training for airmen specializing in space from 77 days to 111 days, starting next October.
The Office of Personnel Management is giving agency heads the flexibility to decide whether they need direct-hire authority to fill certain IT positions and grant that authority on their own.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has chosen career ambassador Daniel Smith as the new director of the Foreign Service Institute, the State Department’s premier training bureau.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management is changing regulations on direct hire authorities.
A new RAND study reveals that the Defense Department doesn’t need high ranking officials in some of its leadership positions.