The Office of Personnel Management said it will soon sign off two separate direct-hire authorities and will begin initial steps to develop a special occupational pay and classification system.
The Food and Drug Administration has launched a new brand and advertising campaign to attract and recruit new employees.
After earning its own authority from Congress, the Food and Drug Administration is developing an alternative pay and personnel system for 38 occupations.
New Office of Personnel Management Director Jeff Pon detailed his vision for OPM and its role in modernizing 40-year-old statutes that govern how agencies recruit, retain, compensate and manage federal employees.
More and more agencies are turning to alternative personnel systems as a solution to hiring, accountability or performance challenges.