The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration is the latest agency to conduct a large-scale test of its telework capabilities amid growing concerns over the spread of the coronavirus.
The workforce at the Department of Homeland Security is more diverse than most other federal agencies, but the agency struggles to retain those employees for future leadership positions.
DHS morale numbers are unlikely to rise without significant reforms on multiple levels.
The Department of Homeland Security has launched an employee and family readiness council that senior leaders believe are addressing workforce engagement challenges.
In today’s Federal Newscast, given the acute and ongoing shortage of cybersecurity talent, government officials are starting to think about hiring on skill, rather than specific degree.
Chief human capital officers at two of the largest federal agencies had a clear message for Congress: Don’t give us any more hiring authorities.
Angela Bailey joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin in studio for a wide ranging interview on HR at the Department of Homeland Security.
Congress didn’t send a sweeping civil service modernization package to the president’s desk this year, but winners of this year’s Presidential Rank Awards have some ideas on where they can start on their own.
Agencies have also said they’re beginning to evolve and mature their views on how they can improve employee engagement.
The Trump administration has been busy putting the pieces in place for hiring process improvements and reskilling initiatives.