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After six years, OPM has a permanent inspector general

The Office of Personnel Management’s permanent inspector general says she will prioritize IT modernization and cybersecurity out of nearly 400 open recommendations…

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NAPA report details path forward for OPM, but advocates worry it’ll be easily forgotten

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New federal hiring EO attempts to find quality among the ‘experts’

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Bipartisan Policy Center

Elections mean transitions, even if the incumbent wins

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Bipartisan Policy Center

Could it be time to rethink how federal agencies conduct oversight functions?

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Bipartisan Policy Center

Former OPM director leads task force looking into agency performance

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Federal News Radio

Does the administration have what it takes to reinvigorate an outdated civil service system?

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Federal leaders say civil service merit principles are timeless. But is OPM?

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OPM details strategy for workforce reshaping, basic tenets of Trump’s management agenda

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Time is now to reimagine the civil service, federal experts say

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Trump nominates 30-year government veteran to be new OPM director

President Donald Trump announced his intention to nominate George Nesterczuk, a former senior adviser with broad government experience, to lead the Office…

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Dan Blair: A look back at NAPA’s last 5 years

Members of the National Academy of Public Administration share an important characteristic. Even if you retire from your job, you never really give up…

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President-elect Donald Trump/(AP Photo/John Locher)President-elect Donald Trump gives his acceptance speech during his election night rally, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/John Locher)

How Trump’s business acumen could influence the federal workforce

Experts in the federal community say President-elect Donald Trump’s business acumen will likely factor into the future of the federal workforce during the next administration. Trump will likely play closer attention to measures that would hold poor-performers accountable. Though they may not agree on all the issues, some federal unions say they hope they can find common ground on proposals that would advance federal hiring reforms.

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