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Agencies navigating federal hiring challenges for employees with disabilities

Many agencies say the Schedule A hiring authority benefits the federal hiring process, but some agencies still face difficulties and confusion with using it.

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White House presses agencies to use apprenticeships for skills-based hiring

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The government’s top role for workforce diversity will soon be vacant. What happens next?

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Importance of meeting customer needs, agency mission earn high scores in 2023 FEVS

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Agencies moving toward OPM’s long-term goals for DEIA in FEVS

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CIGIE’s ‘roadmap’ moves DEIA efforts from words into clear actions

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How diverse are the executives, managers and supervisors working in government?

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Federal employee engagement, job satisfaction tick upward in 2023 FEVS survey

OPM’s overall measure of employee engagement increased to 72%, up one percentage point from the year before, and tying the government’s score from 2020…

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(AP Photo/J. David Ake)FILE - In this April 1, 2014, file photo, the headquarters for the U.S. Agency for International Development is seen in Washington. The state-backed Russian cyber spies behind the SolarWinds hacking campaign launched a targeted spear-phishing assault on U.S. and foreign government agencies and think tanks using an email marketing account of the U.S. Agency for International Development, Microsoft said, late Thursday, May 27, 2021. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)

USAID tightens up its approach to working with overseas religious groups

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) works with commercial contractors and non-profits in countries where it operates. For many years,…

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OPM’s Underwood aims to help agencies reach next level of DEIA workforce goals

Among many DEIA priorities, OPM set a goal of increasing the new DEIA index in the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey (FEVS) six points by fiscal 2026.

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