High Risk List

OPM, skills, federal HR employees

OPM redefines the skills that 40K federal HR employees need

New competency models for human resources (HR) positions rethink the job skills necessary for more than 40,000 HR employees across government.

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Agencies have a standardized set of skills to look for when hiring, developing program evaluators

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(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)FILE - In this May 18, 2020, file photo, Transportation Security Administration officers wear protective masks at a security screening area at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in SeaTac, Wash. The Biden administration says it is moving to increase the pay and union rights for security screeners at the nation’s airports. The Department of Homeland Security directed the acting head of the TSA to come up with a plan within 90 days to raise the pay of the screeners and expand their rights to collective bargaining.  (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Exposed to COVID-19 on the job? New website lets you join class-action lawsuit for hazard pay

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Federal IT acquisition and security stuck on High Risk List

Kevin Walsh, a director on the Government Accountability Office’s IT and cybersecurity team, had the latest on GAO’s High Risk List on Federal Drive with…

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Recruiting science and technology workforce on GAO’s High Risk List

The government isn’t very good at anticipating the types of people it will need, then having a plan to recruit and hire them.

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Gene Dodaro

On the High Risk List? That doesn’t make you a horrible person

The biennial list steams on, a few programs off, a few added, but the billions go.

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