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(AP Photo/Mike Groll)FILE - This April 22, 2014, file photo shows an employment application form on a table at a job fair in Hudson, N.Y. Middle-age white Americans with limited education are increasingly dying younger, on average, than other middle-age U.S. adults, a trend driven by their dwindling economic opportunities, research by two Princeton University economists has found. The economists, Anne Case and Angus Deaton, argue in a paper released Thursday, March 23, 2017, that the loss of steady middle-income jobs for those with high school degrees or less has triggered broad problems for this group. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)

Congress sets a deadline for federal hiring reform in omnibus spending bill

The omnibus spending bill would give the Office of Personnel Management and the Office of Management and Budget 120 days to come up with a plan to speed…

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Facing pressure for more talent, agencies get new resources from OPM to surge federal hiring

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Agency safety and reentry plans varied considerably during initial days of the pandemic, GAO finds

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(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)President Joe Biden speaks about foreign policy, at the State Department, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Biden calls for agency ideas to win the race for national security talent

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Social security relief for federal retirees, and other bills to watch after August recess

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The Marine Corps Systems Command’s Cyber Advisory Team completed its first emergency cyber acquisition as part of a new process designed to more quickly respond to the cyber warfighting needs of the force. The CAT quickly analyzes, distinguished, prioritizes and tracks cyber acquisition processes in order to provide more responsive and effective support to Marine Corps cyber forces. (U.S. Marine Corps illustration by Jennifer Sevier)

Marine Corps ‘in with both feet’ for DoD’s new cyber pay and personnel system

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Trying to modernize the federal workforce? Look for solutions to these barriers first

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Agencies may have too many special hiring authorities, OPM admits

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Agency heads now have direct authority to appoint administrative law judges

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Special hiring authorities for DoD’s acquisition workforce: too much of a good thing

A congressional advisory panel says lawmakers have provided numerous ways for DoD to speed up its hiring of acquisition professionals. In fact, they may…

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EEOC, experts offer guidance on reaching disability hiring goals

Experts from the Equal Opportunity Employment Commission and the Employer Assistance and Resource Network held a Twitter chat on April 19 to discuss problems…

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Margot Conrad: How new hiring authorities can improve national security recruitment

Margo Conrad, director of education and outreach at the Partnership for Public Service, explains how new hiring authorities can help get national security people into government,

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