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With 12 days until Inauguration Day, OPM announces temporary SES hiring freeze

The Office of Personnel Management said Friday it would impose a temporary hiring freeze on positions in the Senior Executive Service. The move is customary…

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USDA CIO cites workforce ‘restructuring’ as reason for hiring freeze, early retirement offers

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Pompeo rallies State Department workforce on ‘professional ethos’ as agency turns 230

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Pompeo: State Dept will have ‘every dollar we need to deliver,’ despite cuts in Trump plan

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Whistleblower: White House, State Department officials sought removal of career employees not ‘supportive’ of Trump

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2017 in review: Hiring freeze, government reorg, sexual harassment and more

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Elijah Cummings

Even a government reorg may not break decades of federal workforce trends

The age-old question is particularly relevant as agencies prepare to reorganize and cut personnel.

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State Department employees frustrated over looming budget, workforce cuts

More than 35,000 State Department employees voiced concerns to management about some of the changes being proposed under its agency reorganization.

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IGs say budget cuts to their offices will do more harm than good

A survey finds inspectors general worried about the hiring freeze and budget cuts that could cost more money than they would save.

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