Hiring freeze

  • OMB nominee Mulvaney open to expanding hiring freeze to contractors

    Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.) offered his first insights into his management ideas during his two-committee marathon nomination hearings to be the next director of the Office of Management and Budget.

  • Kaine: Trump’s across-the-board hiring freeze unlikely to ‘drain the swamp’

    President Donald Trump’s long-promised hiring freeze on the entire federal civilian workforce will wind up hurting veterans hiring and the IRS’ ability to go after tax cheats, according to the senator who ran against him in the election.

  • A mild January hits a freeze (get it?)

    If you say no new hires and no new contracting out, you’ve got the bureaucracy boxed in.

  • Ethics chief says Trump plan to divest holdings is insufficient

    The government’s top ethics official says President Trump still hasn’t provided sufficient documentation of his plan to divest his business holdings.

  • Trump White House: A surprise for Hispanics?

    Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says some current and future feds could benefit from the current situation.

  • Hiring freeze result of Trump team’s review of federal agencies

    President Donald Trump signed a memorandum Monday implementing a federal hiring freeze. It prevents agencies from making most new hires and prevents them from filling vacant positions. It does not apply to military or national security positions.

  • Even in a Trump admin, AFGE believes feds will get a higher pay raise for 2018

    For J. David Cox, national president for the American Federation of Government Employees, the outcome of the 2016 presidential election came down to “bread and butter issues.” And those are challenges that his union, which represents more than 309,000 federal employees, will rally for with the start of the new administration as well.

  • Bob Tobias: What impact would a federal hiring freeze have?

    Suppose, after inauguration, President Donald Trump did impose a federal hiring freeze, easier firing and no more union work during regular hours. What might that effect be after 100 days? For one perspective, Federal Drive with Tom Temin turn to Bob Tobias, professor in the Key Executive Leadership Program at American University.

  • Freeze possibility has feds shivering

    Feet cold? Put on a hat. If anything, we’re entering a golden age for federal HR.

  • Contracting under a Trump administration

    Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, Lohfeld Consulting’s Lisa Pafe and Washington Technology’s Nick Wakeman join host Mark Amtower for a wide ranging discussion of what contractors are facing during the transition to a new administration. November 21, 2016