Katherine Archuleta

  • OPM begins Pathways education campaign

    The Office of Personnel Management is developing a handbook for hiring managers to better understand how the internship program works. The agency also plans to create videos and other tools for senior HR executives to navigate the program more successfully.

  • Emily Kopp, Reporter, Federal News Radio

    A two-pronged approach to building the workforce of the 21st century is coming from the Office of Personnel Management. Director Katherine Archuleta says the strategy includes some technology, some new approaches to old problems and some old-fashioned glad handing. Federal News Radio’s Emily Kopp tells In Depth with Francis Rose about the two employee groups that form the two prongs of the OPM strategy.

  • OPM seeks more millennials, female vets

    Director Katherine Archuleta says the personnel agency is overhauling the government’s recruiting tools to attract tech-savvy twentysomethings who might not be charmed, exactly, by stuffy job descriptions or bureaucratic websites.

  • Good news in the EVS: A well-educated federal workforce

    A deep dive into the 2014 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey reveals that 39 percent of feds have improved their educational status over the last decade.

  • OPM pushes agencies to hire long-term unemployed

    Following an executive order signed by President Barack Obama in January, OPM releases a memo giving agencies a new outline on hiring in an effort to reduce the number of long-term unemployed workers

  • Feds’ health care costs to increase by 3.2 percent in 2015

    The Office of Personnel Management released the latest costs for the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program Tuesday, which show an increase of less than 4 percent for the fourth straight year.

  • Q&A with OPM: Retirement, benefits and employee morale

    The Office of Personnel Management answers federal employees’ questions about phased retirement, diversity, recruitment and training, morale, pay, and more.

  • CFC 2014 broadens number, location of charities feds can donate to

    The Combined Federal Campaign kicked off Sept. 1, with the new universal giving program, which lets employees give money to any of the 24,000 charities nationwide.

  • OPM final rule bestows flags for fallen feds

    Two years after passage of the Civilian Service Recognition Act of 2011, the Office of Personnel Management issued a final rule to grant flags to the families of fallen feds.

  • OPM to test new SES onboarding framework, launch mentoring hub

    Office of Personnel Management Director Katherine Archuleta said the goal is to improve the transition of new members to the Senior Executive Service. The framework will include timetables and milestones for when new SESers are to meet people and learn key facets of their jobs.