Kiran Ahuja

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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Feds can still take administrative leave to get COVID-19 booster shots

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(AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)USPS, FEHB, PSHB, 2025 budget

USPS health care program will have 32 carrier options in 2025

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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)Office of Personnel Management Director, Kiran Ahuja

Agencies get details on how to better recruit, retain military spouses

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Federal Housing Finance Agency to kickstart negotiations for first-ever union contract

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Graphic By: Derace Lauderdaleearly career, skills-based hiring,workforce, diversity

The government’s top role for workforce diversity will soon be vacant. What happens next?

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4 ways federal pay has changed in the last year

Although OPM has made various tweaks to the federal pay system — such as removing a cap on higher pay rates, and shifting the onus for approving pay…

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Heading into 2024, OPM ‘fundamentally rethinking’ federal hiring

For the Office of Personnel Management, even more plans appear to lie ahead. But many may come in smaller bites and require leadership from chief human…

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Telework changes, hiring reforms of 2023 charting a course into the new year

Telework and return-to-office changes at agencies were far from the only pivot for the federal workforce in 2023.

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