Whatever the reason, and whether or not you end up making a change at the end, the Office of Personnel Management encourages all FEHB enrollees to take a look during Open Season at the health care changes coming in 2024.
Anyone working in the last few years has likely encountered the DEI movement: diversity, equity and inclusion. The Biden administration expanded that by adding an "A" for accessibility.
In today's Federal Newscast: GSA is setting up a new contract to help agencies mitigate their supply chain risks. Congressional leaders want an update on how agencies are using AI tools. And as you brace for a government shutdown, how about a snow day?
For participants in the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) program, Open Season kicked off Nov.13 and will run through Dec.11.
In a new competency model, OPM listed 33 specific skills that it said are important for program evaluation work.
Growing numbers of federal employees are about to come under what's known as continuous vetting. Public databases automatically monitored by security officials to make sure you haven't been criminally charged or suddenly incurred large debt. Those with national security clearance are mostly under continuous vetting already. Now the Office of Personnel Management plans to expand that to feds with so-called non-sensitive public trust positions. How should agencies prepare? How should you prepare? For insight, Federal Drive Host Tom Temin spoke with the managing partner of the Tully Rinckey law firm, Dan Meyer.
Federal employees and annuitants have some homework to do ahead of Open Season to ensure they’re in the plan that’s right for them.
Now that several agencies have special hiring authorities, a forthcoming proposal aims to bring 'equity' to the cyber recruiting landscape.
In a reversal from last month, the Office of Personnel Management’s retirement claims backlog headed upward in October. The 16,678 claims are an increase of 1,226 from September.
OPM's overall measure of employee engagement increased to 72%, up one percentage point from the year before, and tying the government’s score from 2020 — a five-year high.
The senior leaders in government across 31 agencies will take home Presidential Rank Awards in recognition of their contributions to public service.
The 14 labor groups said OPM’s proposed rule has specific provisions that would support the career federal workforce for a long time.
Chief learning officers, often behind the scenes, try to ensure an agency’s workforce has the skills it needs, particularly in mission-critical areas, such as data analytics, IT and cybersecurity.
The Biden administration is calling for a “governmentwide AI talent surge” across the federal workforce to build up its capacity to lead on this emerging technology.