According to the latest count from the Office of Personnel Management, less than 100 federal employees have applied to their agencies' phased retirement program. It's been roughly two years since OPM released final regulations on phased retirement and gave agencies the green light to begin accepting applications.
After releasing policy on phased retirement last month, DoD is preparing for implementation. DoD components are opting to introduce phased retirement on their own terms by creating individual plans and mentoring guidelines based on their needs.
The Defense Department made a big splash in the world of federal retirement by recently introducing phased retirement to its civilian workforce, but for employees, the announcement still leaves some questions unanswered.
The Defense Department announced Tuesday that members of its civilian workforce can now seek phased retirement from their positions, a concept that’s received little attention from federal agencies until now.
Would you leave your government job if offered a $40,000 buyout? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says don't get your hopes up, but stay tuned, just in case.
In Federal News Radio’s exclusive fifth annual survey of federal CHCOs and deputy CHCOs, respondents rated improving the hiring process as their top priority for 2016, just a bit ahead of enhancing employee engagement and the training and development of the workforce.
With all of the hype surrounding the passage of phased retirement, you might have expected thousands of people to have signed up. But only a relative handful have to date. Jeff Neal, former DHS chief human capital officer, offers a reason why.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development is the latest agency to get on board with "succession planning."
Phased retirement could be a catalyst for new and mid-career employees to move up the ranks of federal agencies, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.
Federal agencies that have been waiting for somebody else to take the phased retirement plunge can relax. The Environmental Protection Agency told employees yesterday that a phased retirement program is now available for most eligible EPA employees.
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey has been checking the congressional calendar and he doesn't like what he sees.
After seemingly hibernating in the land of the lost, Uncle Sam's phased retirement program is popping up all over, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development is the first major agency out of the gate to offer a phased-retirement program. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey asks, what does that mean for other agencies?
Deputy Commissioner for Human Resources Reginald Wells of the Social Security Administration said his agency opted not to pursue a phased retirement program.