Margaret Weichert, the number two leader at the Office of Management and Budget, is leaving government for the private sector, she confirmed to Federal News Network.
A new year brings many of the same priorities for the Trump administration and its workforce, but a new Performance.gov update notes plans to develop agility training for managers and double down on efforts to create federal career paths.
Research from federal agencies served as the springboard for Google’s major breakthrough in quantum computing.
Under the latest guidance from the Office of Personnel Management, agencies have new deadlines now to review and then streamline their existing performance management and disciplinary procedures for federal employees.
The latest rendition of guidance from the Office of Personnel Management urges agencies to involve subject matter experts earlier on in the federal hiring process, better analyze and then describe a job’s tasks and responsibilities and improve assessments to evaluate candidates.
The Trump administration has awarded nearly a million dollars to private-sector and academic partners for their work brainstorming on some of the most long-standing challenges facing the federal workforce.
Federal employees have a new flexibility to earn time off for religious reasons, while Congress considers a partial solution to resolve a shortcoming at the member-less Merit Systems Protection Board.
GSA and OMB announced a new competition to create a Government Effectiveness Advanced Research (GEAR) Center, a public-private partnership to bring together experts from agencies, academia and industry.
Having data behind which programs work and which don’t can make some tough budget decisions at TSA go a little more smoothly.
Evaluating and improving employee engagement gets easier with a tool from a small team of senior leaders at the National Institutes of Health. And the team is determined to share that tool and their vision across government.