In this March 18, 2021 photo, the White House is shown in Washington. Five White House staffers have been fired because of their past use of drugs, including marijuana. White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Friday

Biden undoes Trump memo skeptical of agency performance metrics

The Office of Management and Budget will lead “a coordinated approach” to fold agency strategic plans and priority goals into the Biden administration’s…

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What may survive from Trump’s workforce agenda, with many of the signature policies gone

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What Biden can learn from Obama — and Trump — about managing the federal workforce

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2020 is the year for scaling up Trump administration workforce pilots

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In lab-to-market push, federal scientists urged to adopt ‘entrepreneurial mindset’

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OPM tells agencies to review, streamline performance management, disciplinary policies

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In new batch of federal hiring advice, OPM urges agencies to review how they assess job candidates

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The U.S. Capitol dome is seen past the base of the Washington Monument just before sunrise in Washington, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018. Hundreds of thousands of federal workers faced a partial government shutdown early Saturday after Democrats refused to meet President Donald Trump's demands for $5 billion to start erecting a border wall with Mexico. Overall, more than 800,000 federal employees would see their jobs disrupted, including more than half who would be forced to continue working without pay. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Workforce roundup: New religious time off authority, a short-term fix for MSPB

Federal employees have a new flexibility to earn time off for religious reasons, while Congress considers a partial solution to resolve a shortcoming at…

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Office of Personnel ManagementMargaret Weichert, acting director at the Office of Personnel Management and deputy director for Management at the Office of Management and Budget., holds a challenge coin.

Race is on to create GEAR Center for federal applied research

GSA and OMB announced a new competition to create a Government Effectiveness Advanced Research (GEAR) Center, a public-private partnership to bring…

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TSA using evidence-based decisionmaking to justify plan to shutter 3 programs

Having data behind which programs work and which don’t can make some tough budget decisions at TSA go a little more smoothly.

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