RIF

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Who stays and who goes during a RIF? OPM wants to change the rules for retaining employees

Proposed regulations from the Office of Personnel Management prioritize an employee’s performance over length of service when choosing who to retain during…

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NRC preparing for RIFs, but not for the reason you might think

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Getty Images/iStockphoto/wildpixelConcept of unemployment and business downsizing symbol as a group of businesswomen and businessmen drawings being swept away by a broom as a symbol for employee reduction with 3D illustration elements.

What if D (for decimation) Day is tomorrow?

Friday is D-Day, as in Decimation Day, when federal agencies are supposed to unveil and reveal their downsizing plans, which will mean buyouts, early outs…

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Rex Tillerson

How to carry out a headcount reduction

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will have to create a two-way communication channel in which people don’t just feel they’re heard but also comprehended.

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Relax … for a week if you’re lucky

When it comes to government shutdowns, remember that every silver lining has a cloud, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.

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