Senior Executive Service

Why self-awareness can be an important characteristic for today’s leaders

To be a good leader, you’ve got to know your people. But what about knowing yourself? Emotional intelligence is more important than ever in connecting…

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‘There’s a lot to be done’: Federal groups push for greater SES diversity

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FILE - A box filled with dollar bills is shown in New York, Wednesday, April 3, 2019. Even though your tax refund can feel like a gift from the government, the best use of those funds is not always apparent. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Locality tweaks are only the tip of the federal pay iceberg, managers coalition warns

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How does locality pay actually work, and where did it come from?

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OPM hopes to make it easier for women to join Senior Executive Service

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Black federal executives have high hopes for the latest executive order on racial equity

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GAO says these agencies didn’t follow employee reassignment rules

Senior Executive Service members are people who, in theory, are capable of moving into just about any agency to help out. But there are rules to how and…

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OPM answers some FAQ’s about surprise day off for feds

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management makes some clarifications about President Trump’s declared day off on Christmas Eve.

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(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2016, file photo illustration, a person types on a laptop in Florida. Riviera Beach, Fla., agreed to pay $600,000 in ransom to hackers who took over its computer system, the latest in thousands of attacks worldwide aimed at extorting money from governments and businesses. Spokeswoman Rose Anne Brown said Wednesday, June 19, 2019, that the city of 35,000 residents has been working with outside security consultants, who recommended the ransom be paid. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)

IG: Veterans Affairs put millions of vets and service members at risk of identity theft

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Veterans Benefits Administration, under pressure, reverses an Obama-era policy that resulted in Privacy Act violations.

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