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

In today’s Federal Newscast, a new program offers opportunities for more women to join the 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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(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

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‘Nearly all’ State Dept. SES, senior Foreign Service members eligible to retire in next 10 years

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Is the federal workforce stretched too thin to handle the next major disaster?

A recent study from the Senior Executives Association paints a dire picture. The federal workforce is too overworked, stressed and ill-equipped to handle…

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SES and lower-paid feds alike hit by partial shutdown

As the federal partial shutdown drags on, much of the attention is on union employees and lower-paid people. But it’s not easy for federal senior executives,…

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Bound by constraints of 40-year-old rules, civil service ready for a rebuild

Federal News Radio explores how an evolving federal workforce has been bound by the constraints of a 40-year-old civil service system that largely hasn’t changed at all since 1978.

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