Satisfaction among TSP participants declines in 2023 survey
Currently, 82% of TSP participants are satisfied with the plan, compared with an 87% satisfaction rate in 2022.
Don’t just roll over your plan, says Kevin Moss, who researches FEHB plans for Consumers’ Checkbook. “It’s quite possible that you’re overpaying versus some less expensive options that could provide just as good or … even better coverage for a lower price.”
To bring in the next generation of its HR workforce, VHA is taking new graduates through a year of specialized training, to become HR professionals in areas where there’s a shortage of them.
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Talk about joint service. A member of the Space Force has become the first guardian to receive a service medal from the Coast Guard. The guardian spent three weeks aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Healy in the Arctic.
It’s never just one strategy, tactic or technology when it comes to cybersecurity. It’s a constant evolution that must simultaneously include investments in people, policy and tech. Get pointers from CISA, DARPA, IRS, ONCD and OPM in our new ebook.
The federal government’s made huge progress in reducing security clearance processing times over the last several years. But there are some early signs of backsliding. As Federal News Network reported last week, the latest data shows top secret investigations took an average of 115 days in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2023 – up from 84 days during the same period last year.
The head of the IRS’ cybersecurity operations says the Treasury agency is making progress on logging, multifactor authentication, and other aspects of “zero trust” security to help protect taxpayer data.
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