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VA building out career development portal to boost cyber skills

After creating an internal career development portal for cyber employees, the VA’s Office of Information and Technology aims to build out the platform further.

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The White House says FDIC chairman to step down following report on agency's toxic workplace culture

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US says cyberattacks against water supplies are rising, and utilities need to do more to stop them

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2023 Best Places to Work marks a turning point in employee engagement

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Rear Adm. Terry B. Kraft, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Japan, passes through sideboys as the official party arrives for a ship visit aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63).

Navy grapples with at-sea shortages as recruiting lags

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Drones

House lawmakers want to create Army drone branch

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ASPIRE targets the waste in federal workforce training

Tony Boese, the research programs manager and associate researcher in VA’s NAII, said the new workforce education platform reduces the need for retraining.

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The time for government to feel has come

Embracing the humanity of federal employees isn’t about balancing robotic professionalism and joyful home lives.

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Return-to-office review: The latest from Congress, agency leaders and employees

With the federal return-to-office conversation always in flux, Federal News Network wants to keep you up-to-date on what it all means for federal employees.

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Federal News Network's New Hire Guide

Federal News Network's New Hire Guide

New to civil service? We created this guide to provide insights and pointers to first-time feds. Be inspired by careerists and also get pointers to make the transition to your new job as smooth as possible. (Pssst: It includes health and life insurance cheat sheets too!)

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Looking ahead to the no-surprise, likely-late 2025 federal spending bills

It is budget season on Capitol Hill and agency leaders are busy defending their 2025 spending plans in front of the appropriations committees.

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CDC cuts the digital fat as part of its website redesign

Carol Crawford, the director for digital media at the CDC, said the website redesign reduced the site’s content by about 65%, making information easier to find.

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Best Places to Work top 10 list has a few new faces, and many familiar ones

In a preview of the Best Places to Work rankings, the Partnership for Public Service has released top 10 lists of agencies with high employee engagement scores.

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CX Exchange: How to use AI to reinvent workflows, help employees better help citizens

Employees who are able to understand customer sentiment can adjust services more quickly to meet citizens’ needs. The advent of AI makes it possible to sift and provide information so agency employees to respond fast, Verizon’s David Werner says.

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TSA, AFGE see milestone contract as ‘pivot point’ for frontline workforce

After signing a seven-year contract with TSA, AFGE leaders are now looking to get Title 5 rights cemented in law for tens of thousands of TSA employees.

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Army needs flexible contracting to deliver its network

“We have got to build flexibility into our programs so that commander doesn’t have to make static decisions,” said Mark Kitz.

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Labor Department hires help to fill specialized talent pipeline

The Department of Labor has a partner in developing a talent pipeline for the semiconductor industry.

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Lessons from the best and not-so-best places to work

They’re out: The annual listing of the best places to work in the federal government.

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Defense News

Rear Adm. Terry B. Kraft, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Japan, passes through sideboys as the official party arrives for a ship visit aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63).

Navy grapples with at-sea shortages as recruiting lags

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Drones

House lawmakers want to create Army drone branch

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Pay & Benefits

Image of leaders at AFGE and TSA at signing ceremony.

TSA, AFGE see milestone contract as ‘pivot point’ for frontline workforce

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Another attempt to determine if federal employees are underpaid

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Technology

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US says cyberattacks against water supplies are rising, and utilities need to do more to stop them

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Workforce

Martin Gruenberg

The White House says FDIC chairman to step down following report on agency’s toxic workplace culture

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