As part of Navy Month, Rear Adm. Matt Winter, outgoing Chief of Naval Research looks back on his career at the Office of Naval Research. What he is most proud of is working with “the best and brightest scientists in the world.”
Randy Silvey, president of Silverlight Financial, argues that federal employees are at a disadvantage compared to non-federal employees when it comes to having full control over their retirement money.
American federal workers have learned that size does count, big time, especially the person who’s got $5.3 million in his or her 401(k) plan, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.
2016 was a good year for fed workers investing in TSP, despite ups and downs in the market. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey digs deeper into what’s coming up next.
A Defense Department memo creates cross-functional teams to find where military services are overlapping in business practices.
The Defense Department will move nearly a quarter of a million workers to the New Beginnings system in April.
The General Services Administration’s Inspector General found the digital services group used unapproved software, put applications on the network without the proper authorizations and had an overall lack of management oversight or involvement that let 18F staff members basically do what they want.
Federal News Radio has learned President Donald Trump could sign an executive order as soon as this week requiring agencies to develop plans in the coming months to suggest ways to reduce the duplication of agencies, components and programs. The potential EO comes as agencies also are preparing for budget cuts that could range between 5 percent and 20 percent.
The Partnership for Public Service’s Best Places to Work rankings showed vast disparities between agencies with the highest and lowest employee engagement in 2016. The Partnership compared 69 agencies and subcomponents into five mission areas for the second time.
More than 80 Twitter accounts claiming to represent various federal organizations and employees, many of them national parks, exist in opposition to the Trump administration and its policies.
Agencies have a few more answers now from the Office of Personnel Management about implementing the short-term federal hiring freeze. Specifically, the guidance clarifies the freeze’s impact on temporary and term limited employees, interns and others.
The Thrift Savings Plan ended 2016 on a strong note, posting both positive monthly numbers and high yearly numbers.
In today’s Top Federal Headlines, the Army’s plan to attract more recruits includes bonuses and short term contracts
A judged ruled in favor of thousands of people who claimed the federal government was wrong not to pay them on time for their work during the first week of the government shutdown.
Recruiting and hiring cybersecurity talent has long been an uphill battle for the federal government, but the National Institute of Standards and Technology wants to make sure that President Donald Trump’s 90-day hiring freeze won’t make the problem worse.
The Treasury Department has developed a financial management maturity model to help agencies understand mission value of the CFO’s office.
President Donald Trump has picked Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his new national security adviser
In today’s Top Federal Headlines, the Office of Personnel Management offers guidance on exceptions to a federal hiring rule.
Fifteen senators signed a resolution this week, expressing their support of the federal workforce and pledging their opposition to recent actions from Congress and the White House.
The Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act of 2015 would create a “culture of excellence,” promoting wise use of taxpayer dollars.
In today’s Top Federal Headlines, Alma Cole, former director of the Homeland Security Department’s Cyber Operations Center returns to the agency as Customs and Borders Protection’s new Chief Information Security Officer
The Veterans Benefits Administration sees progress with the National Work Queue, the automatic workload system that assigns a veteran’s claim to the regional office that has the most capacity to immediately begin work. But Congress is concerned the NW Queue creates unnecessary confusion and can’t address the growing backlog of veterans claims.
Problems transferring licenses from military to civilian world or from one state to another are starting to get attention in Congress.
The GAO High-Risk List indicates management weaknesses, but refrains from ascribing evil motives or impugning people’s integrity.
Foreign hackers will target current and former federal employees based on a broad set of data, not just personal information stolen during the massive breach in 2015.
Federal News Radio celebrates Presidents Day with a look back at America’s 45 presidencies.
In today’s Top Federal Headlines, two democratic congressman publish a resource guide to show federal employees how to safely speak out against potential or real wrongdoings.
The cybersecurity risk landscape is continually changing, as a result governance, risk and compliance are finding ways to adapt.