Both the Government Accountability Office and the department’s inspector general say leadership at the Veterans Affairs Department is committed to removing VA health care from GAO’s High-Risk List. But they’ve seen little concrete action beyond VA’s promises of commitment.
The Defense Department will move nearly a quarter of a million workers to the New Beginnings system in April.
Failure to deal with poor performers and complaints about pay-for-performance programs remind us all how much virtually everyone hates the performance evaluation process, says former DHS chief human capital officer Jeff Neal.
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Federal News Radio speaks with Recreation News Editor Marvin Bond about interesting things to do in and near the nation’s capital.
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.
Problems transferring licenses from military to civilian world or from one state to another are starting to get attention in Congress.
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.
Bill Evanina, the director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center and the National Counterintelligence Executive, said 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.
The Homeland Security Department is making steps toward a “Unity of Effort” but first leadership must address a wide range of management concerns like IT, financial systems and human capital.
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey wants to know if $25,000 is enough to lure you out of your job.
A recent Government Accountability Office report on the Veterans Affairs Department and its employees’ use of official time is renewing a debate among lawmakers: Does official time have a place within agency operations, and how much time is too much?
We are hearing from senators and representatives on both sides of the aisle that they are interested in civil service reform. So, the big question is what reform looks like.
Is Washington choking inside a great federal hiring freeze or is this just the gentle breeze that usually follows a new presidential team while it attempts to tame the bureaucratic monster they ran against?
Andrew Puzder withdrew his nomination to be Labor Secretary, after Labor Department employees expressed concerns ahead of his confirmation hearing. The letter disclosed a number of misgivings about Puzder’s fitness for the job.