The Office of Personnel Management wants agencies to look more closely at Hispanic representation within the workforce and identify barriers and challenges that prevent them from recruiting and retaining a more diverse government.
Army Undersecretary Patrick Murphy says he hopes the Army continues its pushes in innovation and acquisition.
Federal News Radio presents a daily update of important moments in the history of the U.S. government.
Inaugurations can be nice, but also messy and very confusing, as Senior Correspondent Mike Causey will try to explain.
Jeff Neal, former DHS chief human capital officer, explores what it means for federal employees to take the oath of office.
The Merit Systems Protection Board had a productive 2016, but the departing MSPB chairman, Susan Tsui Grundmann, warned of several budgetary, legislative and personnel challenges that could impact the agency’s future.
The Air Force will hire more people to take care of its weapons systems if it can get Congress to pay for more airmen.
Ultimately, a good workplace is about relationships among people. With the stress of transition about to hit, along with a possible hiring freeze, now is a good time for career leadership to re-engage with the workforce. Margot Conrad, director of education and outreach at the Partnership for Public Service, joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin with some tips for effective ways to do that.
Greg Stanford, director of government affairs for the Federal Managers Association, joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to talk about the potential for pay and hiring freezes under a Trump administration.
Walter Shaub, the director of the Office of Government Ethics, wrote to Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), the chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, calling for transparency and public education to the ensure citizens know how his agency oversees and guards against executive branch ethics issues.
What’s the fastest growing occupation inside the Beltway? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says it’s between vestal virgins and Uber drivers, and the clock is ticking.
President Barack Obama has commuted the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, allowing the convicted Army leaker to go free nearly three decades early as part of a sweeping move to offer clemency in the final days of his administration
President Barack Obama signed an executive order Jan. 17, which sets the governance process and suitability standards for agencies and the population of federal employees and contractors. It clarifies the work that the Office of Personnel Management and National Background Investigation Bureau has already started to develop a more modern vetting system.
Beth Cobert has held two high-pressure jobs in the Obama administration: the acting director of the Office of Personnel Management and the deputy director for management at the Office of Management and Budget. Based on her experience from both agencies, she offered some advice for new OPM and OMB leaders.
Tom Walker, a chartered federal employee benefits consultant and founder of Walker Capital Preservation Group, Inc., details what employees need to consider before taking a loan from their retirement savings account.