President Donald Trump is calling on Homeland Security Department leadership to hire at least 5,000 new border patrol agents and 10,000 additional Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents and officers. But existing hiring challenges could make that task even more complicated.
Freezing civilian federal workers might leave the Navy short the engineers it needs to build up to 355 ships.
The Marine Corps is in the midst of a sweeping review of its information technology workforce, the early results of which have confirmed what top officials suspected: many employees’ official position descriptions don’t have much to do with what they actually do for a living.
The White House’s chief digital officer stepped down after only a month on the job. Sources familiar with the departure say Gerrit Lansing did not want to give up his ties to an online donation platform he helped start.
The Defense Department will move nearly a quarter of a million workers to the New Beginnings system in April.
Problems transferring licenses from military to civilian world or from one state to another are starting to get attention in Congress.
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.
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?
The hiring freeze gives federal agencies room to be more strategic about their workforce and hiring practices. Margot Conrad, director of education and outreach at the Partnership for Public Service, joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss maintaining and building relationships with colleges and universities for future hiring purposes.
How would you feel if your brand-new boss made his bones on TV hosting a show where he fired people as the audience cheered? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey ponders this unlikely dilemma.
Federal News Radio reporter Nicole Ogrysko and Carol Bonosaro, retired president of the Senior Executives Association join host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to discuss the federal hiring freeze and five to eight bills in Congress that could affect feds if they become law. February 15, 2017
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.
Lawmakers introduced five bills to ensure the readiness of the federal workforce in the face of the hiring freeze or potential furloughs.
Legislation proposed by a House Republican would eliminate the Environmental Protection Agency by the end of 2018. Some say it’s political grandstanding, while others suggest maybe it’s time for an update to EPA. But what would it take to dismantle a large federal agency?