Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says that on the heels of the hiring freeze, there are fears that layoffs may be in the future.
Why is the federal hiring process so bad? And what would it take to make it work? Jeff Neal, former chief human capital officer at DHS, takes a look in Part 1 of his two-part commentary.
The Office of Personnel Management recently released a long-awaited report on official time for fiscal 2014. It found agencies used slightly more official time that year than fiscal 2012, the last time OPM completed a governmentwide report on the topic. The report’s release comes as Congress looks to limit federal employees’ official time use.
The Supreme Court ruling doesn’t necessarily invalidate all the actions and decisions made by Beth Cobert and other leaders to whom this applies. It does, however, open them up to challenges.
The Office of Personnel Management released a new guidebook on how agencies should begin preparing for workforce reshaping efforts. It also updated key documents on issuing administrative furloughs. Both guides are designed to help agency heads implement possible reductions in force or furloughs so that they comply with the law and do the least damage.
Karlease Kelly, the chief learning officer at the Agriculture Department and the chairwoman of the federal Chief Learning Officer’s Council, said applying shared services to agency LMSs could bring some standardization in the services and the cost to the government.
The senior executive service faces an unprecedented time where criticism is rampant, the environment is fast-paced and the retirement bubble teeters on popping.
The Office of Personnel Management said scammers are posing as federal agents and trying to get money from federal retirees.
Jeff Neal, former chief human capital officer at DHS, tells agencies they need to be planning today for a significant reduction in Fiscal 2018.
The Office of Personnel Management was almost spared from making any tough calls this winter over whether to close federal offices in the Washington, D.C. area or delay commutes for the federal workforce.
The Office of Personnel Management has decided to open the federal government in the Washington, D.C. area on a three-hour delay on Tuesday with the option for unscheduled telework or leave.
The Office of Personnel Management has decided to open federal government offices in the Washington, D.C. area on a three-hour delay on Tuesday with the option for unscheduled telework or unscheduled leave for non-emergency federal employees.
The Office of Personnel Management granted additional exemptions to the President’s temporary hiring freeze. OPM and the Office of Management and Budget gave agencies permission to ask for others if they fall outside of the administration’s original exemption guidance.
The next sound you hear will be the stampeding federal workers who are retiring in droves to escape the new president — or maybe not, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.
The Office of Personnel Management’s National Background Investigations Bureau (NBIB) awarded a contractor for support services in January, but now is facing complaints from two unsuccessful bidders.