Employees who handle veterans benefits claims and the disability claims backlog, as well as some cybersecurity professionals, are among the Veterans Affairs Department’s additional hiring freeze exemptions. VA Secretary David Shulkin announced more exemptions in a March 13 memo to staff.
President Donald Trump suggested large cuts to civilian agency spending in his fiscal 2018 federal budget proposal last week. What does this mean for morale at your agency? Let us know by taking our anonymous survey.
A year-long task force wants the Defense Department to change childcare, TRICARE and the “up or out” system.
President Donald Trump recently proposed a 2018 budget that could reduce funding for most civilian agencies. Bob Tobias, American University professor in the Key Executive Management Program, joined Eric White on Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss how the agencies can still carry out their missions.
The senior executive service faces an unprecedented time where criticism is rampant, the environment is fast-paced and the retirement bubble teeters on popping.
Draining the swamp may sound like a good idea, but Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says it’s a job that might be a lot bigger than it first seems.
This week, Women of Washington hosts sit down with Jill Vaughan, former CTO of the Transportation Security Administration, and current senior adviser to GSIS. Vaughan talked about her journey to the top of the TSA and gave her advice for leadership within the federal government.
Federal News Radio speaks with Recreation News Editor Marvin Bond about interesting things to do in and near the nation’s capital.
The U.S. Coast Guard has released the contestants for its annual Shutter Shootout photo contest, and the first round of voting has begun at its Facebook page.
We’re 50-some days into the federal hiring freeze, so how’s it going where you are? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says this freeze, like those imposed in the past, is hardly solid.
The Environmental Protection Agency faces a 31 percent cut to its budget, a number that agency advocates say will harm the workforce and public health.
The Office of Personnel Management said scammers are posing as federal agents and trying to get money from federal retirees.
What is the state of the clearance job market in 2017? Find out this week on Fed Access when host Derrick Dortch speaks with Evan Lesser, president of ClearanceJobs.com. March 17, 2017
President Donald Trump offered a first look at his upcoming management agenda in the 2018 budget blueprint. The agenda will focus on eliminating agency reporting requirements on IT, acquisition, human capital and real property and letting “managers manage.” It also suggests the budget and reorganization executive order initiatives will drive future agency workforce cuts.
House Armed Services Committee aides say they want to keep a close eye on the personnel reforms put in place by the 2017 NDAA.