“In the meantime, OPM is focusing on some short term wins. First off, OPM is automating the records of employees who will retire in the next decade and all the data coming from the four governmentwide payroll providers – the departments of Interior and Agriculture, the General Services Administration and the Defense Finance Accounting Service.
In a speech to IRMCO, Director Berry told the high-level Federal leaders that 900 Presidential intern candidates are screened and ready for hire for agencies across government. And he promises that if those get hired, he’ll double the number next year. If those 1800 get hired next year, he’ll double the number again in 2012.
To hear Director Berry’s whole speech, click the audio link.