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.
We hear that the hiring freeze has slowed things down and that workers are terrified for their jobs, but Senior Correspondent Mike Causey wonders if we’re talking to the wrong people.
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says he anticipates a “special renaissance for the Department of Commerce” that includes making it the best place to work in the federal government.
Beth Killoran, interim chief information officer at the Department of Health and Human Services, sat down with Women of Washington hosts Aileen Black and Gigi Schumm.
Failure to deal with poor performers and complaints about pay-for-performance programs remind us all how much virtually everyone hates the performance evaluation process, says former DHS chief human capital officer Jeff Neal.
Recruiting and hiring cybersecurity talent has long been an uphill battle for the federal government, but the National Institute of Standards and Technology wants to make sure that President Donald Trump’s 90-day hiring freeze won’t make the problem worse.
We are hearing from senators and representatives on both sides of the aisle that they are interested in civil service reform. So, the big question is what reform looks like.
“Take risks. Take chances. Look for opportunities. You’ll be surprised where that next job opportunity will come from,” said Bobbie Kilberg, president and CEO of the Northern Virginia Technology Council. Kilberg sat down with Women…
Pentagon said exemptions to President Donald Trump’s 90-day hiring freeze were not necessarily a resolution for civilian Defense employees, as some agencies are still waiting for guidance on how to implement the provisions.
Renee Wynn tells Women of Washington hosts Aileen Black and Gigi Schumm about her experience as NASA’s chief information officer.
Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work, the deputy Defense listed 16 separate functions that will be immune from the hiring freeze.
New hiring freeze guidance from OMB and OPM answers many of the questions agencies and employees have about the freeze, says former DHS chief human capital officer Jeff Neal.
When your organization consists of thousands, tens of thousands or even hundreds of thousands of individuals, managing the workforce becomes a challenge. For the U.S. armed services, the fundamental question is how to know which troops are available for a given mission or operation.
Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) is once again reintroducing the Federal Adjustment of Income Rates (FAIR) Act. This time, Connolly’s bill proposes a 3.2 percent pay raise for federal employees in 2018.
Thus far, President Donald Trump’s promise to reduce the size of the federal workforce only involves attrition, not layoffs. But if things escalate to actual reductions in force, Pentagon employees with poor performance ratings will be the first to go.