With the Trump administration proposing budget cuts and workforce reductions in other agencies, many feds could soon find themselves offered a lump sum to call it quits early. Federal News Radio’s Eric White spoke with Tammy Flanagan, senior benefits director at the National Institute of Transition Planning, on Federal Drive with Tom Temin about what you should consider before making a decision.
The Environmental Protection Agency’s CFO said offices should continue to follow April 2017 hiring guidance, while the agency prepares its FY2017 enacted operating plan for Congress.
President Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey could thrust the law enforcement agency and its workforce in to an uncomfortable political arena — one that could alter internal and external perceptions of a heretofore non-partisan organization.
The Joint Chiefs of Staff are rehashing some controversial personnel reform ideas from the Obama administration.
A survey finds inspectors general worried about the hiring freeze and budget cuts that could cost more money than they would save.
Although President Donald Trump lifted the federal hiring freeze, former DHS CHCO Jeff Neal says many agencies are stuck in hiring limbo.
Knowing you’re not going to get the big job and the title minus that word “acting” doesn’t mean you’re less committed to the job than the eventual chosen one. That’s what Anne Joseph O’Connell, a law professor at the University of California, Berkeley, writing for the Brookings Institution, tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
The new chairman and ranking member of the House Armed Services Personnel Subcommittee tell Federal News Radio what they are thinking for the next NDAA.
One Veterans Affairs Department cybersecurity manager developed a program to reduce turnover and attrition. In fact she’s a finalist in this year’s Government Information Security Leadership Awards. Barbara Smith, information security director for VA’s Pacific District, joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin with more.
The Senate Armed Services Personnel Subcommittee is preparing its provisions for the 2018 defense authorization bill and this week it heard from some former top DoD officials. Family life seemed to be the bottom line for a lot of military issues. Employees want to be able to move between the civilian and military world, they want quality childcare for their children and they want their spouses to be happy and be able to work where they are stationed.
New Defense guidance says the blanket hiring freeze is now over. But it includes several caveats in line with the goal of reorganizing and reducing the size of the federal workforce.
Do you need to update your federal résumé? If so, what do you need to do? Find out when Kathryn Troutman, president of The Resume Place, joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn. May 3, 2017
The Navy plans on hiring for work in shipyards now that it has funds to maintain its fleet.
The spending package gives the Homeland Security Department about $1.5 billion for border security activities for the remaining five months of the fiscal year. For civilian agencies, here are six other areas to take note of in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017.
George Fallon, a 30-year veteran of IT auditing, explains why agencies need to re-evaluate the protection of e-mail, document and business systems.