Stakeholders working in the security clearance community say they’re seeking clear, consistent leadership to drive major changes to the governmentwide process.
Last month, 13,290 federal employees filed retirement claims with OPM, the highest number in a February since 2013.
2017’s retirement numbers paled in comparison to those of the mid-years of the Obama administration.
The governmentwide average time to hire new employees has creep up slightly every year since 2012.
In OPM’s inspector general’s latest management report on the IT modernization initiative, auditors called into question the agency’s planning process.
The Veterans Employment initiative is stalling, and experts say it’s time to shift focus away from hiring toward efforts to boost distribution through more diverse agencies, and increase retention and engagement.
More than 81 percent of career members of the Senior Executive Service earned an award in 2016, compared to about 71 percent in fiscal 2015.
A small team at the National Institutes of Health developed a tool that sifts through and analyzes annual Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey results in just a few minutes, a process that once took weeks or even months.
Few people will argue that the civil service needs no reform. The job classification and pay systems are outdated, the hiring process is terrible and employee accountability is an issue that troubles both outsiders and government workers.
Jeff Pon and Michael Rigas, the president’s nominees to be director and deputy director for the Office of Personnel Management, will move on to the full Senate for a confirmation vote.
The first Quadrennial Federal Workforce Priorities Report, which the Office of Personnel Management released earlier this week, describes its future vision and human capital management strategy.
The Office of Personnel Management announced its decision this morning to delay the opening of federal offices as well as let employees take unscheduled leave or unscheduled telework.
Retirement claims surged in January, holding true to the pattern seen in previous years.
In its annual call letter to Federal Employee Health Benefits Program (FEHBP) carriers, the Office of Personnel Management urged insurance companies to consider new ways to cut costs for the next year.