In a special report, “Is splitting the security clearance process destined for failure?” Federal News Radio explores how a small provision in the 2018 defense authorization bill could have major repercussions on the background investigations backlog and could put the future of the National Background Investigations Bureau in question.
The CIO Council’s first-ever governmentwide hiring fair had 30-plus agencies participate to fill cyber and IT positions.
Nearly two-thirds of participants in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program were enrolled in one of the two Blue Cross Blue Shield Association fee-for-service plans as of 2015.
The Office of Personnel Management lost ground in processing its retirement backlog in October, primarily due to a slowdown in the number of claims OPM processed.
Agencies are getting some help from the Office of Personnel Management to either fully implement or enhance existing talent management and succession planning programs.
This week on FEDtalk, we are helping visitors prepare for Open Season by giving them an inside look at the Virtual Benefits Fair with Long Term Care’s Joan Melanson.
November 3, 2017
OPM’s Hispanic Council is considering whether a new executive order would put more pressure on the president and cabinet agencies to improve diverse recruitment and retention.
The agency says it is on track to implement new hiring policies, and doubled down on its tax ID fraud defenses.
Nomination votes for the Office of Personnel Management director and deputy director have stalled in the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.
A new report from the majority staff on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee finds agencies are largely inconsistent in how they discipline and manage employee misconduct.
Jeff Pon, nominee for director of OPM, said he’ll focus on helping agencies get the “right people in the right places at the right time.”
The FEVS results show that the upward movement in employee satisfaction that began two years ago is continuing. That is good news.
Leadership, from the chairman down to front-line supervisors, helped the Securities and Exchange Commission improve its standing on the 2017 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey.
The latest Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey results show higher overall employee engagement across the government in 2017.