Agencies are getting some help from the Office of Personnel Management to either fully implement or enhance existing talent management and succession planning programs.
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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.
Renee Johnson, national president of the Federal Managers Association, says Jeff Tien Han Pon is a good choice to lead OPM.
The Defense Department is strongly urging lawmakers to give it the authority to resume responsibility for its own security clearance process. Lawmakers, however, are skeptical.
The Defense Department has been exploring how it might transfer security clearances for DoD personnel from the National Background Investigations Bureau (NBIB) to the Defense Security Services (DSS).
The Office of Personnel Management sped up its processing of federal retirement claims in September, but only resulted in a modest reduction in its overall claims backlog.