For the first time, federal retirees were supposed to be able to donate to the Combined Federal Campaign this year. But the Office of Personnel Management is still waiting for final clearance to solicit donations from retirees, and it can’t accept annuitants’ contributions online.
Foreign Service officials say if you want to be an award winner, the key is to dream big, hope big, and inspire others.
The Senate stays silent on a pay raise for federal employees in its 2018 appropriations bill, meaning civilian workers are closer to a 1.9 percent boost next year.
The Office of Personnel Management authorized a special Schedule A hiring authority to help agencies bring on specific professionals for their IT modernization and “smarter IT delivery initiative” projects. The authority expires Sept. 30, 2018.
The Defense and Veterans Affairs Departments sent answers to Congress about the oversight and timeline of joint electronic health records.
The National Counterintelligence and Security Center plans to deploy its own fully functional continuous evaluation system by fall 2018. Executive branch agencies buy into those services, and NCSC will continually vet agency employees against 10 different databases.
More and more agencies are turning to alternative personnel systems as a solution to hiring, accountability or performance challenges.
A new survey is worrying the leader of DoD’s personnel and readiness office about how the military will recruit in the future.
Beth Cobert, the former acting OPM director, is a 2017 NAPA Fellow. She answers the question: What can a government employee do to be a change agent in their office or agency?
An Interior senior executive is suing his former employer for documents related to the reassignments of 30-to-50 SES members.
The 2017 Blue Star Families Lifestyle Survey finds military families have a new top concern: time with loved ones.
Jeff Neal, former CHCO at the Homeland Security Department, says there are many reasons for the lack of employee and hiring manager confidence in promotion programs.
In part two of a two-part special report, “Is splitting the security clearance process destined for failure?” Federal News Radio explains how a series of poor decisions and mismanagement led to today’s investigative backlog.
Compliance officials and counsel say mandatory training is key to understanding and stopping sexual harassment.