David Garcia comes to OPM after spending two years as the state of Maryland CIO and is a political appointee.
Some key changes are coming to the Combined Federal Campaign in 2017, including online donations and the ability for retirees to give.
Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer wants the Office of Personnel Management to describe how it will manage and oversee agency buyouts and early retirement offers.
A judge said the difference between “disclosure” and “theft,” and inability to predict future harm were two reasons she dismissed the OPM data breach lawsuits.
The CIO Council, OPM and OMB are hosting a hiring fair Nov. 6-7 in Maryland.
With a backlog of 700,000 cases on file, the NBIB is being squeezed on one side by contractors who need clearances to win government business, and by agencies who need to fill critical and sensitive positions. One observer says its time to re-think the clearance process and bring it into the 21st century.
Veterans made up slightly more of the federal workforce in fiscal 2016 compared to previous years, but agencies overall hired fewer new veterans to fill government jobs.
The Senior Executive Service must be allowed to play a key role in change and reorganization.
The National Background Investigations Bureau plans ‘human testing’ this fall to improve the federal security clearance process.
Margaret Weichert will be the nominee to be OMB deputy director for management and Jeff Pon will be the new nominee to lead OPM.
The Office of Personnel Management is preparing a new talent management and succession planning guide.
GSA raises contracting thresholds for agencies responding to the disaster.
The Homeland Security Department isn’t the only agency working on rescue and response to Hurricane Harvey. Other agencies are doing their part to help impacted victims in Texas in Louisiana.
The FBI arrested Pingan Yu, who they say is a malware broker in the People’s Republic of China.