Linda Brooks Rix

  • IG: ‘Serious problems’ with OPM’s $2B revolving fund must be addressed

    The Office of Personnel Management’s inspector general says he needs $6 million to address “serious problems” with the agency’s $2 billion revolving fund. Patrick McFarland told the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee that his current budget isn’t nearly enough to root out waste, fraud and abuse across the revolving fund and other areas of OPM.

  • OPM pushes for more targeted recruitment, as HR community bemoans USAJobs

    The federal human resources community suggests agencies change their approach to hiring. Rather than hedge their bets that USAJobs.gov will help them identify a diverse pool of qualified new applicants, hiring managers should constantly target specific groups of talented people, the Office of Personnel Management says.