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Feds helping feds and a fresh perspective: A two-part FEDtalk

Robyn Kehoe, director of field operations for the Federal Employee Education and Assistance Fund and Young Government Leaders president Dave Uejio, join Bill Bransford on today's show.
October 21, 2011

Friday - 10/21/2011, 08:45pm EDT
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Unions once again urge supercommittee to save feds' pay, benefits

Lawmakers charged with reducing the federal deficit should look to contractors' compensation rather than reduce government workers' pay and benefits, a coalition of federal unions and management associations wrote in a letter to supercommittee leaders.

Friday - 10/21/2011, 02:15pm EDT

GAO freezes hiring, considers furloughs

Government Accountability Office employees could face six days of furlough this year as the watchdog agency expects a possible cut of $35 to $42 million in its budget compared with last year.

Thursday - 10/20/2011, 01:44pm EDT

OPM working 'around the clock' to fix USAJobs.gov

The Office of Personnel Management is scrambling to buy more server capacity after record traffic overwhelmed the new version of the USAJobs.gov website. OPM Director John Berry said the site now is serving 94 percent of users. But he acknowledged that's "cold comfort for those whose applications aren't getting through." Agency IT staff is working around the clock to fix the problem, he added.

Thursday - 10/20/2011, 05:50am EDT
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Supercommittee recs, Postal Service's future

Host Mike Causey will discuss the big issues facing feds with Federal News Radio's Francis Rose, Federal Times editor Steve Watkins and senior reporter Sean Reilly.
October 19, 2011

Wednesday - 10/19/2011, 09:19pm EDT
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USA Jobs 3.0 up and running again

An Office of Personnel Management spokesperson said 94 percent of users can access the site, while 6 percent may get a message to try back later.

Tuesday - 10/18/2011, 06:24pm EDT

VA funds ideas to help disabled vets get jobs

VA will test the use of the ideas in the agency's Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) Program, according to a VA release.

Tuesday - 10/18/2011, 04:06pm EDT

New OPM guidance aims to help senior executives 'hit the ground running'

John Palguta, vice president for policy at the Partnership for Public Service, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss OPM's new onboarding model. The framework aims to help senior executives transition to new positions more smoothly.

Tuesday - 10/18/2011, 11:52am EDT
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What does the future federal workforce look like?

Executives from Deloitte Consulting LLP explain the company's vision for the future of the federal workforce, sharing details from their Fed Cloud plan.

Monday - 10/17/2011, 05:27pm EDT
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USAJobs 3.0 glitches part of 'growing pains'

Jeff Neal, the former CHCO at the Homeland Security Department, said the glitches are not structural and are "growing pains" in standing up a large and complex system.

Monday - 10/17/2011, 04:45pm EDT
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Supercommittee Tracker

Track recommendations on federal pay, benefits and retirement made to the supercommittee by top Congressional leaders and the White House.

Monday - 10/17/2011, 01:08pm EDT

Users frustrated with the new, overwhelmed USAJobs 3.0

Federal jobseekers are complaining that the new version of the USAJobs.gov website is slow and clunky. The Office of Personnel Management had promised that it would be more streamlined and easier to use than the previous version. It is asking agencies that use the site to recruit to extend their application deadlines while it works out the kinks.

Monday - 10/17/2011, 05:34am EDT

Clearance Jobs update

Host Derrick Dortch is joined by ClearanceJobs.com Founder and Director Evan Lesser.
October 21, 2011

Friday - 10/14/2011, 10:17pm EDT
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How to select the best talent for your agency

Tim McManus, Vice President for Education and Outreach at Partnership for Public Service, recently held a workshop on how to select and hire the best talent.

Friday - 10/14/2011, 07:44pm EDT
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NASA taking applications for next class of astronauts

Duane Ross, the manager of astronaut candidate selection and training at NASA, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss the astronaut application process.

Friday - 10/14/2011, 09:29am EDT
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House Dems urge supercommittee to avoid more cuts to feds

House Democratic committee leaders are urging the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction to avoid further cuts to federal pay and benefits.

Thursday - 10/13/2011, 05:51pm EDT

Top-heavy feds: The rise of high-level pay grades

More federal employees are now concentrated in higher pay grade levels, as technology has shifted jobs to higher skills and retirements has created a need to fill more senior positions.

Wednesday - 10/12/2011, 01:32pm EDT
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USAJobs 3.0 launches amid hopes of greater integration

The Office of Personnel Management launched today the latest version of the government's jobs site, USAJobs.gov, one day ahead of schedule. The agency says the new site will connect to both agency and contractor websites.

Tuesday - 10/11/2011, 02:17pm EDT

Union says Pathways Program retains hiring 'circumvention'

The National Treasury Employees Union says the program that replaced the Federal Career Internship Program does not do enough to level competition in the federal hiring system.

Thursday - 10/06/2011, 06:56pm EDT

What does a cloud-based workforce look like?

Imagine the future federal workforce consisting of a group of "free agents" — feds who were ready at a moment's notice to help across government agencies on special projects.

Wednesday - 10/05/2011, 05:57pm EDT
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