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Making the transition to Washington

Diane Cochran has worked in the Departments of the Navy, Air Force, Energy, and the Office of Personnel Management, at a variety of locations in the continental United States and abroad. She shares what it's like to make the transition to working and living in D.C.

Monday - 08/08/2011, 04:40pm EDT
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White House plans new veteran-hiring incentives

President Barack Obama plans to unveil a $120 million package of new tax incentives for businesses that hire U.S. veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan.

Friday - 08/05/2011, 09:38am EDT

OPM outlines students' fast track to government jobs

The Office of Personnel Management's proposed regulations would make it easier for agencies to recruit and train students and recent graduates without going through the competitive hiring process.

Thursday - 08/04/2011, 03:35pm EDT
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DHS CHCO goes from political appointee to career fed

Tom Shoop, editor-in-chief of Government Executive Magazine, explains how this move will affect DHS hiring.

Friday - 07/29/2011, 05:30pm EDT
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KISS for federal hiring

Tim McManus, vice president for Education and Outreach at the Partnership for Public Service, said he thinks there are some things you can do to make hiring simpler at your agency.

Friday - 07/29/2011, 04:52pm EDT
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CHCOs: Millenials bring enthusiasm, desire for mentorship

Two chief human capital officers say Millenials - people born in 1980 or later - bring passion and enthusiasm to the federal workplace but also require guidance and mentorship.

Friday - 07/29/2011, 01:57pm EDT
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Myth vs. fact: Are feds likelier to die than be fired?

John Palguta of the Partnership for Public Service dispels the myth that feds have a better chance of dying than being fired from their workplace and gives data to support why recent reports are not entirely accurate.

Tuesday - 07/26/2011, 10:40am EDT
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Scott Thomas: Asking 'why' to bureacracy

Scott Thomas is a project manager for the GPS Directorate at the Space and Missile Center at the Los Angeles Air Force Base.

Monday - 07/25/2011, 06:00am EDT

Steven Fyfe: Helping vets whose 'shoes I used to be in'

Since 2009, Steven Fyfe has been a transition patient advocate at the D.C. Veterans Affairs Medical Center. His job is to help seriously ill or injured vets when they return from active duty.

Monday - 07/25/2011, 06:00am EDT

FPS ramps up reform efforts, again

Eric Patterson, director of the Federal Protective Service, said at a recent hearing that reworking the agency's current reform programs will help to improve past issues of training, communication and security.

Monday - 07/18/2011, 01:23pm EDT

Diversity hiring keeps agencies productive

The ACT-IAC working group's latest report shows that diversity in agencies is directly linked to success. Dr. Susan Krup Grunin is the Consulting Director for Strategic Human Capital Management at RGS and co-authored the report.

Monday - 07/11/2011, 05:59pm EDT
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Analysis: Hiring times down, but still not fast enough

The time it takes to hire a new federal employee has dropped significantly in the past year. From roughly 180 days to just over 100.

Friday - 07/08/2011, 06:30pm EDT
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Cyber threats mean more jobs in D.C. area

Hundreds of cyber-related jobs are currently open in the D.C. area.

Tuesday - 07/05/2011, 09:01am EDT

Older vets get a break in federal hiring

In a proposed rule, OPM updates regulations so older veterans and non-citizens are now eligible for select federal positions.

Thursday - 06/30/2011, 07:41pm EDT

OPM launches effort to improve feds' image

OPM Director John Berry believes a perception that poorly-performing federal employees are not held accountable is driving animosity toward government. He hopes to finish a strategy for better accountability by the end of 2011. Berry is a 2011 Causey Award winner.

Monday - 06/20/2011, 07:33pm EDT
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OPM wins innovation award for training wiki

OPM developed the wiki in January 2011 as a way for federal employees to share training and development best practices to create an "ever-revolving resource," according to the wiki.

Tuesday - 06/14/2011, 04:44pm EDT

How to maximize your interns' experiences

Tim McManus is the vice president of education outreach at the Partnership for Public Service.

Friday - 06/10/2011, 06:26pm EDT
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Agencies increase minorities in workforce

The federal government in 2010 added more than 31,000 employees from minority groups, according to the Office of Personnel Management.

Friday - 06/10/2011, 06:12pm EDT

SBA shares tips for hiring reform

President Barack Obama's order to streamline hiring requires agencies to complete the process in 80 days. Federal News Radio asked Kevin Mahoney, chief human capital officer at the Small Business Administration, to provide tips for success.

Monday - 06/06/2011, 06:52pm EDT
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FedRecruit helps agencies recruit best and brightest

Tim McManus, the vice president for education and outreach at Partnership for Public Service, explains what agencies can get out of the FedRecruit program.

Thursday - 05/26/2011, 06:22pm EDT
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