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CHCO Council News

CHCOs have 30 days to improve appraisals

A council working group will deliver recommendations and options to the Office of Personnel Management for how to improve the way managers rate employee performance. OPM Director John Berry said appraisals need to be simplified and happen more frequently.

Thursday - 03/17/2011, 07:34am EDT
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CHCOs have 30 days to improve appraisals

A council working group will deliver recommendations and options to the Office of Personnel Management for how to improve the way managers rate employee performance. OPM Director John Berry said appraisals need to be simplified and happen more frequently.

Thursday - 03/17/2011, 07:23am EDT

OPM, Republicans continue battle over federal pay

Director John Berry pushes back against claims from members of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee that federal employees are overpaid. Rep. Issa called the pay freeze a "farce" and wants step-increases frozen for this year. Berry and Democrat lawmakers continue to make the case that feds deserve their salaries.

Wednesday - 03/09/2011, 04:52pm EST
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VA pushes hiring reforms through program managers

The agency is using service level agreements to help ensure hiring managers are involved in all parts of the process. VA cut the amount of time it takes to hire a new employee by 20 days. VA hopes to get the average time down below the governmentwide goal of 80 days in 2011.

Monday - 12/27/2010, 04:30am EST
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Agencies are successfully chopping hiring times down

The Department of Housing and Urban Development went from being the poster child for the dysfunctional federal hiring process to being a model of what others are striving for.

Wednesday - 11/17/2010, 07:45pm EST
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HUD shows how hiring reform can work

Many agencies have reduced the time it takes to hire a new employee. DoD, Energy and VA are among the departments that have made the most progress over the last year. OPM Director John Berry said a full government-wide look will not be available until early 2011.

Wednesday - 11/17/2010, 03:22pm EST
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HR University slated to open in January

The Chief Human Capital Officers Council is overseeing several initiatives to improve the training of federal human resources professionals. The university will bring together existing courses under one portal, and eventually will expand to meet current and emerging needs. OPM to announce agency progress in fixing federal hiring today.

Wednesday - 11/17/2010, 07:13am EST
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CHCO Council to train HR officers

Tuesday - 11/16/2010, 04:06pm EST
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Mission and merit systems collide in HR

A recent survey of chief human capital officers reveals some shortcomings and frustrations in the relationship between CHCOs and the Office of Personnel Management. But two veteran federal HR experts said such a tension is natural and even healthy. And a top OPM leader talks about an initiative to resolve concerns over the shortcomings of training on the part of the HR workforce and their ability to assist in hiring reforms.

Friday - 08/20/2010, 06:39am EDT
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Performance management on agencies' front burners

President Obama has said publicly that he is a big fan of performance management, and wants to blend its practice into the day-to-day operation of the Federal Government. But what does that mean for feds who are tasked with actually making the wheels of government turn every day? The Association of Government Accountants convened a conference to discuss performance in government.

Thursday - 04/29/2010, 06:39am EDT
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SES needs more to draw the best and brightest

The federal government is facing a variety of challenges when it comes to attracting employees into the Senior Executive Service. Carol Bonosaro, President of the SEA, asys those are the findings of a recent survey conducted by the Senior Executive Association.

Wednesday - 04/21/2010, 09:42am EDT
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Survey: More incentives needed for Senior Executive Service

New survey results released by the Senior Executive Association show there is a lot of interest among many federal employees when it comes to applying for the Senior Executive Service, but more can be done by the federal government and Congress to make SES positions attractive.

Tuesday - 04/20/2010, 06:01pm EDT
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Tech trends present greatest threat to federal agencies

Ponemon Institute study details why.

Monday - 11/23/2009, 04:26pm EST
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CIO, CHCO councils developing cybersecurity workforce models

The councils will focus on three main areas to develop competency framework. Agencies have until Jan. 15 to submit data about how they classify cyber positions. Interagency working group also will conduct a survey of cybersecurity workforce in the spring.

Monday - 11/23/2009, 04:18pm EST
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