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- Health IT: A Policy Change Agent
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- IT Innovation in the New Era of Government
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Fourteen percent of the Defense Department's civilian workforce is disabled, compared with 11 percent governmentwide.
The Department of Defense has chosen Luke Air Force Base in Glendale for the new pilot training center for the F-35 fighter jets, city officials announced Wednesday.
Hispanics accounted for more than eight in 100 civilian federal employees in 2011. The minority group also made gains in the Senior Executive Service and represented the third largest ethnic group in the federal government.
Pentagon hiring freeze for civilian employees will last several more years, although Defense Department leaders say they'll grant exemptions to give the department flexibility.
The federal government now employs more full-time workers with disabilities than it has at any time over the past 20 years, according to a new report from the Office of Personnel Management. President Barack Obama pledged in 2010 to hire 100,00 additional people with disabilities over the next five years. While the Government Accountability Office reported in May the government was not on track to meet that goal, the director of OPM, John Berry, said the new report shows agencies are "moving smartly" toward fulfilling it.
The 3 Blind Mice started with three blind employees at NIH and has now grown to nearly 50. The group aims to increase awareness about blindness and low vision.
The State Department has a gap in its work force. It has too few experienced, mid-level career foreign service employees. It's the result of several factors...and it's a serious problem.
All four active services and the six reserve components met or exceeded their recruiting goals through the third quarter of fiscal 2012, according to recently released Defense Department data.
Members of the CHCO council, the National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations and the Federal Managers Association will talk about how to improve performance management.
July 20, 2012
President Barack Obama issued a memorandum Thursday calling on agencies to comply with protections laid out in The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 when hiring returning veterans.
A Government Accountability Office report found the Department of Health and Human Services and the Environmental Protection Agency need to do a better job managing their employees under Title 42.
John Palguta, vice president of Policy at the Partnership for Public Service talks about efforts to bring in young workers to the federal government, and whether telework is a viable option for some federal employees.
July 13, 2012(Encore presentation August 3, 2012)
DoD attracts and retains more employees through an increased involvement in the student loan repayment program.
Managers should consider allowing employees to solve problems in other parts of government. Doing so is an effective way for agencies to improve workers' skillsets and maximize resources, said retiring Energy Department HR chief Mike Kane.
OPM's annual workplace report showed growth in minority employment, but also found less Hispanics working in the federal government than the private-sector.
New Pathways Program begins July 10, and officials hope it will open doors to bring in and train new talent for agencies. Tim McManus, vice president for education and outreach at the Partnership for Public Service, said that departments should take advantage of the opportunity to tailor-train potential employees to fit their long-term needs.
Host Bill Bransford moderates a roundtable discussion of how the Senior Executive Service is doing in developing diversity plans.
June 22, 2012
Service members expected to be discharged can apply for federal jobs without a certificate of release or discharge from active duty.
Former FAA human resources assistant administrator Ventris Gibson said hiring reforms over the last two years have made the process better, but there still is room for improvement.
VA will offer teleconferencing at Fort Drum, N.Y., Fort Knox, Ky., Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., and Fort Riley, Kans.