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Hiring News

Sequestration and the clearance market

Evan Lesser, founder and director for ClearanceJobs.com, will discuss the state of hiring in the clear community, and how its being impacted by sequestration.
March 29, 2013

Friday - 03/29/2013, 08:00pm EDT
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What is the National Reentry Resource Center?

Leah Kane, deputy project director for Reentry at the Council of State Government's Justice Center will talk about the work being done by her organization.
March 22, 2013

Friday - 03/22/2013, 10:42pm EDT
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Legislative and policy update: Senior Executives Association

Senior Executives Association President Carol Bonosaro joins host Bill Bransford to discuss some of the challenges facing senior executives in the federal government.
March 22, 2013

Friday - 03/22/2013, 07:47pm EDT
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Sequestration and the clearance market

Evan Lesser, founder and director for ClearanceJobs.com, will discuss the state of hiring in the clear community, and how its being impacted by sequestration.
March 15, 2013

Friday - 03/15/2013, 08:00pm EDT
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EEOC hosts Executive Leadership Conference

Jo Linda Johnson and Dexter Brooks from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission will talk about the organization's upcoming leadership conference.
March 8, 2013

Friday - 03/08/2013, 09:21pm EST
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What is the National Reentry Resource Center?

Leah Kane, deputy project director for Reentry at the Council of State Government's Justice Center will talk about the work being done by her organization.
March 1, 2013

Friday - 03/01/2013, 10:42pm EST
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Coburn calls for partial federal job freeze as sequestration nears

The Republican senator from Oklahoma is asking the Office of Management and Budget to require agencies to stop hiring for certain positions. Instead, he would like that funding put towards mission critical jobs that could be affected by sequestration cuts. Coburn, the ranking member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, found 10 jobs listed on USAJobs.gov that he believes could be frozen. He says this would give agencies $1.4 million to spend on positions like border security officers and TSA screeners.

Monday - 02/25/2013, 03:03pm EST

OPM eases burden to hire people with disabilities

The agency will publish a final rule Friday that will remove the need for people with disabilities to have a "certification of job readiness."

Thursday - 02/21/2013, 04:43pm EST

IRS budget woes, shrinking staff threaten to derail agency

As the Internal Revenue Service prepares to enter tax season full-bore, the agency is faced with a tightened budget, a shrinking workforce and an ever-more complex and increasing workload. That combination, along with leadership changes at the top of agency, threatens to upend the gains IRS has made over the past few years to better manage its workforce, according to the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, an agency watchdog.

Thursday - 02/07/2013, 07:02pm EST

Demystifying the Pathways Program

Jenny Mattingley hosts a roundtable discussion of the Pathways Program.
January 25, 2013

Saturday - 01/26/2013, 12:44am EST
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DFAS halts hiring ahead of possible sequestration

The Defense Finance and Accounting Service will implement significant cost-cutting measures next week to prepare for the possibility of automatic spending cuts due to hit government in March. DFAS plans to freeze most hiring, reduce travel and overtime, and temporarily halt new employee performance awards, according to DFAS Director Terri McKay.

Thursday - 01/24/2013, 03:56pm EST

What are the top issues facing veterans in 2013?

Host Derrick Dortch hosts a roundtable discussion of veteran's issues, with representatives from the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
January 11, 2013(Encore presentation January 25, 2013)

Friday - 01/11/2013, 11:43pm EST
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Federal Drive Interviews -- Jan. 7, 2013

Jimmy Christianson of the Associated General Contractors of America discusses government construction projects currently underway. Billy House of the National Journal talks about an article he wrote on the new Congress. Roger Waldron, president of the Coalition for Government Procurement, talks about GSA's Multiple Awards Schedule. Tim Solms of Microsoft discusses a new deal his company signed with DoD. Lisa Wolfe of Federal News Radio sheds light on a new website for federal job seekers. Brian Friel of Bloomberg Government talks about the new bill providing federal Sandy relief spending.

Monday - 01/07/2013, 09:24am EST

Federal jobs outlook for 2013

Host Derrick Dortch will discuss the latest federal hiring issues with Linda Rix, co-CEO of Avue Technologies.
January 4, 2013(Encore presentation January 18, 2013)

Friday - 01/04/2013, 07:53pm EST
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Tips on how to land a federal job

Benefits expert and federal career specialist John Grobe, offers advice on how to get a job in the federal government.
December 26, 2012

Wednesday - 12/26/2012, 11:43pm EST
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A look at the clearance job market in 2013

Evan Lesser, founder and director of ClearanceJobs.com, will talk about the big issues affecting federal workers with security clearances.
December 14, 2012

Friday - 12/14/2012, 11:09pm EST
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VetNet: Helping veterans find jobs

Host Derrick Dortch hosts a roundtable discussion of a new initiatiave to help transitioning veterans find jobs once they leave the military.
December 7, 2012(Encore presentation December 21, 2012 & December 28, 2012)

Friday - 12/07/2012, 08:50pm EST
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OPM survey: Wide differences in agencies' human-capital efforts

As with overall federal-employee satisfaction scores, the Human Capital Assessment and Accountability Framework Index trended downward in 2012. Habitual high-scorers, such as NASA and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, continued to sit atop the list. But the report also singled out the Office of Management and Budget and for its notable improvements.

Friday - 11/23/2012, 06:17pm EST

Survey: CHCOs feel effect of budget crunch on recruiting, training

Budget constraints are top of mind for agency chief human capital officers. And with good reason. CHCOs say they are feeling the effects of the budget crunch, particularly in recruiting, retaining and training employees, according to a Federal News Radio survey. Eugene Hubbard, head of the National Science Foundation's Office of Information and Resource Management, told Federal News Radio the budget squeeze and shrinking workforces mean agency employees are doing more with less to keep pace with the mission.

Tuesday - 11/20/2012, 07:46pm EST
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Helping vets become small business owners

Steve Caldeira, president and CEO of the International Franchise Association talks about an initiative to help veterans as they transition into a civilian economy.
November 16, 2012(Encore presentation November 23, 2012)

Friday - 11/16/2012, 09:05pm EST
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