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NSA builds hiring website for intelligence community

Using tools it's honed on its own employees, the National Security Agency is launching the intelligence community's answer to the federal hiring portal

Tags: NSA , Kathy Hutson , John Vasilopoulos , hiring , Intelligence Community , retention , Personnel Management , human resources ,

Friday - 05/29/2015, 04:39pm EDT

Willie May, Director, National Institute of Standards and Technology

After a 40-year career with the agency, Willie May finds himself confirmed by the Senate as director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology. He'd been serving as acting director for nearly a year. May discussed his plans for the agency with Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive.

Tags: Willie May , NIST , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Congress ,

Friday - 05/29/2015, 09:55am EDT

Sequestration's lessons prove elusive at DoD

The Defense Department should get ready for sequestraton's return in fiscal 2016, the Government Accountability Office warns in a new report.

Tags: GAO , DoD , Defense , sequestration , budget ,

Thursday - 05/28/2015, 03:46pm EDT

Mail or no mail, USPS facilities remain open for now

Facing opposition stretching from Capitol Hill to rural communities, the Postal Service has put off a key part of its plan to cut costs, even as it continues to lose billions of dollars a year.

Tags: USPS , Postal Service , Heidi Heitkamp , Jon Tester , network consolidation , mail , National Newspaper Association

Wednesday - 05/27/2015, 01:43pm EDT

Nominee Roth says she'll keep good things going at GSA

Denise Turner Roth, President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the General Services Administration says, if confirmed, she'll make sure recent reforms are woven into the agency's fabric.

Tags: Denise Turner Roth , GSA , people , management , In Depth ,

Monday - 05/25/2015, 02:31pm EDT

Duncan Amos, Quantitative Analyst, Bloomberg Government

Bloomberg Government has compiled a list of the top 200 federal contractors of the last fiscal year and found some surprising trends. First off, it learned the government spent 3.1% less on contracts in fiscal 2014 than in 2013, when it had to deal with sequestration. Duncan Amos is a quantitative analyst at Bloomberg Government. He joined Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive with more on the Federal Industry Leaders Study.

Tags: Duncan Amos , Bloomberg Government , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , contracting , Federal Industry Leaders Study

Tuesday - 05/26/2015, 09:08am EDT

Why Koskinen says the IRS won't cause another scandal

It's the IRS' employees, rather than its rules, who will keep the agency out of trouble, Commissioner John Koskinen said in an interview on In Depth with Francis Rose.

Tags: John Koskinen , IRS , In Depth

Friday - 05/22/2015, 02:22pm EDT

House to VA employees: Your mess-ups will live forever

Under the Ensuring VA Accountability Act, reprimands and admonishments that VA employees receive for misconduct would remain part of their permanent record for as long as they work for the department.

Tags: service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses , Veterans Affairs Department , veterans , accountability , House Veterans Affairs Committee , contracting

Thursday - 05/21/2015, 02:17pm EDT

Will this be the year Congress overhauls workers' comp?

In the plan: reducing workers' comp for those who reach retirement age and eliminating the additional family benefits that those with dependents now receive.

Tags: Federal Employees Compensation Act , FECA , benefits , House Education and the Workforce Committee , Labor Department , Leonard Howie , NALC , NTEU ,

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 02:18pm EDT

Controversial agency rule-making bill advances in House

The All Economic Regulations are Transparent (ALERT) Act of 2015 advanced Tuesday in the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee along party lines, with some Democrats saying it would add red tape on top of red tape for agencies trying to finalize rules.

Tags: House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , ALERT Act of 2015 , OIRA , regulations , legislation

Tuesday - 05/19/2015, 04:06pm EDT
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