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Cardin: Feds are not 'faceless, nameless bureaucrats'

Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) pledged to showcase the work of federal employees during a town hall meeting at the Census Bureau. He also suggested that they brag a little about achievements that seem to go unnoticed on Capitol Hill.

Tags: Ben Cardin , Census Bureau , Congress , Senate , Maryland ,

Monday - 03/16/2015, 11:00am EDT

No furloughs, but IRS faces hard road ahead

IRS Commissioner John Koskinen says the agency won't have to shut down for two days this fiscal year, as he earlier had warned employees. The IRS can make its current budget last until September because of other cuts it has made, he said.

Tags: John Koskinen , IRS , House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Ser , budget 2016 ,

Wednesday - 03/18/2015, 04:35pm EDT

FBI land swap concerns dominate GSA budget hearing

The plan to swap the FBI's current building in downtown Washington for an as-yet-unnamed site in the metro region is causing consternation on Capitol Hill. Some members used a House Appropriations subcommittee hearing to share their concerns with GSA's new leader, Denise Turner Roth.

Tags: Denise Turner Roth , GSA , FBI , Public Buildings Service , federal buildings , Ander Crenshaw , budget , St. Elizabeths Hospital , DHS ,

Tuesday - 03/17/2015, 05:35pm EDT

Emily Kopp, Reporter, Federal News Radio

Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) represents about 300,000 federal employees. He launched a listening tour of sorts Friday, appearing at the Census Bureau offices in Suitland, Maryland, for a town hall event. Federal News Radio's Emily Kopp was in the audience. She joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive with a report.

Tags: Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Ben Cardin , Senate , workforce , Census Bureau

Monday - 03/16/2015, 10:43am EDT
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OPM banks on data to attract younger, more diverse job seekers

Four in 10 federal employees will be eligible to retire in the next five years. Who will take their place remains the big question. Meanwhile, 70 percent of jobs advertised on USAJobs.gov go to internal candidates, says Office of Personnel Management Director Katherine Archuleta.

Tags: OPM , Katherine Archuleta , REDI , hiring , workforce , data , USAJobs.gov ,

Monday - 03/09/2015, 05:58pm EDT

Shared services report reveals CFOs' skepticism

In a new report, the Partnership for Public Service and Deloitte Consulting say the Obama administration needs to increase accountability and guidance if it wants agencies to embrace shared service providers. The study draws from interviews with 18 high-level officials, most of them chief financial officers.

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Thursday - 03/12/2015, 06:00pm EDT
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Federal employees' groups denounce pension reform bill

"Un-American" was how the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association described a bill to calculate retirement benefits according to an employee's "high five." Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ariz.) sponsored the measure.

Tags: pension , high 5 , Congress , retirement , Bruce Westerman , FLEOA , AFGE , Jon Adler , J. David Cox ,

Friday - 03/06/2015, 03:38pm EST

Emily Kopp, Reporter, Federal News Radio

The Office of Personnel Management has a new strategy that provides data to hiring managers and other decision makers in government. The strategy is called Recruitment, Engagement, Diversity and Inclusion. Federal News Radio Reporter Emily Kopp was there when OPM Director Katherine Archuleta rolled out the initiative. Emily tells In Depth with Francis Rose what REDI means.

Tags: In Depth , OPM

Tuesday - 03/10/2015, 04:46pm EDT
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Census Bureau offers primer on enterprise risk management

The people-counting agency has learned from some big mistakes. Now, Chief Operating Officer Nancy Potok shares some lessons with Federal News Radio.

Tags: Census Bureau , Nancy Potok , enterprise risk management , Risk management , A-123

Tuesday - 03/10/2015, 04:02pm EDT
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Emily Kopp, Reporter, Federal News Radio

Managers across the federal government know they have a big challenge when it comes to recruiting and maintaining a workforce of the future. A good one, that is. So, the Office of Personnel Management is going back to the basics in order to get the job done. Federal News Radio's Emily Kopp joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive with a look inside OPM's latest strategy.

Tags: Federal Drive , Tom Temin , workforce , hiring , millenials

Tuesday - 03/10/2015, 10:16am EDT
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