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For the third day in a row, the federal government closed because of the weather. One of Capitol Hill's top lawmakers has praise for that call by the government's civilian personnel chief.
Federal News Radio has learned that the federal government will be closed on Wed., Feb. 10, 2010. OPM Director John Berry talked earlier this week about how his makes his decision and about why he thinks teleworking is more important than ever.
OPM is hoping to launch the Veterans Hiring Initiative next week. Director Berry also planning to kick-off an initiative to pair SESers with universities to bring on new workers. Berry says a formal proposal for long-term changes to civil service could be ready by next summer.
Nearly 300,000 jobs in the next three years. That's the projection by federal agencies of the number of new mission-critical jobs they hope to fill by 2012. But what do you need to do to go "Where the Jobs Are?" The Partnership for Public Service asked Fed CHCOs to lay out a roadmap.
Tags: management , Partnership for Public Service , Where the Jobs Are Report , Dept. of Homeland Security , Dept. of Justice , Dept. of the Treasury , Office of Personnel Managemen , Jeff Neal , Mari Barr Santangelo , Rochelle Granat , Max Cacas
Task force says DoD should reconstruct pay-for-performance program. Military expects to decide on path forward this fall.
With the clock ticking toward the Defense Business Board's final report on the National Security Personnel System, have attitudes changed among the federal labor unions who have been vehemently against it? Conversations with two union officials suggest the answer is "no".
Now the agency wants to hear from others about these ideas and their own recommendations on how to fix federal HR processes. Director Berry offers to get rid of the GS system, expand who can receive bonuses and bolster training.