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Women make gains in federal management, but hurdles remain

For women who dream of the corner office, now is a good time to work for the federal government, according to a report by the Office of Personnel Management.

Tags: women , gender , diversity , workforce , Emily Kopp , management

Wednesday - 04/01/2015, 02:22pm EDT

Congress to feds: Do union work on your own time

Two Georgia lawmakers have both introduced bills that would bar federal employees from conducting union work while on the clock. OPM data shows official time has been on the rise since fiscal 2008.

Tags: official time , Jody Hice , Congress , Johnny Isakson , unions , BLS , workforce

Tuesday - 03/31/2015, 10:51am EDT

Veterans make up growing share of federal workforce so why is their morale faltering?

Nearly three in every 10 new employees hired by the federal government have worked for Uncle Sam before -- in uniform. But even as the federal government has found success onboarding veteran employees, new questions have been raised about the workplace environments veterans are encountering.

Tags: workforce , management , veteran , veteran hiring , Employee Viewpoint Survey , Brandon Friedman , Alex Horton , VA , Barrett Bogue , Eric Young , Bureau of Prisons , morale , Jeff Neal , Patrick Boulay

Monday - 03/10/2014, 02:00am EDT

Agencies' hiring of veterans hits all-time high in 2014

Veterans accounted for one of every three federal civilian new hires last year, according to the President's Council on Veterans Employment.

Tags: workforce , hiring , Presidents Veterans Employment Initiative , Labor , VA , Katherine Archuleta , Bob McDonald , Tom Perez , Lauren Larson

Monday - 03/23/2015, 04:25pm EDT

These lucky feds are getting a 30 percent pay raise

What would you do if your pay increased by 30 percent or more? A handful of federal employees in North Dakota and Montana's booming oil region are about to find out with their next paychecks.

Tags: pay raise , pay , AFGE , Heidi Heitkamp , North Dakota , Montana , Bakken , Minot , Emily Kopp , Federal Wage System , Special Pay Request

Friday - 03/20/2015, 11:31am EDT

5 things that could be coming to your FEHBP plan in 2016

Expect some new health care options when open season rolls around later this year. We break down the Office of Personnel Management's letter to insurers about 2016 coverage.

Tags: health care , FEHBP , health insurance , Earl Gay , transgender , self plus one , Emily Kopp

Thursday - 03/19/2015, 12:35pm EDT

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: Katherine Archuleta , REDI , hiring , workforce , data , USAJobs.gov , Emily Kopp

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

Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

The Office of Personnel Management is pushing the bounds of cybersecurity. It's moving from the idea of defense in-depth -- or even the popular continuous monitoring -- to a concept called orchestration. Jeff Wagner, OPM's director of IT security, and Paul Nguyen, president of CGS Invotas, tell Federal News Radio Executive Editor Jason Miller how orchestration is giving OPM a head start on protecting its networks and applications.

Tags: Jason Miller , Cybersecurity , Jeff Wagner , Paul Nguyen , CSG Invotas , In Depth

Thursday - 03/12/2015, 05:20pm EDT
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OPM orchestrates cyber protections through automation

Jeff Wagner, OPM's director of IT security, said by detailing specific processes, his organization can protect the network in near real-time and ensure threats or vulnerabilities do not put the entire infrastructure at a greater risk.

Tags: Technology , Cybersecurity , Jeff Wagner , Paul Nguyen , CSG Invotas , Jason Miller

Thursday - 03/12/2015, 03:54pm EDT
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Council on governmentwide diversity to impact agency hiring

Following up on the Office of Personnel Management's new recruitment and retention strategy the Chief Human Capital Officers Council announced Friday a governmentwide forum on diversity hiring.

Tags: CHCOC , OMB , EEOC , Katherine Archuleta , diversity hiring , hiring , workforce

Tuesday - 03/10/2015, 10:56am EDT
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