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Senior administration officials encourage and promote federal service during Public Service Recognition Week. President Obama sends letter recognizing federal, state and local government employees.
The Office of Personnel Management wants to promote a healthy lifestyle for all Federal employees. Experts say one key is paying close attention to the food we eat. Along those lines, an unusual and first-ever, cooking competition was held in the OPM Cafeteria.
Agency Director John Berry will hire someone to oversee the new approach to automating and calculating retirement data. Berry says he hopes to make up to 70 percent of the most common calculations electronic. OPM also just has begun a results oriented pilot in two offices as part of a workplace flexibility initiative.
The agency says 12 databases hold 100,000 potential job applicants for many of the most commonly hired positions throughout government. OPM will search the database for the agency based on their hiring need and provide them with a list of candidates, slashing the hiring time from the very beginning.
Over the last several years, one federal agency has ranked highest in government-wide employee surveys as the "best place to work in the federal government": the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, in Rockville, Md. But in an era where OPM plans to reform the hiring and management of federal workers, how does NRC plan to stay at the top of its game as an "employer of choice"? Federal News Radio's Max Cacas continues our week-long series, HReinvented.
Extension comes after employee unions and others ask for it during a hearing last week. Employees must decide whether to stick with their current plan and see premiums increase, or move to a different plan.
The head of the Office of Personnel Management says enough is enough. He says that federal workers have done much they should be proud of and pushes back against those who for the last 30 years have unfairly attacked feds. And he repeats promises of sweeping improvements to the Federal workplace.