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Federal agencies open Tuesday under two-hour delay

Federal agencies in the Washington, DC area are open Tuesday under a two-hour delayed arrival, and employees have the option for unscheduled leave or telework. Employees should plan to arrive for work no more than two hours later than they would be expected to arrive.

Tags: OPM , operating status , workforce , winter weather

Tuesday - 01/27/2015, 03:49am EST

Orphans of the storm

Winter's here and we're all weathering the storm together. What's your blizzard survival secret? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey wants to know.

Tags: Mike Causey , Mike Causeys Federal Report , workforce , pay and benefits

Tuesday - 01/27/2015, 03:00am EST

Public satisfaction with government services lowest in 16 years

A new report from the American Customer Satisfaction Index says that Americans' satisfaction with the services they receive from the federal government continue to decline. In addition, the public, by and large, is more satisfied with the services it receives in the private sector.

Tags: AFCI , customer service , IRS , customer satisfaction , CFI Group , workforce , management , Michael OConnell

Tuesday - 01/27/2015, 02:00am EST

Federal agencies open Monday with option of unscheduled leave or telework

Federal agencies in the Washington, D.C. area are open Monday, but workers have the opportunity to take unscheduled leave or unscheduled telework. A winter weather advisory is in effect through 6 p.m. Monday for most of the D.C. area.

Tags: OPM , workforce , operating status , winter weather

Monday - 01/26/2015, 03:53am EST

The terror attacks in Paris

Fred Burton, vice president of Intelligence for Strator, tells us what he knows about the terrorist attacks in Paris, and what the United States can do to avoid similar attacks in the future.
January 23, 2015

Tags: workforce , Paris terror attacks , Fred Burton , Stratfor , Mexican drug war , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access

Friday - 01/23/2015, 09:13pm EST
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Law enforcement fatality trends

Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association Acting President Nate Catura, and Steve Groeninger, senior director of Communications and Marketing for the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, discuss the preliminary law enforcement fatality statistics for 2014.
January 23, 2015

Tags: workforce , federal law enforcement , Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association , Federal Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund , law enforcement officer fatality rates , Nate Catura , Steve Groeninger , Anthony Vergnetti , Shaw Bransford and Roth , Fed Talk

Friday - 01/23/2015, 07:49pm EST
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House bills slash federal workforce, start possible hiring freeze

A collection of new House bills aim to slash the federal workforce, let go of 120,000 civilian employees at the Pentagon and take back top secret security clearances for contractors in the intelligence community.

Tags: Congress , workforce , workforce reductions , Cynthia Lummis , Ken Calvert , J. David Cox , AFGE , DoD , REDUCE Act , Chris Van Hollen , Sheila Jackson Lee , Disclose Act , Sean McCalley

Wednesday - 01/21/2015, 04:13pm EST

Contracting officers not given tools, support to take risks, be innovative

A new survey by the Professional Services Council and Grant Thornton reveals the shifting demographics of the acquisition workforce gives the administration an opportunity to change the culture of how the government buys goods and services. From training, to hiring, to creating a path for better collaboration, the acquisition workforce could undergo a major transformation with the right support and focus, experts say.

Tags: acquistion , contracting , industry , Stan Soloway , Professional Services Council , Phil Kangas , Grant Thornton , LPTA , innovation , workforce , training , Jason Miller

Friday - 01/23/2015, 04:04am EST
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The truth about the federal hiring process

Do federal managers know who they want to hire before even posting a job? Do they rig the process to the benefit of their candidate? And, is it worth it to even apply for a job at an agency given these barriers? Former federal HR exec Jeff Neal offers his candid advice based on his 33 years of experience.

Tags: Jeff Neal , ICF International , MSPB , Merit Promotion Program , hiring , workforce , DHS

Friday - 01/23/2015, 03:04am EST

DoD intel chief Vickers gives cyber premier priority status

Michael Vickers, the undersecretary of Defense for intelligence, said cybersecurity and terrorism are his top two short- and long-term concerns. He said protecting space-based systems is becoming more important than ever. Vickers also wants to continue to transform the military intelligence community to meet ever-changing threats.

Tags: technology , cybersecurity , Michael Vickers , DoD , ODNI , insider threat , continuous evaluation , workforce , Atlantic Council , Jason Miller

Thursday - 01/22/2015, 04:22am EST
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