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Hiring reforms thriving despite freezes, early outs

In an exclusive Federal News Radio survey, agency chief human capital officers said the hiring reforms instituted by the Obama administration are working. Most respondents said it now takes their agencies 46 to 100 days, on average, to hire new employees. Hiring reforms also have improved diversity at agencies and the ability to bring on more talented employees. At the same time, CHCOs said sequestration is impacting their ability to train and complete HR projects.

Tags: CHCO , CHCO Council , CXO Surveys , Jeri Buchholz , NASA , hiring reform , hiring freeze , sequestration , Jason Miller , In Depth , Francis Rose , exclusive

Tuesday - 07/02/2013, 06:08am EDT
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OPM offering 300 buyouts, early outs across 14 divisions

The Office of Personnel Management wants to trim its ranks as part of a comprehensive workforce strategy. The goal is to transform the workforce to better align skills and mission needs.

Tags: workforce , OPM , early outs , Jason Miller

Thursday - 06/06/2013, 05:42am EDT

IRS budget woes, shrinking staff threaten to derail agency

As the Internal Revenue Service prepares to enter tax season full-bore, the agency is faced with a tightened budget, a shrinking workforce and an ever-more complex and increasing workload. That combination, along with leadership changes at the top of agency, threatens to upend the gains IRS has made over the past few years to better manage its workforce, according to the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, an agency watchdog.

Tags: IRS , workforce , retention , TIGTA , human capital , hiring freeze , Jack Moore

Thursday - 02/07/2013, 07:02pm EST

Furloughs vs. buyouts

Are you sick of hearing the F-word coming out of Washington? Would you offer yourself up as buyout bait? If the answer to either is yes, check out Senior Correspondent Mike Causey's Federal Report for the latest forecast.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , pay and benefits , retirement , furloughs , sequestration

Wednesday - 02/06/2013, 02:00am EST

20 percent pay cut in the cards?

Many federal workers, fed up with pay freezes and budget teasers, are hoping for a buyout that will let them depart with a cash bonus. But in reality most feds are more likely to get a pay cut than a buyout, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

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

Monday - 01/28/2013, 02:00am EST

Fiscal cliff, sequestration and more

Federal Times senior writers Sean Reilly and Stephen Losey will update us on sequestration, buyouts, and the big issues affecting federal workers in 2013.
December 19, 2012

Tags: pay and benefits , Federal Times , Sean Reilly , Stephen Losey , fiscal cliff , sequestration , Mike Causey , Your Turn

Wednesday - 12/19/2012, 08:13pm EST
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FEHBP open season

Walton Francis, author of the Consumer's Checkbook Guide to Federal Health Plans, will provide tips on what to look for when choosing your health benefits.
November 28, 2012

Tags: pay and benefits , open season , FEHBP , Walton Francis , Sean Reilly , Federal Times , USPS , early retirements , budget cuts , Mike Causey , Your Turn , Checkbook Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees

Thursday - 11/29/2012, 12:08am EST
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No new buyouts on Postal Service horizon

The U.S. Postal Service will not be offering any new buyouts in the near future, according to Anthony Vegliante, the agency's chief human resources officer. USPS offered three different buyouts in 2012. In an exclusive interview with Federal News Radio, Vegliante said the Postal Service will drop to around 500,000 employees by the end of January due to multiple consolidation efforts at the agency.

Tags: Anthony Vegliante , USPS , human capital , morale , RIF , workforce , consolidation , exclusive

Wednesday - 11/07/2012, 01:16pm EST
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Postmaster General urges quick action in lame duck session

Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe says his number one priority is seeing legislation passed in the upcoming lame-duck session of Congress that will help the U.S. Postal Service get out of debt. In an exclusive interview with Federal News Radio, Donahoe details the latest on the agency's financial situation, buyouts, the consolidation of mail processing centers, and its plan to cut window hours at half of its post offices across the country.

Tags: USPS , budget , retirement , POSTPlan , Metro Post , Congress , Patrick Donahoe , postal reform , mail processing centers , exclusive , Julia Ziegler

Thursday - 11/01/2012, 03:38am EDT
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2012 Buyout Guide

A list of agencies considering or offering buyouts and early retirements in 2012.

Tags: workforce , budget , pay and benefits , retirement , VSIP , VERA , management , Ruben Gomez

Thursday - 01/05/2012, 05:29pm EST
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