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OPM sets deadline for agency SES requests

The Office of Personnel Management is asking agencies to forecast how many Senior Executive Service positions they'll need for the next two fiscal years.

Tags: OPM , SES , workforce , management , personnel , Katherine Archuleta , Jory Heckman

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 11:09am EST

Eddy Mentzer, Manager, Defense Spouse Education & Career Opportunities Program

The Military Spouse Employment Partnership's goal is simple. They want to eliminate one of military families' biggest problems: finding employment for the spouse of the service member. Because of frequent relocation, military spouses often face high unemployment rates and a significant wage gap in the jobs they do have. Through the initiative known as Joining Forces, 38 new organizations joined the Employment Partnership program earlier this month. Eddy Mentzer is the Spouse Education and Career Opportunities program manager. On the Federal Drive, he gave Tom Temin an update on the program and the companies involved.

Tags: Eddy Mentzer , military spouses , unemployment , Spouse Education and Career Opportunities , DoD , Tom Temin

Friday - 12/12/2014, 10:47am EST
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Feds praise, criticize Obama's proposed SES reforms

Federal News Radio polled its readers on how they felt about the President's proposed reforms to the Senior Executive Service. Many were "indifferent," but others said the reforms didn't go far enough.

Tags: Barack Obama , Senior Executive Service , reforms , retention , management , workforce , Michael OConnell

Wednesday - 12/10/2014, 05:03pm EST

Jim Hagy, director, Deloitte

One of the newest hires at your agency could be someone that hasn't had a job in a long time. The Office of Personnel Management is helping agencies find and recruit people who haven't had a job in a while to help the long-term unemployment rate. Jim Hagy is a director for Deloitte's Department of Defense Human Capital practice. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he offered some other human capital management strategies.

Tags: Jim Hagy , Deloitte , In Depth , OPM ,

Tuesday - 12/02/2014, 05:25pm EST
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CBO deficit report advises smaller fed workforce

In a new report on reducing the federal deficit, the Congressional Budget Office suggests that cutting 70,000 government jobs over the next decade and changing the math used for civilian and military pensions could save $100 billion.

Tags: CBO , deficit , pay and benefits , COLA , TSP , workforce , personnel , retirement , pensions , Federal Employees Comparability Act , budget , Jory Heckman , chained CPI

Wednesday - 11/26/2014, 11:24am EST

OMB to seed digital services teams across government

The U.S. Digital Service team is working with VA and other agencies to hire and train employees to apply the agile development approach to projects. Mikey Dickerson, USDS director, said the goal is two-fold: to create lasting agile development capacity in agencies and to ensure agencies think about citizens' needs first and foremost.

Tags: technology , workforce , OMB , Lisa Schlosser , Mikey Dickerson , digital services , agile development , training , Veterans Affairs Department , CIO Council , GSA , 18F , Jason Miller , exclusive

Tuesday - 11/25/2014, 06:06pm EST
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Rosie Rios, Treasurer of the United States

Two Treasury agencies have managed to make big gains in hiring veterans. In 2014, half of new hires at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing and the U.S. Mint were veterans. Now, veterans make up about one-third of employees at each of the two agencies. How'd they do it? Rosie Rios, Treasurer of the United States, shared details with Tom Temin on the Federal Drive.

Tags: Rosie Rios , Bureau of Engraving and Printing , Tom Temin , Federal Drive , veterans , workforce , Treasury Department

Friday - 11/21/2014, 11:16am EST
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OPM nominee to focus on improving security review process, veteran hiring

A Senate committee heard testimony Tuesday from retired Rear Adm. Earl Gay on his nomination to be the Office of Personnel's first deputy director in three years.

Tags: Earl Gay , Katherine Archuleta , OPM , people , Senate , Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs , Jon Tester , Rob Portman , retention , workforce , security clearances , cybersecurity , In Depth

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 05:22pm EST
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