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House bill extends agency authority to rehire retired feds

A measure included in the massive Defense policy bill approved by the House Thursday would ensure agencies maintain the flexibility to bring federal retirees back on board on a part-time basis. An amendment to the 2015 Defense Authorization Act, introduced by Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.), extends the authority for agency heads to rehire retirees without specific approval from the Office of Personnel Management.

Tags: workforce , retirement , Gerry Connolly , House , Congress , Jack Moore

Thursday - 05/22/2014, 05:06pm EDT

How to make the federal workforce feel respected once again

People work better and more efficiently when they feel respected. And lately, Congress hasn't done a lot to make federal workers feel valued, says Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) in a column written for Federal News Radio's special report, Trust Redefined: Reconnecting Government and Its Employees. But, Tester says, he has a plan to start changing that low morale.

Tags: Jon Tester , Senate , Congress , workforce , morale , Trust Redefined , retention

Thursday - 05/22/2014, 04:00am EDT
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Intel agencies determined to avoid another workforce ‘bathtub' effect

After a decade of increases to the intelligence community's workforce, it's time to cut back once again. But IC leaders say they'll take a strategic approach this time around.

Tags: Jared Serbu , Intelligence community , workforce , recruitment , Government Executive Media Group , Intelligence and National Security Alliance , Deborah Kircher , Deborah Hartman

Thursday - 05/08/2014, 03:49am EDT
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Archuleta: Feds' hard work needs to be recognized

Office of Personnel Management Director Katherine Archuleta tells Federal News Radio that federal workers deserve the attention they receive during Public Service Recognition Week.

Tags: Katherine Archuleta , Public Service Recognition Week , OPM , Partnership for Public Service , diversity , Pathways Program , Michael OConnell , Service to America Medals

Monday - 05/05/2014, 04:46am EDT
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Jeff Neal, Senior Vice President, ICF International

Major cuts in the time-to-hire for the federal government allow the Office of Personnel Management to focus on hiring quality instead of just speed. But those metrics may be just one part of making the hiring process better. Jeff Neal, senior vice president of ICF International and former chief human capital officer and the Department of Homeland Security, writing a series of pieces about what's wrong with the hiring process. He shares his views with In Depth with Francis Rose.

Tags: Jeff Neal , ICF International , In Depth

Thursday - 05/01/2014, 06:52pm EDT
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Fixing the federal hiring process: Deus ex machina

Many potential job-seekers give up on federal employment because the process is so daunting, says former DHS CHCO Jeff Neal. But, does it have to be this way?

Tags: Jeff Neal , commentary , workforce

Monday - 04/28/2014, 03:32am EDT

What topics are trending for the federal workforce?

Julie Perkins hosts a roundtable discussion of the hottest topics in the federal government.
April 11, 2014

Tags: workforce , budget 2015 , OPM , Department of Veterans Affairs , IT modernization , procurement , Eric Katz , Gov Exec , Joseph Marks , Nextgov , Jason Miller , Zach Rausnitz , FierceGov , Fed Talk , Shaw Bransford and Roth

Friday - 04/11/2014, 08:08pm EDT
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Pay gap shrinks between female and male feds

Female federal employees earn on average 87 cents for every dollar earned by their male counterparts, according to a new review from the Office of Personnel Management. Still, the pay gap between men and women in the white-collar federal workforce has dropped significantly over the past 20 years. And across many individual occupations and grades, men and women now earn comparable levels of pay, according to OPM's new report. OPM's review found much of the continued pay disparity between male and female feds can be explained by their presence in different occupational categories.

Tags: OPM , Katherine Archuleta , equal pay , workforce , management , Jack Moore , pay and benefits

Friday - 04/11/2014, 12:16pm EDT

Federal lawmakers rarely hiring veterans

Members of Congress often urge federal agencies and the private sector to hire military veterans, but results of a survey show veterans made up less than 3 percent of the staff in the congressional offices that responded.

Tags: workforce , veterans , Don Young , Bill Enyart

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 04:41pm EDT

Improving the federal workforce

Avue Technologies Co-CEO Linda Rix will discuss some ideas on how to make the federal government a more attractive option for job seekers.
March 28,2014 (Encore presentation April 4, 2014)

Tags: workforce , retention , pay for performance , OPM , Linda Rix , Avue Technologies , human resource management , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access

Friday - 03/28/2014, 07:49pm EDT
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