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Helping veterans find jobs

General Gary Profit, senior director of military programs at Walmart, will talk about the company's initiative to hire more veterans.
February 21, 2014

Tags: workforce , veterans employment , Department of Veterans Affairs , Walmart , General Gary Profit , Welcome home commitment to veterans programs , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access

Friday - 02/21/2014, 09:29pm EST
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Federal managers: Forget everything you think you know about hiring

A recent report from the Merit Systems Protection Board reveals that cursory assessments of training and experience are often unreliable indicators of how employees will actually fare on the job. MPSB's John Ford tells the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Emily Kopp what hiring managers can do to up their hiring game. Plus, Sam Davis, vice president of AMA Enterprise Government Solutions, discusses how hiring flexibilities will boost agencies' efforts to hire the long-term unemployed.

Tags: MSPB , John Ford , workforce , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Emily Kopp , AMA Enterprise Government Solutions , Sam Davis , Jack Moore , best practices , management

Tuesday - 02/18/2014, 04:19pm EST
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An update on the federal job market

Evan Lesser, co-founder and managing director of ClearanceJobs.com, will give his take on the State of the Union's impact on federal hiring in 2014.
February 7, 2014 (Encore presentation February 14, 2014)

Tags: contracting , workforce , security clearance , ClearanceJobs.com , Evan Lesser , State of the Union , Fed Access , Derrick Dortch

Friday - 02/07/2014, 03:01pm EST
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Helping veterans find jobs

General Gary Profit, senior director of military programs at Walmart, will talk about the company's initiative to hire more veterans.
January 24, 2014 (Show originally aired January 10, 2014)

Tags: workforce , veterans employment , Department of Veterans Affairs , Walmart , General Gary Profit , Welcome home commitment to veterans programs , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access

Friday - 01/24/2014, 09:29pm EST
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NWS, union spar over agency vacancies

The National Weather Service Employees Organization (NWSEO) says the agency blamed lack of funds when it implemented a hiring freeze last March. But the union says NWS budget documents posted to its website show the agency actually ended fiscal 2013 with $125 million in unspent funds. NWS officials dispute the union's contentions that they agency left money on the table. The union's concerns over agency vacancies were the focus of recent arbitration hearings.

Tags: NOAA , NWS , NWSEO , budget , workforce

Wednesday - 01/22/2014, 04:04pm EST
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Helping veterans find jobs

General Gary Profit, senior director of military programs at Walmart, will talk about the company's initiative to hire more veterans.
January 10, 2014

Tags: workforce , veterans employment , Department of Veterans Affairs , Walmart , General Gary Profit , Welcome home commitment to veterans programs , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access

Friday - 01/10/2014, 09:29pm EST
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EEOC: Women still face bias in hiring, advancement in federal service

A recent Equal Employment Opportunity Commission report says woman face significant obstacles, including bias, when it comes to hiring and advancement in the federal workforce.

Tags: Alexis Howard , EEOC , women , workforce , management , Federal Drive , Michael OConnell

Tuesday - 12/24/2013, 11:19am EST
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Innovation, hiring, and more

Linda Rix, co-CEO of Avue Technologies will discuss how uncertainty in the federal marketplace is stifling government innovation.
December 6, 2013 (Encore presentation December 13, 2013)

Tags: workforce , Linda Rix , Avue Technologies , HealthCare.gov , innovation , budget cuts , sequestration , human capital management , contracting , succession planning , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access

Friday - 12/06/2013, 08:50pm EST
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From volunteer to fed: OPM offers tips for recruiting national-service participants

The Office of Personnel Management is helping agencies come up with ways to recruit new federal hires from the pipeline of national-service programs, such as the Peace Corps and AmeriCorps. In July, President Barack Obama called for expanding national volunteer opportunities by finding ways to connect the broad network of national and community-service organizations with federal agencies and their missions. As part of that effort, OPM was tasked with coming up with recruiting strategies agencies can use to recruit new hires with past experience in national-service programs.

Tags: OPM , workforce , recruiting , CNCS , Katherine Archuleta , Jack Moore

Monday - 11/18/2013, 01:32pm EST

Veterans make up growing share of federal workers

The federal government says it hired the highest percentage of military veterans in more than two decades in fiscal year 2012, with veterans making up about 29 percent of the 195,000 new employees.

Tags: workforce , DoD , VA , veterans ,

Wednesday - 10/30/2013, 07:20pm EDT
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