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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

Size of the federal workforce dips as number of new hires tumbles

Federal hiring declined last year, with new government hires dropping to fewer than 90,000 in fiscal 2012. The dip in hiring caused the size of the federal workforce to retract slightly to about 2.1 million federal workers about on par with 2009 levels, according to new government data compiled by the Partnership for Public Service.

Tags: workforce , retention , Partnership for Public Service , veteran hiring , diversity , Jack Moore

Wednesday - 09/11/2013, 05:47pm EDT

New veteran, disability hiring goals won't be quotas, Labor Dept. says

New regulations from the Labor Department spell out specific benchmarks federal contractors will be expected to meet regarding the hiring of veterans and people with disabilities. But Patricia Shiu, director of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), tells Federal News Radio the new benchmarks are not quotas. Still, some contractor groups are viewing the new rules with skepticism.

Tags: Labor , industry , disabilty hiring , veteran hiring , Patricia Shiu , Brian Turmail , Associated General Contractors of America

Monday - 09/02/2013, 06:33pm EDT
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New rules set veteran, disability hiring benchmarks for federal contractors

The Labor Department unveiled two final rules Tuesday requiring federal contractors to establish clear-cut annual benchmarks for hiring veterans and people with disabilities.

Tags: acquisition , industry , workforce , veteran hiring , disability hiring , Labor , Tom Perez

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 07:12pm EDT
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