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Army identifies up to $100 million in fraud in recruiting payments

The Army's audit arm finds huge accountability holes in a years-long program that recruited 130,000 soldiers. The program most likely violated federal law from the get-go, officials say.

Tags: DoD , Army , Congress , workforce , oversight , waste, fraud and abuse , Army Criminal Investigation Command , Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee , William Grisoli , David Quantock , Joseph Bentz , Claire McCaskill , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 02/05/2014, 03:45am EST
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After banner year for recruiting, military leaders uneasy about future

Weakness in the private-sector economy has let the Pentagon spend fewer dollars on recruiting efforts over the past several years. It still beat its targets for both the quantity and quality of new enlistees and officers it brings into its ranks. But officials believe things could get more difficult.

Tags: DoD , Annie Andrews , Mark Brilakis , Gina Grosso , Thomas Seamands , workforce , House Armed Service Committee , Jared Serbu

Friday - 01/17/2014, 04:19am 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 , hiring , CNCS , Katherine Archuleta , Jack Moore

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

OPM survey: Wide differences in agencies' human-capital efforts

As with overall federal-employee satisfaction scores, the Human Capital Assessment and Accountability Framework Index trended downward in 2012. Habitual high-scorers, such as NASA and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, continued to sit atop the list. But the report also singled out the Office of Management and Budget and for its notable improvements.

Tags: OPM , human capital , Jeff Zients , OMB , hiring ,

Friday - 11/23/2012, 06:17pm EST

Survey: CHCOs feel effect of budget crunch on recruiting, training

Budget constraints are top of mind for agency chief human capital officers. And with good reason. CHCOs say they are feeling the effects of the budget crunch, particularly in recruiting, retaining and training employees, according to a Federal News Radio survey. Eugene Hubbard, head of the National Science Foundation's Office of Information and Resource Management, told Federal News Radio the budget squeeze and shrinking workforces mean agency employees are doing more with less to keep pace with the mission.

Tags: Eugene Hubbard , NSF , In Depth , Francis Rose , Jack Moore , management , budget , workforce , CHCO , HR , pay freeze , morale , retention , hiring , exclusive

Tuesday - 11/20/2012, 07:46pm EST
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Services hit recruiting goals

All four active services and the six reserve components met or exceeded their recruiting goals through the third quarter of fiscal 2012, according to recently released Defense Department data.

Tags: workforce , hiring , retention , DoD , DoD Report , In Depth , Francis Rose

Monday - 07/23/2012, 06:40pm EDT

NSA hiring reforms serve as model for government

Efficient recruitment and hiring practices might seem like a hard get at a high-security agency like NSA. But Kathy Hutson, the director of human resources at the National Security Agency, says the hiring protocols at her agency today demostrate all the reforms the Office of Personnel Management is recommending for the rest of government.

Tags: Kathy Hutson , NSA , human resources , hiring , Lean Six Sigma , cybersecurity , diversity , leadership

Wednesday - 06/06/2012, 02:46am EDT
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OPM finalizes rules for new intern, hiring programs

The Pathways Program aims to help federal agencies compete with other sectors that recruit and hire interns and recent graduates. The program targets current students, recent graduates and professionals interested in becoming federal managers.

Tags: workforce , interns , hiring , John Berry , Robert Shriver , Pathways Program , OPM , Recent Graduates Program , Presidential Management Fellows Program , internship program , Ruben Gomez

Thursday - 05/10/2012, 05:39am EDT
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When recruiting, look to enterprise across the board

Susan Fallon, vice president of business development at Monster Government Solutions, spoke to the Federal Drive with Tom Temin about the aim of the 2012 Human Capital Management Defense Conference.

Tags: Susan Fallon , Monster Government Solutions , HCMD , workforce ,

Tuesday - 03/13/2012, 12:05pm EDT

Only 2.3 percent of college students plan to work for federal government, survey finds

A survey of more than 35,000 college and university students found only 2.3 percent plan to work in the federal government after leaving school.

Tags: Partnership for Public Service , workforce , CHCO , hiring , NACE , STEM

Monday - 02/06/2012, 02:01am EST
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