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What happens to feds if the the government downsizes?

Tom Shoop, the editor-in-chief of Government Executive, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss the size of the federal workforce and where, geographically, the workforce is situated.

Tags: workforce , hiring , In Depth , Francis Rose , Tom Shoop , Government Executive

Tuesday - 02/14/2012, 05:06pm EST
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Retirement applications tick up 24 percent in 2011

Experts have long predicted a federal retirement tsunami, and the steady uptick in retirement applications across 2011 appears to bear that out. Overall, 104,810 retirement applications were filed by federal employees in calendar-year 2011, according to numbers provided by OPM a 24 percent increase over 2010 levels.

Tags: retirement , pay and benefits , workforce , OPM , buyouts , early retirement

Friday - 02/10/2012, 09:35pm EST

VA, Education reap benefits of hiring reforms

Improvements to training and employee retention are increasing department workforces and saving money, agency chief human capital officers for the Education and Veterans Affairs departments said at an event Tuesday.

Tags: John Sepulveda , Robert Buggs , education , Veterans Affairs , hiring , management , training , hiring reform , Sean McCalley

Tuesday - 02/07/2012, 05:44pm EST
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Attrition could be at highest levels in three years

Tim McManus, the vice president of education and outreach at the Partnership for Public Service, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss what federal managers can do to fill in the blanks in their workforces as retirements and buyouts increase.

Tags: workforce , retirement , management , Tim McManus , Partnership for Public Service , In Depth , Francis Rose

Friday - 01/20/2012, 05:29pm EST
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Is your job on the chopping block?

More than 320,000 government jobs disappeared over the last two years and while that's a lot, it is relatively good news for people who work for IRS, Defense, the VA and other federal operations, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , pay and benefits , retirement , workforce , Challenger, Gray and Christmas

Monday - 01/09/2012, 02:00am EST

VA: Happy feds saved $200 million in turnover costs

The Department of Veterans Affairs avoided $200 million in turnover costs by investing in online training resources for employees, Assistant Secretary for Human Resources and Administration John Sepulveda told Federal News Radio. He also explained how the VA plans to make veterans 40 percent of its workforce, weather the retirement tsunami and continue to be a federal leader on human capital issues in a wide-ranging interview.

Tags: John Sepulveda , CHCO Council , VA , pay and benefits , workforce , hiring , recruitment , veterans , Disabled , Latino , Hispanic , employment , diversity , Emily Kopp

Friday - 12/23/2011, 07:04pm EST
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Air Force to cut hundreds of officers

More than 400 people must leave the Air Force by early 2012, as part of an initiative to trim the military branch's officer cadre. Air Force leaders are also targeting enlisted service members.

Tags: DoD , Air Force , workforce , workforce reduction , reductions in force , Mike Dickerson , Ruben Gomez

Tuesday - 11/01/2011, 07:53pm EDT

Managers need to unleash workers for successful telework

While agencies and employees are reaping the benefits of telework, many frontline supervisors remain reluctant. They have to learn to manage the work, not the workers, experts say.

Tags: workforce , Telework Enhancement Act , management , technology , OPM , Justin Johnson , Microsoft , Martha Clarkson , Danette Campbell , USPTO , Jim Neighbors , DoD , Emily Kopp

Wednesday - 10/19/2011, 05:46am EDT
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