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Just a test: Anacostia-Bolling trains for active-shooter attack

The hallways of a building at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling echoed with the sounds of gunfire last month as part of a training exercise to help base law enforcement personnel prepare for an active-shooter event.

Tags: Anthony Calandra , Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling , workforce , Navy , Naval Installations Command , Timothy Trammell , Carlos Ansley , DoD , Navy Yard shooting , Michael OConnell

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 02:26pm EDT

Is discrimination to blame for employees' sinking satisfaction with training opportunities?

Budget cuts, alone, can't explain employees' sinking satisfaction with training, according to a new analysis prepared by the Tully Rinckey law firm in Washington, D.C., which specializes in federal employment law. As dissatisfaction with training opportunities has intensified in recent years, the number of Equal Employment Opportunity complaints alleging discrimination in training opportunities have also shot upwards, according to the firm's analysis.

Tags: Tully Rinckey , John Mahoney , workforce , management

Monday - 03/17/2014, 10:47am EDT

Finally, a new emphasis on federal training

For far too long federal agencies have looked to the training budget as one of the first places to cut (after travel) when budgets are tight. Training cuts are among the most shortsighted of the budget-cutting options, says former Homeland Security CHCO Jeff Neal.

Tags: Jeff Neal , management , workforce , Katherine Archuleta , NTEU

Friday - 03/07/2014, 04:00am EST
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Obama to propose employee training improvements in 2015 budget

OPM Director Katherine Archuleta didn't have details on the proposals, but she said agencies need to learn from each other and build on their successes.

Tags: workforce , budget , Barack Obama , Katherine Archuleta , OPM , NTEU , Jason Miller

Monday - 03/03/2014, 04:31am EST

Navy to build its 'information dominance' forces through new command

Navy Cyber Forces, already headquartered in Suffolk, Va., will take over responsibility for building the knowledge workforce the Navy terms the "information dominance corps."

Tags: DoD , Navy , technology , Navy Cyber Forces , information dominance , Ted Branch , Jonathan Greenert , workforce , AFCEA , Jared Serbu

Monday - 02/24/2014, 03:53am EST
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For federal managers: Training opportunities & legislative update

Todd Wells and Greg Stanford from the Federal Managers Association, and Miguel Aviles from Young Government Leaders will discuss upcoming training opportunites for federal managers.
February 21, 2014

Tags: workforce , management training , management , Federal Managers Association , Young Government Leaders , mentoring , Todd Wells , Greg Stanford , Miguel Aviles , Fed Talk , Shaw Bransford and Roth

Friday - 02/21/2014, 08:25pm EST
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OPM cancels $2B training RFP 15 months into the acquisition process

The Office of Personnel Management told contractors last week that the solicitation under the Customized Human Resources Solutions Services initiative would be withdrawn and a new one would be released in the coming months. OPM says the government's training and management assistance needs changed and the current RFP wouldn't meet them.

Tags: Customized Human Resources Solutions Services , contracting , industry , workforce , management assistance , bid protests , Jason Miller , OPM

Monday - 02/10/2014, 04:52pm EST

DHS, SANS Institute join forces to give agencies cyber primer

Federal employees are eligible for a free one-day training session in early November on implementing continuous monitoring. The goal is to help agencies make good use of the continuous diagnostics and monitoring contract DHS awarded in August.

Tags: technology , cybersecurity , SANS Institute , John Pescatore , DHS , continuous monitoring , workforce , Jason Miller

Friday - 10/18/2013, 03:40am EDT
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NOAA cancels hiring freeze, lifts training ban

Kathryn Sullivan, the acting under secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, sent an email to staff today announcing she was lifting the hiring freeze ban on non-mandatory training NOAA put in place last year to offset the impact of sequestration.

Tags: NOAA , Kathryn Sullivan , Commerce Department , sequestration , hiring freeze , workforce , Michael OConnell , NWS , NWSEO

Friday - 01/31/2014, 01:57pm EST

Air Force secretary sees 'systemic' problems in nuclear workforce

Air Force's new civilian leader returns from tour of the service's nuclear sites with a dim assessment of the workforce's leader development and training culture. In 60 days, the service will recommend an action plan to the Pentagon.

Tags: DoD , Air Force , workforce , Deborah Lee James , Chuck Hagel , Air Force Association , management , oversight , Jared Serbu

Thursday - 01/30/2014, 03:50am EST
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