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OPM issues interim rule on veterans preference

New Office of Personnel Management clarifies statutory language affecting who is eligible to receive veterans preference during the hiring process at federal agencies.

Tags: OPM , veterans preference , Veterans Affairs , DoD , hiring , Michael OConnell ,

Friday - 01/02/2015, 05:55pm EST

Character counts!

CACI Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board Dr. Jack London will talk about his book: "Character: The Ultimate Success Factor".
January 2, 2015 (Encore presentation January 9, 2014)

Tags: Dr. Jack London , Character: The Ultimate Success Factor , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access

Friday - 01/02/2015, 05:34pm EST
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SES workforce deserves better screening from OPM, says former SSA commissioner

As agencies decide on a two-year plan for structuring their senior executive workforce, one agency head says that the Office of Personnel Management is keeping some of the best and brightest from joining the SES.

Tags: SES , John Astrue , SSA , OPM , hiring , information technology , Jory Heckman , GAO , Congress

Tuesday - 12/30/2014, 11:45am EST
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5,500 women apply to join border patrol

Customs and Border Protection received more than 5,000 applications from women to join the border patrol. The hiring surge is part of a CBP effort to bring more women into all levels of the agency, CBP Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske told Federal Drive with Tom Temin.

Tags: CBP , Border Patrol , Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act , Gil Kerlikowske , Federal Drive , DHS , hiring , Michael OConnell ,

Tuesday - 12/30/2014, 10:15am EST
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Out the door after 32 years

Senior Correspondent Mike Causey continues his vacation. Today's guest columnist is an IRS employee who's retiring after 32 years.

Tags: Mike Causey , Mike Causeys Federal Report , retirement ,

Friday - 01/02/2015, 02:00am EST

How to bring fresh ideas into your organization

On this week's Women of Washington radio show, Anne Altman, head of IBM Federal, joins hosts Gigi Schumm and Aileen Black to discuss how successful companies bring new talent into their organizations.

Tags: Anne Altman , IBM Federal , IBM , recruitment , Megan Smith , Google , CTO , STEM

Wednesday - 12/31/2014, 11:43am EST

Our readers' favorite stories of 2014

Even without all the fireworks caused by furloughs and the government shutdown that occurred in 2013, Federal News Radio readers found plenty to intrigue them in 2014. Read our 10 most-read stories for 2014.

Tags: pay and benefits , budget , Management , Veterans Affairs , IRS , OPM , Naval History and Heritage Command , Capitol Dome , Medicare , COLA , retirement

Wednesday - 12/31/2014, 11:56am EST

What's Happenin'?

Senior Correspondent Mike Causey is on vacation. Today's guest columnist says that the drop in employee morale can partially be attributable to the decline of faith in career managers.

Tags: Mike Causey , Mike Causeys Federal Report , Management

Tuesday - 12/30/2014, 01:11pm EST

Gil Kerlikowske, Commissioner, Customs and Border Protection

Customs and Border Protection has been steadily increasing its number of agents. But recently the agency commissioned a recruitment drive aimed at boosting the ranks of female agents. Only about 5 percent of CBP's 21,000 agents are women. But with more and more women trying to cross the Mexican border, CBP officials think having more women agents could help. Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske spoke with Tom Temin on the Federal Drive about the agency's push to hire more female agents, starting with the results of its recruitment drive.

Tags: Customs and Border Protection , Gil Kerlikowske , Tom Temin , Federal Drive , hiring , diversity hiring , female agents , DHS

Monday - 12/29/2014, 07:24am EST
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Board finds GSA wrongfully fired two senior officials in conference scandal

The Merit System Protection Board agrees that GSA's conference scandal was, indeed, scandalous. But at least two of the senior officials GSA fired in response didn't have much to do with the whole affair.

Tags: GSA , Shakeup at GSA , Management , MSPB , Western Regions Conference , Paul Prouty , James Weller , Jared Serbu

Monday - 12/29/2014, 03:55am EST
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