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Contentious hearing leaves more questions about NRC leadership

Chairman Jaczko told lawmakers he would not resign despite criticism from NRC commissioners. Republican members push for Jaczko to leave. Democrats said their investigations found no legal violations.

Tags: NRC , Elijah Cummings , Darrell Issa , Jason Chaffetz , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , Gregory Jaczko , William Magwood , Emily Kopp

Thursday - 12/15/2011, 05:16am EST
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Air Force lifts hiring freeze

The service has been trying to bring workforce numbers down to 2010 levels. Since the spring, the Air Force cut nearly 9,000 positions with 4,500 more to go to reach their goal.

Tags: Michelle LoweSolis , hiring , Air Force , DoD

Wednesday - 12/14/2011, 11:25am EST

Where are you on the S-list?

Thanks to the behavior of Congress, federal workers no longer top the national S (for super) list of "Most Loathed Professions." But you are definitely on it, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Mike Causey , federal report , pay and benefits , Congress , budget ,

Wednesday - 12/14/2011, 02:00am EST

NIST, DHS trying to tame cyber workforce definitions

Agencies, vendors can comment until Friday on the draft standard describing cybersecurity workers. A common definition will help agencies classify who is a cyber worker.

Tags: cybersecuirty , cybersecuirty update , Government Business Council , Hord Tipton , (ISC) , DHS , Peggy Maxson , Angela Curry , National Initiative for Cyber Education , NIST , Emily Kopp

Wednesday - 12/14/2011, 05:42am EST
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Veteran hires at highest level in 20 years

Nearly three in every 10 new hires in the government is a veteran, marking the highest percentage of new hires in more than 20 years. Just two out of the 24 agencies in the President's Council on Veterans Employment failed to meet their goals. The council released Tuesday preliminary fiscal 2011 employment data.

Tags: Emily Kopp , veterans , employment , hiring , OPM , John Berry , DHS , Treasury , NRC

Tuesday - 12/13/2011, 05:52pm EST

Federal employees and big government

Government Executive Editor in Chief Tom Shoop joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss a recent poll finding big government a leading concern as the biggest threat facing the U.S. Shoop said distrust of the government translates into distrust of the political system.

Tags: In Depth , Tom Shoop , Government Executive

Tuesday - 12/13/2011, 08:41pm EST
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Younger feds quickly rising through government ranks

Steve Kelman, a professor of public management at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government and former administrator at the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss how and why young feds are rising to the top so quickly.

Tags: budget , Steve Kelman , Harvard Kennedy School of Government , young feds , In Depth , Francis Rose

Tuesday - 12/13/2011, 07:49pm EST
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Shiu: Contractors who miss disability goals face debarment

A proposed Labor Department rule to mandate 7 percent of federal contractors' workforce be disabled people is aimed at elevating the importance of disability hiring to the level of affirmative action for race and gender, a Labor official said.

Tags: Patricia Shiu , Labor , disabilities , contracting , hiring , affirmative action , Federal Drive

Monday - 12/12/2011, 11:24am EST
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Tips for agencies when hiring veterans with disabilities

Agencies are increasing the number of disabled veterans in their ranks as they try to fulfill White House hiring mandates. But there's still a lot of unease about how disabled vets will fit into civilian environments. "The civilian workplace is a really bizarre place" for veterans, said workforce and diversity consultant Lisa Stern at a recent training she gave federal hiring officials in Bethesda.

Tags: DOL , hiring , disabilities , veterans , Lisa Stern , diversity , Emily Kopp

Friday - 12/09/2011, 08:12pm EST
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Library of Congress, TIGTA offer telework security lessons

Security is a major telework concern for the Library of Congress and the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration. But, both agencies have found ways to make it work for them.

Tags: telework , Telework Center , Library of Congress , TIGTA , Telework Exchange ,

Sunday - 12/11/2011, 11:01pm EST
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