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Why retirement investment is a three-legged stool

TSP investors seem to be getting more aggressive, judging by the mix of funds they’re investing in.

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Federal contracting, GSA, Federal Acquisition Service, FSA

Elections, debt limit reset are sources of uncertainty for federal contractors

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Air Force

Air Force hopes to boost cohesion, innovation as part of broad restructuring plan

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Pay

Proposed 2% federal pay raise gets support in 2025 defense authorization bill

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OPM, skills, federal HR employees

Early-career federal job openings seeing ‘renewed and increased’ interest, OPM’s Shriver says

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Editor's Pick

Whine, cheese make the return-to-office debate pungent

Brian Elliott, executive advisor around the future of work, said all organizations have to accept that how you measure employee performance has changed.

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Federal News Network's Cloud Exchange 2024

Federal News Network's Cloud Exchange 2024

Join us on June 25 and 26 to explore civilian agency progress in using the cloud to improve digital services and federal missions. Register today!

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Amelia Brust/Federal News NetworkReturn-to-office review: Employees call for flexibility, while legislation lags

Return-to-office review: Employees call for flexibility, while legislation lags

With the federal return-to-office conversation always in flux, Federal News Network wants to keep you up-to-date on what it all means for federal employees.

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Federal News Network's New Hire Guide

Federal News Network's New Hire Guide

New to civil service? We created this guide to provide insights and pointers to first-time feds. Be inspired by careerists and also get pointers to make the transition to your new job as smooth as possible. (Pssst: It includes health and life insurance cheat sheets too!)

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Apple Watch

VA looking at ‘smart home’ tech to keep aging, disabled vets living independently

A smartwatch saved the life of VA’s chief health technology officer. The department expects this device data can also save the lives of other disabled vets.

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State Department

The government's best intelligence entity may not be the agency you think it is

In a world where usable intel is more important than ever to decision-making, INR seems to have gotten more right about world events than most.

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National Guard, southern borderSoldiers in the Army National Guard conduct a security search

Guard's support of DHS adds no military value

Gen. Daniel Hokanson, the National Guard Bureau chief, says sending troops to the border detracts the Guard from building its warfighting readiness.

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Mike Chon IBM

This vendor tested its AI solutions on itself

IBM provided its own grounds for testing and developing a set of AI tools. It can help client organizations avoid some of the initial mistakes.

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Cyber workforce, CISA, cybersecurity, budget

By one count, the cybersecurity job market is running dry

Job postings for certain cybersecurity positions have dropped so much, it is affecting national security.

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cybersecurity privacy protection concept. information security and encryption, secure access to user's personal information, secure Internet access, cybersecurity.

Energy working with renewables industry, cloud providers on cyber requirements

CESER’s work with cloud service providers comes amid growing threats to critical infrastructure, as well as questions about cloud security responsibilities.

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IRS Free Filing

IRS adds another state to Direct File, as House Republicans seek to defund it

About 580,000 Oregon residents will be eligible to use the IRS’ Direct File platform next filing season, as long as the program remains funded.

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IRS Document Upload Tool, IRS Tax Season Stats

IRS hit a ‘big milestone’ to wean itself off paper. What comes next?

A backlog of paper-based tax returns and correspondence hobbled the IRS at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Defense News

Treasury China Investment

US proposes rules to stop Americans from investing in Chinese technology with military uses

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Air Force

Air Force hopes to boost cohesion, innovation as part of broad restructuring plan

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Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head

How the Navy plans to modernize its one-and-only arsenal

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Pay & Benefits

Retirement

Why retirement investment is a three-legged stool

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Pay

Proposed 2% federal pay raise gets support in 2025 defense authorization bill

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Technology

Treasury China Investment

US proposes rules to stop Americans from investing in Chinese technology with military uses

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disaster costs,

As the cost of disasters rise, technology solutions with an empathetic approach is the way

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Workforce

State Department

The government’s best intelligence entity may not be the agency you think it is

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Air Force

Air Force hopes to boost cohesion, innovation as part of broad restructuring plan

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