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Landing that federal job -- a recruiter's perspective

Talent acquisition manager Mike Bruni will discuss how to get a job in what is a competitive and challenging federal market.
July 11, 2014

Tags: hiring , job training , recruiting , Mike Bruni , Derrick Dortch , contracting , technology , Fed Access

Updated 27 minutes, 00 seconds ago
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Federal cybersecurity update

Julie Perkins hosts a roundtable discussion of the latest developments in cybersecurity.
July 11, 2014

Tags: cybersecurity , cybersecurity framework , Cybersecurity executive order , Julie Perkins , Gregory Wilshusen , GAO , Ari Schwartz , John Lainhart , IBM Global Business Services , Alma Cole , The Performance Institute , Fed Talk , Shaw Bransford and Roth

Updated 59 minutes, 00 seconds ago

Veterans, STEMM fields see steady increase in federal workforce

New hiring in the federal government dropped by more than 13,000 in fiscal 2013, amounting to a 46.4 percent decline in hiring over the past four years, but two groups continue to show steady increases in the federal workforce.

Tags: Partnership for Public Service , hiring , Tim McManus , Shefali Kapadia

Wednesday - 07/09/2014, 06:00pm EDT
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Bob Tobias, Director, Key Executive Leadership Programs

A new performance award strategy could rise from the ashes of a now-defunct pay system at the Defense Department. DoD tried to replace the General Schedule system with a National Security Personnel System back in the mid-2000s, but the White House repealed it two years ago. Bob Tobias is Director of Key Executive Leadership Programs at American University. He was part of a Task Force that tried to improve the system back in 2009. He said one bright spot in the system could be the key to building a new performance culture across the federal government on In Depth with Francis Rose.

Tags: DoD , Bob Tobias , pay and benefits , National Security Personnel System , performance awards

Wednesday - 07/09/2014, 04:45pm EDT
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Recruiting, retaining young workers a challenge for agencies

Agencies' scales tip strongly in the direction of older workers. The percentage of millennials in the federal workforce fell to 7 percent in 2013 an eight-year low. This compares to about 23 percent in the private sector workforce.

Tags: Tim McManus , Virginia Hill , millennials , In Depth , Shefali Kapadia

Tuesday - 07/08/2014, 10:38am EDT
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John Pendleton, Government Accountability Office

The Pentagon says it's time to trim down the size and the cost of its headquarters staff around the world. The Government Accountability Office says the size of the overall workforce at the Pentagon's combatant commands doubled over the past decade. Overall spending to support the command headquarters grew by almost $1 billion, too. John Pendleton is director of defense capabilities and management of the GAO. He explained DoD's reduction plan and recommended ways to shrink the workforce on In Depth with Francis Rose.

Tags: pentagon , GAO , John Pendleton ,

Monday - 07/07/2014, 04:10pm EDT
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Feds interested in phased retirement left playing waiting game

The Office of Personnel Management now says it hopes to have regulations governing phased retirement finalized by October. That can't come soon enough for many federal employees on the cusp of retirement who are caught in the regulatory limbo.

Tags: OPM , retirement , phased retirement , Janet Benini , Tom Young , Jessica Klement , Katherine Archuleta , NARFE , Jack Moore

Monday - 06/09/2014, 02:00am EDT

The business of threat assessment

Chuck Tobin, president of Association of Threat Assessment Professionals, will talk about how threat assessment can be used to prevent workplace violence.
July 4, 2014

Tags: threat assessment , workplace violence , Chuck Tobin , Association of Threat Assessment Professionals , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access

Friday - 07/04/2014, 07:46pm EDT
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OMB aims to keep launch of digital A-Team on track

OMB has already deployed small teams to a few agencies to help with one-off digital projects, but the next step is standing up a more formal "Digital Service" within OMB. When fully operational, the office would be staffed with about 25 tech professionals from outside the government who would parachute into agencies on two-to-four-year rotations to help get new IT projects off the ground and help get wayward projects back on track.

Tags: hiring , OMB , Steve VanRoekel , Jack Moore

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 11:03am EDT

OPM launching federal hiring toolkit, new interactive dashboard to reach cross-agency goals

The progress update on Performance.gov shows agencies are taking steps to improve the hiring process, keep Senior Executive Service officials more involved in management and continue promoting employee engagement.

Tags: management , OPM , performance , Performance.gov , SES , CHCO , employee engagement , hiring , Stephanie Wasko

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 02:04pm EDT
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