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'Might as well keep working.' Pandemic prompts some feds to delay or reconsider retirement plans

The results of an anonymous survey shows the pandemic and telework have played a role in delaying retirement for some. For others, it's changed their views of their jobs, for better and worse.

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USPS offers early retirements to non-union employees in agency reorganization

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RAND studies show devastating effects and climate of military sexual assault, harassment

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Presidential Rank Awards will return this year, OPM says

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DoD's real estate issues no longer a 'high risk' area, GAO says

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Historic firsts in the Biden administration

The presidency of Joe Biden has ushered in a number of high ranking government roles being filled with a historic level of diverse individuals.

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Federal human capital failures contribute to two-thirds of GAO's high-risk list challenges

Federal human capital challenges are the root cause behind two-thirds of the broad topics on the Government Accountability Office’s biennial high-risk list. And while GAO removed one program from the list, some areas have regressed.

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Military academies swamped with problems with students and infrastructure

School superintendents say they have ideas to fix an explosion of problems.

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Why the Senate may finally start supporting impactful IT modernization funding

New chairmen and ranking members of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government and the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee could help break the 20-year IT modernization blockade.

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How and why to sign up for contemporary managed services

Managed services have come a long way in the 30 years since federal agencies first sought to escape the cycle of buying, maintaining and replacing PCs and the software they ran. Today vendors offer a range of up-to-date programs that lower the capital expenditure, or CapEx, obligations and move them to a recurring fee operational expense, or OpEx model.

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AI commission sees ‘extraordinary’ support to stand up tech-focused service academy

The National Security Commission on AI recommends creating a Digital Service Academy that would “grow tech talent with the same seriousness of purpose that we grow military officers.”

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Budget nominee Tanden withdraws nomination amid opposition

President Joe Biden’s pick to head the Office of Management and Budget, Neera Tanden, has withdrawn her nomination after she faced opposition from key Democratic and Republican senators for her controversial tweets

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Senate to get on the IT modernization bandwagon?

A draft manager’s amendment obtained by Federal News Network shows the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee also includes $650 million for CISA and $200 million for the USDS.

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Senate confirms Raimondo as Biden commerce secretary

The Senate has voted overwhelmingly to confirm Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo to serve as President Joe Biden’s commerce secretary and help guide the economy’s recovery during and after the coronavirus pandemic

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RAND studies show devastating effects and climate of military sexual assault, harassment

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DoD’s real estate issues no longer a ‘high risk’ area, GAO says

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Military academies flooded with issues, but will superintendents’ plans fix the problems?

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‘Might as well keep working.’ Pandemic prompts some feds to delay or reconsider retirement plans

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‘Might as well keep working.’ Pandemic prompts some feds to delay or reconsider retirement plans

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RAND studies show devastating effects and climate of military sexual assault, harassment

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USPS offers early retirements to non-union employees in agency reorganization

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