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State Dept’s top HR official outlines vision to rebuild diplomatic workforce

The State Department is looking to transform the way it carries out its diplomatic mission, starting with its workforce.

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Voice of America acting director gets Sammies nod for turning around employee engagement

The latest interview in the Federal Drive with Tom Temin's series spotlighting finalists for the 2022 Service to America Medals Program (a.k.a. Sammies) is the Acting Director of Voice of America, Yolanda López. After much turmoil during the Trump administration, and since taking the reins, the broadcaster's employee engagement scores rose from below to above average.

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Task force eases COVID-19 screening guidance at federal facilities

New screening testing guidance, updates on policies for unvaccinated individuals and more from the Safer Federal Workforce task force.

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GSA’s Zvenyach leaving federal service

David Zvenyach, the deputy commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service and director of the Technology Transformation Service at the General Services Administration, is heading back to the private sector.

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Army once again delays newest release of its pay and personnel system overhaul

The IPPS-A program will bring mobile personnel and pay services to soldiers, as well as a talent marketplace.

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Yellen tells IRS to develop modernization plan in 6 months

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has directed the IRS to develop a plan within six months outlining how the tax agency will modernize its technology, customer service and hiring

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Road maps that lead to information, then to warfighting

Robert Beuerlein, a recently retired Army information warfare officer and now-principal consultant at Frost and Sullivan, told the Federal Drive with Tom Temin about the trends he’s seen in his research.

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USPS pulls plug on prior impact studies as latest consolidation plan comes into focus

The Postal Service, as it prepares for the latest effort to consolidate its delivery network, is pulling the plug on pending work from its last attempt that began nearly a decade ago.

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Health providers and electronic medical records become interoperable

Federal agencies’ electronic medical records are about to get a lot more interoperable with private sector health providers. Agencies like the Defense Department and the Department of Veterans Affairs are already members of eHealth Exchange, the country’s biggest health information exchange network.

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Road maps that lead to information, then to warfighting

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Army once again delays newest release of its pay and personnel system overhaul

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DoD’s decentralized strategy for active shooters could be dangerous, IG says

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Army once again delays newest release of its pay and personnel system overhaul

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