The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is extending the implementation deadline on an executive order (EO) issued last year by President Trump that would modernize Federal hiring to place less emphasis on collegiate degrees, according to a May 7 memo.
In recognition of Public Service Recognition Week – running from May 2-8 – President Biden issued a proclamation praising public servants at all levels of government and outlining his administration’s work to improve the Federal workforce. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, President Biden said public servants have “risen to the moment” and described them […]
The Plum Book, which lists all the positions appointed by the president, is currently released once every four years, but witnesses at a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing May 3 said that the publishing schedule hinders its effectiveness and needs to be modernized.
The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee today approved the nomination of Kiran Ahuja to become the next director of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM).
Federal employees were more engaged and satisfied with their jobs in 2020, despite the COVID-19 pandemic forcing Federal agencies to shift to majority telework, the Office of Personnel Management’s (OPM) 2020 OPM Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey (OPM FEVS) shows.
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is looking for a new Chief Data Officer, according to a job posting on USAjobs.gov. The CDO would serve in a dual role, also with the responsibilities of deputy director of Human Capital Management and Modernization (HCMM).
Kiran Ahuja, President Biden’s nominee to head the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), committed at a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee confirmation hearing today to work with legislators on proposals to improve cybersecurity.
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is launching the Federal Workforce Competency Initiative (FWCI) to identify key skills needed to successfully perform in a variety of Federal jobs and develop a competency database.
Members of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform wrote a letter to Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Acting Director Kathleen McGettigan asking for information on OPM’s policies and procedures for interacting with inspectors general (IG) and cooperating with IG investigations – and suggested they could introduce legislation to update IG authorities.
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has added James Saunders to its CIO Office as Senior Advisor for Cybersecurity, OPM confirmed to MeriTalk.
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is in urgent need of modernization – one that includes reorganization, funding, and an overhaul of the agency’s current mission and staff, according to a recent report from the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA).
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) released new guidance today on how agencies can implement Executive Order (EO) 14003, which aims to provide protections for the Federal workforce.
President Biden nominated former Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Chief of Staff Kiran Ahuja to serve as the agency’s next director, the White House announced Feb. 23.
A group of House Democrats is urging the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to allocate COVID-19 vaccinations for the Federal workforce, many of whom are considered essential workers.
The prospects for Snow Days for most Federal workers may be melting away in the Washington, D.C. area even as the 2021 winter season stays stormy, and the COVID-19 pandemic persists.
The White House announced several political appointees to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) today, including a few tech-focused staffers.
Getting in and out of the District of Columbia will likely be more trouble than it’s worth until after President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration with the Secret Service adding bridge closures to mounting restrictions. The Secret Service announced restrictions on seven bridges Jan. 18, with all but one restricting all access into the city.