Management and Workforce


USAJobs 3.0 sees sharp drop in job applications

The USAJobs 3.0 website is accepting thousands of applications two weeks into the launch, but the number of applications appears to have dropped in comparison to previous months.

Union to supercommittee: Don't take it out on us

A coalition representing 4.6 million federal and postal workers and annuitants has sent a letter to the deficit reduction supercommittee urging the panel to reject proposals that would put further strains on the federal workforce.

USAJobs launches to boos and hisses

Users roundly criticized the launch of USAJobs 3.0 and raised questions about OPM's decision to insource the site.

Lawmakers expand target of contractor pay-cap proposal

Calls are growing to extend a contractor pay cap to all employees, not just top executives.

Agencies setting priorities for 2012

How will telework, cloud computing, cybersecurity and other priorities fare in austere era?

Monster, Avue step in to aid agencies with jobs to fill

The USAJobs website's troubles may be easing, but meanwhile rivals are volunteering to help federal agencies with listings.

When roadwork can do no more good, telework can be a solution

Virginia commuters could soon see less-congested roads thanks to the commonwealth’s efforts in pushing telework, according to a state official.

GAO: Federal CIO responsibilities too varied

A new report finds that competing responsibilities could hinder federal CIOs to properly carry out their IT and information management tasks.

OPM slows access to USAJobs to lighten load

Lawyer offers advice for frustrated job seekers unable to apply for desired positions.

OPM says USAJobs fixed, but complaints continue

The tumult for the troubled USAJobs revamp does not seem to be over. Although the Office of Personnel Management gave it a thumbs up late Oct. 14, problems continued to frustrate users.

Feds could see extended pay freeze in new proposals

Lawmakers propose measures that would affect federal pay to save US from "fiscal disaster."

OPM blames high demand for USAJobs complaints

An unexpectedly high number of users flooded the new USAJobs website when it launched, causing the time outs and errors that many users experienced, OPM says.