The Defense Department has loaned personnel to Homeland Security in effort to prevent -- or react to -- election hacking attempts.
Two of the three major metrics for the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey improved over last year, but fewer agency-level scores improved than in recent years, particularly on the civilian side.
A few big agencies have restricted telework in recent months, and those new policies appear to be playing out, according to data from the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey.
A senior intelligence official said the current backlog of about 600,000 security clearance investigations could be cut in half in spring of 2019.
Employee engagement saw a slight bump in 2018 over last year, but overall employee happiness stagnated, according to the newest Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey results.
Frustrated by the break in contract negotiations, federal employees and union members picketed outside the Department of Health and Human Services.
While vendors and federal managers try to paint a future of "high value work," some are starting to acknowledge that robotic process automation could lead to job losses in the federal workforce.
A new one-stop shop for electronic records management tools is designed to help agencies keep up with the looming governmentwide goal of going paperless.
The Office of American Innovation hosted some of the biggest names in U.S. tech to explore ways to inject government with tech expertise from the private sector through "tours of duty."
Since the evidence-based policymaking commission unanimously approved its report, backers are waiting for new legislation or an administrative push.
Retirements are up this year over last, but it's not yet clear whether this is the start of the long-predicted "silver tsunami" of baby boomer retirements.
Margaret Weichert, now acting director of the Office of Personnel Management, is clearing agencies to make direct hires in IT, cyber and other tech fields and is changing pay for specialized occupations.
Now acting head of the Office of Personnel Management, Margaret Weichert laid out her priorities for the workforce and the commercialization of federal data.
Steve Kelman reports on what prompted Kelly O'Connor to take an rather unusual career turn.
The Army is opening higher ranks and pay grades to cybersecurity specialists who join the Army in hopes of bolstering the cyber mission force.
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