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OPM head warns against 'burrowing in'

Agency leaders should be wary of political appointees trying to make their positions more permanent as the election draws near, John Berry says.

Warriors to Workforce program gives vets a second chance

The VA Acquisition Academy's Lisa Doyle created the Warriors to Workforce program to train wounded veterans to become acquisition professionals.

Congressman plans cyber workforce development efforts

Rep. Jim Langevin is looking to catalyze better cyber training and expertise at the federal, state and local levels.

Worried about the bills?

No, not those; we mean the legislative kind. The ones that target the federal workforce.

OPM botches Presidential Management Fellows finalist notification

Some semifinalists in the competitive Presidential Management Fellows program were mistakenly told they had been accepted as finalists.

White House summer jobs program offers technology training

Federal Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra announced tech-related commitments to the White House's summer jobs program for young Americans.

Hire those federal interns

Lawmakers seek to improve federal intern conversion.

Air Force offers early outs and buyouts -- again

The Air Force's ongoing restructuring effort leads to another round of voluntary retirement and separation.

Are you a fed? Please stay.

Federal human resources officials weigh in on their worries for the new year.

FCC chief of staff to leave in January

The departure of Edward Lazarus leaves a vacancy for a top aide to the FCC chairman.

How to stand out from the LinkedIn crowd

Creative, effective and organized? So's everyone else on LinkedIn.

Defense financial office gets new exec

Recent Defense Department senior executive service appointments include a post in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller).

Retirement—is it time to run for the hills?

For years, those who watch the federal government have predicted that a “retirement tsunami” would hit the federal workplace when the Baby Boomers started to reach retirement age. Don't look now, but ...

Have you hugged a fed today?

Federal employees deserve a break after a year filled with talk of shutdowns, furloughs and pay freezes.

Government employment still appeals

A survey finds that students rank federal agencies among the top places to work.

Cutting back on vets

Veterans Day might be a good time for budget-cutting lawmakers to note the significant presence of vets in the federal workforce.