A top workforce executive at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) said today that the agency is planning to roll out version one of its Federal cyber workforce dashboard in the next month or two.
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has issued new implementation guidance to agencies for the Federal Rotational Cyber Workforce Program that was signed into law last June.
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is driving forward on one of the Biden administration’s key technology agenda items – citizen service improvement – by reworking the agency’s main OPM.gov website so it makes more sense to the several different populations who rely on it the most.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Virtual Reality (VR) technology can both be used as great tools to help in Federal government hiring processes, according to Dr. Rebecca Ayers, group manager of HR strategy at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM).
New legislation introduced on March 9 by Reps. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., and Kweisi Mfume, D-Md., aims to strengthen in Federal law the Office of Personnel Management’s (OPM) role at the center of the Federal government human resources functions, and take steps to make sure that the agency’s leadership is not politically driven.
The House Oversight and Accountability Committee held a hearing this week to review the efficiency of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), and the debate largely revolved around the Federal agency’s ability to fulfill its mission while allowing its employees to telework.
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM), along with the Department of Labor and Office of Management and Budget (OMB), has launched a new portal on USAJOBS that serves as a one-stop shop for prospective Federal interns.
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is providing a progress report on the Federal government’s efforts to advance diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) in the Federal workplace, as well as a look ahead into upcoming DEIA plans.
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is looking into tech-assisted continuous vetting for Federal employees, according to a proposed rule on “suitability and fitness vetting” that OPM published in the Federal Register.
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is on track to approve a government-wide Special Salary Rate (SSR) for IT specialists, pending communications with other Federal agencies, according to a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) official.
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) issued a January 19 memo to Federal agency heads that encourages agencies to expand their intern and other early-career ranks as one way to help grow the Federal workforce with new and younger talent.
A virtual job fair organized today by Tech to Gov in partnership with the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is targeting a wide range of Federal government technology and related positions as part of the government’s goal to restock its tech ranks amid a slowdown in hiring by the private sector.
The U.S. Senate voted 57-35 on Dec. 20 to confirm Rob Shriver as the new deputy director of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM).
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is asking agencies to take a number of actions to better track progress on the first priority in the President’s Management Agenda (PMA), which aims to strengthen and empower the Federal workforce.
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) issued a rule last week allowing agencies to hire some employees for certain roles requiring STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) skills on a temporary basis for terms lasting as long as ten years.
It’s no secret the Federal government can’t compete with the private sector when it comes to pay for many job classifications. But Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Director Kiran Ahuja said this week that Federal agencies often compete with themselves when it comes to attracting talent, and OPM is looking into a Special Salary Rate to even the playing field between agencies.
The Office of Personnel Management’s 2022 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey (OPM FEVS) results are in, showing that Federal employees are less satisfied with their pay in 2022 compared to 2021, but that overall job satisfaction and engagement remain steady.
A Federal judge on Oct. 14 granted final approval for the $63 million settlement for victims of the 2015 Office of Personnel Management (OPM) data breach, ending a seven-year legal battle over one of the Federal government’s largest publicly reported security failures.
The Office of Personnel Management’s (OPM) Office of Inspector General (IG) is searching for an online tool to help it with background information research during investigations.
As the nation prepares to roll into colder weather months amid a still-uncertain picture for the coronavirus, the Federal government has a message for all employees: take a half day off on us, and get a COVID-19 booster shot.
President Biden has nominated Rob Shriver to become deputy director of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM).
Implementing diversity, equity, and inclusion practices has been an important task for the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and using technology to create a lasting outcome has been key to its Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) that is in charge of implementing DEIA policy that sit at the very top of the Biden administration’s priorities.
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM), during a government operations subcommittee of the House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing, said that it wants to work with Congress on developing a cyber workforce plan to compete for cyber talent.
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A Federal judge in D.C. on June 7 gave preliminarily approval to a $63 million settlement of a class action lawsuit brought by victims of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) data breaches in 2014 and 2015 that rocked the government cybersecurity community and exposed data on millions of Federal employees to Chinese state-sponsored hackers.
The White House released an executive order (EO) on March 15 that aims to promote pay equity and transparency in the government and the Federal contracting base through possible changes to Federal acquisition rules.
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) is flagging cost over-runs and delays in efforts by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to modernize a key legacy financial system, and giving the agency a list of recommendations including adopting some key practices for the project.
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has appointed James Saunders as the agency’s chief information security officer (CISO), according to a knowledgeable source who said the move was announced within the agency on Feb. 23.
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is nudging Federal agencies to establish chief diversity officer positions – a key element in the Biden administration’s push to emphasize workforce diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA).
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) plans to publish new regulations governing Federal anti-discrimination and whistleblower protection, following a 2021 law to improve agency accountability and transparency in discrimination-related incidents.