It has been a year since Kiran Ahuja took the top post at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM). In her role, she oversees the management of over two million federal civilian employees.
- The agency has released two hiring authorities focused on early-career talent and is revamping the government’s Pathways Program for internships, said Ahuja.
- OPM is reviewing agency strategic plans for diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility to implement President Biden’s executive order, which defines diversity very broadly, said Ahuja.
- OPM has been helping agencies with strategic workforce planning to implement the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, she said.
- Since raising the federal civilian minimum wage to $15 per hour this year, the agency has been working on additional pay increases.
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