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OPM encourages continued implementation of WH workforce priorities

OPM encourages continued implementation of WH workforce priorities

Robert Shea, principal at Grant Thornton Public Sector, examines the Office of Personnel Management’s new policy for implementing the workforce...
How agencies can leverage new Direct Hiring Authorities

How agencies can leverage new Direct Hiring Authorities

Mika Cross, federal workplace expert, details ways the government can use the new direct hiring authorities and other tools at...
One-on-one with OMB Deputy Director for Management & Acting OPM Director Margaret Weichert

One-on-one with OMB Deputy Director for Management & Acting OPM Director Margaret Weichert

In this two-part interview, Margaret Weichert, deputy director for management at the Office of Management and Budget and Acting Director...
OPM announces new direct hire authorities for STEM and IT

OPM announces new direct hire authorities for STEM and IT

OPM deputy director Michael Rigas joins the program to discuss the brand new hiring authorities for technical fields, and what’s...
Federal unions monitoring workforce as agencies roll back Executive Order provisions

Federal unions monitoring workforce as agencies roll back Executive Order provisions

Tony Reardon, president of the National Treasury Employees Union, details how his organization is observing the court-ordered repeal of President...
OPM starts preparation for agency-wide reorganization

OPM starts preparation for agency-wide reorganization

Terry Gerton, president & CEO of the National Academy of Public Administration, and Bill Valdez, president of the Senior Executives...
OPM’s efforts to reward & incentivize high performers in government

OPM’s efforts to reward & incentivize high performers in government

In this special two-part interview, Office of Personnel Management Deputy Director Michael Rigas discusses the implementation of the president’s recent...
Proposed hiring process reform for federal agencies

Proposed hiring process reform for federal agencies

Nick Sinai, venture partner at Insight Venture Partners, discusses the ways that federal agencies are looking to modernize the hiring...
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board update

Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board update

Kim Weaver, Director of External Affairs at the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, discusses some major stories concerning the Thrift...
Implementation of the government reorganization plan

Implementation of the government reorganization plan

An all-star panel of former agency officials and federal workforce experts discuss how OMB’s restructuring plan could be implemented and...
One-on-one with OPM Director Jeff Pon

One-on-one with OPM Director Jeff Pon

In this special two-part interview, Office of Personnel Management Director Jeff Pon discusses modernizing the federal workforce, elevating the role...
OPM suggests reforms to employee compensation

OPM suggests reforms to employee compensation

Robert Shea, principal at Grant Thornton Public Sector, discusses the federal retirement reforms suggested last week and whether they are...
OPM chief looks to elevate chief human capital officers

OPM chief looks to elevate chief human capital officers

Federal Workplace Expert Mika Cross sits down with Colby Hochmuth to discuss OPM Director Jeff Pon’s efforts to make chief...
Personnel challenges ahead for OPM leadership

Personnel challenges ahead for OPM leadership

The Trump administration has some priorities for the new leadership at the Office of Personnel Management. The Senate recently confirmed...
OPM prepares for surge as number of retirement claims double

OPM prepares for surge as number of retirement claims double

According to the Government Accountability Office, 31 percent of federal employees are at or above the age of retirement. With...
Status of OPM’s Veterans Employment Initiative

Status of OPM’s Veterans Employment Initiative

During the Obama administration, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management implemented the Veterans Employment Initiative, a hiring practice that emphasized...
Intersection of human capital & category management

Intersection of human capital & category management

One of the priorities placed on agencies by the Trump administration’s 2019 budget was to increase efficiency across the board....
Open Season for federal health benefits ends tomorrow

Open Season for federal health benefits ends tomorrow

Dave Johnston, program analysis officer at the Office of Personnel Management, gives some last-minute Open Season tips and information for...
One-on-One with OPM Chief Information Security Officer

One-on-One with OPM Chief Information Security Officer

Cord Chase, Chief Information Security Officer at the Office of Personnel Management, discusses cybersecurity strategy and goals of his office...
IG report finds OPM still struggling with cyber

IG report finds OPM still struggling with cyber

Michael Esser, assistant inspector general for audits at the Office of Personnel Management, discusses the findings of their Federal Information...
Hundreds attend federal cyber & tech hiring fair

Hundreds attend federal cyber & tech hiring fair

NextGov Cybersecurity correspondent Joseph Marks discusses a handful of headlines from this week, including the government first ever cyber hiring...
Government Matters (Full Show) – October 1, 2017

Government Matters (Full Show) – October 1, 2017

NBIB: One year in business One year ago, the Obama administration issued an executive order that stood up the National...
National Background Investigations Bureau: 1 Year in Business

National Background Investigations Bureau: 1 Year in Business

One year ago, the Obama administration issued an executive order that stood up the National Background Investigations Bureau. It was...
Government Matters (Full Show) – August 27, 2017

Government Matters (Full Show) – August 27, 2017

The current state of cybersecurity at OPM David DeVries, chief information officer at the Office of Personnel Management, discusses the...
The current state of cybersecurity at OPM

The current state of cybersecurity at OPM

David DeVries, chief information officer at the Office of Personnel Management, discusses the current state of cybersecurity at OPM, the...
OMB releases DATA Act Pilot Program report

OMB releases DATA Act Pilot Program report

Dave Mader, civilian sector chief strategy officer at Deloitte and former controller at the Office of Management and Budget, discusses...
Government Matters (Full Show) –  August 15, 2017

Government Matters (Full Show) – August 15, 2017

Impact of agency reorganization effort on federal workforce Leslie Pollack, deputy associate director of HR strategy and evaluation solutions at...
Impact of agency reorganization effort on federal workforce

Impact of agency reorganization effort on federal workforce

Leslie Pollack, deputy associate director of HR strategy and evaluation solutions at the Office of Personnel Management, and Jason Parman,...
Assessing OPM data security in years after massive breach

Assessing OPM data security in years after massive breach

Lewis Parker, deputy assistant inspector general for audits at the Office of Personnel Management, discusses the Office of Inspectors General...
The Federal Beat

The Federal Beat

Tony Bertuca, chief editor at Inside the Pentagon, Jason Miller, executive editor at Federal News Radio, and Tom Shoop, editor-in-chief...
OPM announces new professional development roadmap for SES

OPM announces new professional development roadmap for SES

Jeri Bucholz, former chief human capital officer at NASA, discusses new guidance from the Office of Personnel Management impacting the...
Trump signs federal hiring freeze

Trump signs federal hiring freeze

Dan Blair, former deputy director at the Office of Personnel Management, discussed the federal hiring freeze just signed by President...
Diversity & inclusion initiatives at the Office of Personnel Management

Diversity & inclusion initiatives at the Office of Personnel Management

Dr. Zina Sutch, director of diversity and inclusion at OPM, discusses her offices the ongoing efforts to make diversity and...
Lessons learned by presidential fellows

Lessons learned by presidential fellows

Rosetta Carrington, senior contact center advisor at the Department of Veterans Affairs, and Clifton Triplett, senior cybersecurity and IT advisor...
The future of White House fellowship programs

The future of White House fellowship programs

Bernard Kluger, deputy performance improvement officer at the Office of Personnel Management, discussed the unique leadership culture created by White...
Implications of double and triple wait times for background check investigations at OPM

Implications of double and triple wait times for background check investigations at OPM

Beth McGrath, director of Deloitte Consulting’s federal sector, discussed the implications of double and triple wait times for background check...
Concerns about the mission and structure of OMB

Concerns about the mission and structure of OMB

SeamlessDocs president Dan Tangherlini, former administrator at the General Services Administration, discussed concerns about the mission and structure of the...
Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey results

Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey results

Beth Cobert, acting director at the Office of Personnel Management, and Kimya Lee, senior advisor on Research and Evaluation at...
New employee engagement data released

New employee engagement data released

Boston Consulting Group director Danny Werfel, former controller at the Office of Management and Budget, discussed new employee engagement data...
USA Jobs reaches 20-year milestone

USA Jobs reaches 20-year milestone

Booz Allen Hamilton vice president Ron Sanders, former associate director for human resource policy at the Office of Personnel Management,...
OPM: More accurate telework data needed

OPM: More accurate telework data needed

Kathryn Medina, chief talent officer at APCO Worldwide and former executive director of the Chief Human Capital Officers Council at...
Agencies and the Pathways hiring program

Agencies and the Pathways hiring program

Tim McManus, chief operating officer at the Partnership for Public Service, discusses how agencies are using the Office of Personnel...
Building the next generation of cyber workers

Building the next generation of cyber workers

Veronica Villalobos, principal deputy associate director for the Office of Personnel Management’s Employee Services Division, discusses a new tool agencies...
OPM data calls for pay grade adjustments

OPM data calls for pay grade adjustments

Booz Allen Hamilton vice president Ron Sanders, former associate director for human resource policy at the Office of Personnel Management,...
GSA releases new RFP for Alliant 2

GSA releases new RFP for Alliant 2

Mary Davie, IT Category Manager for OPM, discuss GSA’s release of RFPs for Alliant 2 and the future of category...
Guide for federal employees to avoid trouble with the Hatch Act

Guide for federal employees to avoid trouble with the Hatch Act

Dan Blair, president and CEO of the National Academy of Public Administration and former deputy director at the Office of...
Government Matters (Full Show) – July 18, 2016

Government Matters (Full Show) – July 18, 2016

On Monday’s edition of Government Matters: Kimberly Holden, deputy associate director of recruitment and hiring at the Office of Personnel...
Hiring Excellence campaign at OPM

Hiring Excellence campaign at OPM

Kimberly Holden, deputy associate director of recruitment and hiring at the Office of Personnel Management, discussed OPM’s “Hiring Excellence” campaign.
OPM on SafeTrack – DHS’s AIS Program – Digital Services at DoD

OPM on SafeTrack – DHS’s AIS Program – Digital Services at DoD

Government Matters – June 13, 2016 Metro’s SafeTrack plan has been on the books for a week. We discussed how...
SafeTrack’s impact

SafeTrack’s impact

Metro’s SafeTrack plan has been on the books for a week. We discussed how it’s impacting federal workers and the...
Report suggests federal cyber security has a long way to go

Report suggests federal cyber security has a long way to go

Last June, the Office of Personnel Management announced that the background records of current, former, and prospective federal workers and...
Progress report on the DATA Act

Progress report on the DATA Act

Two years ago, President Obama signed the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act into law. It’s designed to make federal spending...
Surveys as a transformative tool in government

Surveys as a transformative tool in government

Kimya Lee is a Senior Adviser, Research & Evaluation at OPM and a Service to America finalist. See discusses her...