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OPM Unveils Federal Cyber Talent Recruitment Portal

The Office of Personnel Management has launched a new website that offers information and tools to support talent recruitment from various sources such as federal government websites. OPM said Tuesday CyberCareers.gov is a central element of the Federal Cybersecurity Workforce Strategy and designed to provide specific cybersecurity information and resource portals to job hunters, managers and supervisors …

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OPM’s Beth Cobert Announces Moratorium on Qualifications Review Board Case Submissions for Senior Exec Service Appointments

The Office of Personnel Management has implemented a governmentwide suspension on the processing of an agency’s Qualifications Review Board cases for Senior Executive Service appointments once the agency chief resigns. Beth Cobert, acting OPM director, wrote in a memorandum issued Friday the moratorium is scheduled to take effect on Dec. 7 and …

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OPM Unveils National Background Investigations Bureau; Charles Phalen to Serve as NBIB Chief

The Office of Personnel Management has announced the launch of the National Background Investigations Bureau and appointment of Charles Phalen, formerly vice president of corporate security at Northrop Grumman, as director of NBIB. Beth Cobert, acting OPM director, wrote in a blog post published Thursday Phalen will assume his role on Oct. 1 at …

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OPM Unveils 2016 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey Results; Beth Cobert Comments

The Office of Personnel Management has released the results of an agency-level survey administered to 407,789 federal employees that represented 80 agencies on a data visualization dashboard called UnlockTalent.gov. OPM said Tuesday results of the 2016 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey revealed employee engagement and global job satisfaction scores across the federal government and the …

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Sens. Claire McCaskill, Jon Tester Issue Follow-Up Letter on New Background Investigation Bureau

Sens. Jon Tester (D-Montana) and Claire McCaskill (D-Missouri) have asked the Office of Personnel Management for updates on how OPM will establish a new bureau that would be responsible for federal background investigations. The lawmakers asked Beth Cobert, acting OPM director, in a letter released Aug. 23 to determine whether it is feasible …

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