Katherine Archuleta

Katherine Archuleta: OPM Authorizes Non-Competitive Hiring of Potential Digital Service Employees

Katherine Archuleta Katherine Archuleta, director of the Office of Personnel Management, has announced OPM is allowing other federal agencies to use an excepted-service hiring process ...
cybersecurity

Jeff Wagner: OPM Looks to Increase Cyber Threat Visibility with Orchestration Strategy

Jeff Wagner, information security director at the Office of Personnel Management, has authored a white paper that proposes a “security through visibility” method to safeguard ...
cybersecurity

OPM Gives Pentagon Authority to Hire 3K Cyber Staffers

The Office of Personnel Management has given the Defense Department the authority to hire 3,000 staffers in cybersecurity for all DoD components including U.S. Cyber Command. OPM ...
Phyllis Schneck

Congress OKs FISMA Reform, DHS Workforce Bills; Phyllis Schneck Comments

Phyllis Schneck Congress has approved two bills that seek to reform the existing cybersecurity law and assist the Department of Homeland Security in recruiting and retaining cyber ...
medical health doctor

OPM: 5 Health Plans for Feds to Drop Coverage in 2015

The Office of Personnel Management said five health insurance plans in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program will discontinue coverage on Nov. 10 and the change could affect ...
Beth Cobert

Beth Cobert: Performance Accountability Council Recommends Clearance Process Changes

Beth Cobert Beth Cobert from the Office of Management and Budget has detailed the Suitability and Security Clearance Performance Accountability Council’s recommendations on ...
Earl-Gay

Obama to Nominate Archuleta Adviser Earl Gay as OPM Deputy Director

Retired U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Earl Gay will be nominated by President Barack Obama to the deputy director position at the Office of Personnel Management, the White House announced Wednesday. Gay ...
GSA

GSA Seeks Industry Feedback on HR Acquisition Strategy

The General Services Administration has drafted a set of questions directed at drawing vendor responses as part of market research into sourcing for human resources services and training ...
Katherine Archuleta

Katherine Archuleta Unveils OPM Strategy to Untie Agencies’ HR Knots, Develop Personalized Toolkits

Katherine Archuleta The Office of Personnel Management is looking to simplify the hiring process across agencies as part of Director Katherine Archuleta’s wider strategy to improve ...
CapitolDome

OPM Inspector General Receives Larger Budget to Oversee Revolving Fund; Patrick McFarland Comments

A bipartisan bill signed into law this week will give the Office of Personnel Management inspector general a larger budget to oversee the agency’s $2 billion revolving fund, Federal ...