Tag Archives: John Berry

OPM Leaders Participate in ‘Feds Feed Families’

U.S. Office of Personnel Management Director John Berry and agency and Congressional leaders will be participating in the “Feds Feed Families” food drive this afternoon at the Frederick Douglass Community Center in Anacostia, Washington, D.C. The federal leaders will be promoting nutrition, literacy and fitness with the young people at …

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Results are in: FCC ‘Most Improved’ Government Agency

According to results from a government-wide survey released Monday, the Office of Management and Budget has named the Federal Communications Commission the “most improved” government agency this year. The 2010 OPM Viewpoint Employee Satisfaction Survey is an annual online survey led by the OMB to gauge job satisfaction and motivation …

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Public Service Recognition Week

Next week is a week dedicated to celebrating those who serve in the government. It was started in 1985, and activities are held nationwide to honor the men and women who work in public service, whether in federal, state, local, or county government. PSRW is a week to educate citizens …

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KSAs Could be Banished from Federal Job Applications

In an effort to reform the hiring process of government jobs, the cumbersome knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) essay statements could be replaced with a resume-based system, Director of the Office of Personnel Management John Berry announced. Speaking to delegates at the Federal Managers Association conference held yesterday, Berry said …

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New OPM Plan Overhauls Federal Hiring Process

The Office of Personnel Management has released the final draft of its 2010-2015 strategic plan, which intends to overhaul and improve the federal hiring process. The five-year plan lays out approaches to rework the federal hiring process by promoting innovative ways of recruiting, streamlining the end-to-end hiring process to create …

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OPM Will Release New Retirement Statements

The Office of Personnel Management is expected to release new retirement statements. John Berry, the Director of OPM, said that the glitches in the system that affected as many as 12,000 retirees would be revised by sometime in mid-April. Currently, with the paper system that is in place it can …

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OPM’s New Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey

The Office of Personnel Management is planning on increasing the number of federal government employees it polls this year. In fact, the agency plans to survey 100,000 more federal government employees than it did in 2008. The survey, which used to be the “Federal Human Capital Survey,” is now called …

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John Berry

As director of the United States Office of Personnel Management, John Berry is responsible for recruiting, hiring and setting benefits policies for almost two million federal civilian employees. Berry works with partners both inside and outside of government to create flexible, results-oriented HR policies and to change how Americans view …

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OPM Takes a Closer Look at 3R Bonuses

The Office of Personnel Management has started an effort to enhance the oversight of the recruitment, relocation, and retention (also known as 3R) bonuses. OPM Director John Berry stated that he was concerned about the growth of the bonuses in a memo on Wednesday, February 3rd. Berry noted the bonuses …

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