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Former FAA CIO Goes to OPM to help with USAJobs

The Office of Personnel Management added David Bowen as its chief technology officer earlier this month, according to a Federal News Radio report. Formerly chief information officer at the Federal Aviation Administration, Bowen has been tasked to work with OPM CIO Matt Perry with handling USAJobs and avoiding future shutdowns. …

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Cybersecurity Civil Servants: OPM to Create Cyber Career Track

As cybersecurity awareness continues to increase throughout the federal space, the government’s personnel office has good news for future cyber workers. Nancy Kichak, chief human capital officer of the Office of Personnel Management, said her agency is looking into creating a separate federal career track for cybersecurity. Now, most cybersecurity …

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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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Telework Bill Passes through House

The House voted 290-131 yesterday to approve the Telework Improvements Act, a legislation that allows federal employees to telework at least 20 percent of the hours worked in every two administrative workweeks. Under the bill, the Office of Personnel Management would develop a telework policy for all employees in federal …

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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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Office of Personnel Management Reorganizes

In a January 5th press release, the Office of Personnel Management announced its reorganization to better meet the needs of their customers. This reorganization goes hand in hand with the Obama Administration’s goals to make the government more open and transparent. The reorganization went into effect after the signing of …

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OPM Creates New Regulations Expanding Life Insurance Access

The Office of Personnel Management just recently created new regulations to expand life insurance access to federal employees that are overseas. For example, this applies to federal employees sent overseas to help with military operations or individuals that have been called back into active military service. In a GovExec report, …

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