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OPM Advises Agencies to Allow Flexible Employee Schedules Amid Shutdown; Margaret Weichert Quoted

The Office of Personnel Management issued a memo encouraging agencies to allow work-from-home arrangements and other approaches promoting schedule flexibility for employees. The memo intends to support federal employees who are still working despite the government shutdown, OPM said Wednesday.

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OPM Mulls Direct Hire Authority for STEM, Cyber Posts

The Office of Personnel Management is considering the issuance of direct hire authority in efforts to fill government positions related to science, technology, engineering, math and cybersecurity. OPM said in a memo published Wednesday it will distribute a survey to chief human capital officers in the coming weeks as part of …

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OPM Helping Pentagon With K-12 STEM Program Initiative

The Office of Personnel Management is encouraging federal employees to support a Defense Department program for encouraging students to pursue federal technical careers. OPM Director John Berry wrote in a memo that the Pentagon’s education activity works to generate primary education students’ interest in science, technology, engineering, and math. The …

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