Tag: Human Resources

Fear Not: New FLSA Rules Aren’t Applicable to Federal Employees

Filed in Headlines, News by on May 23, 2016 Comments

The author reminds federal workers that the new rules regarding salary based coverage under the Fair Labor Standards Act do not apply to them. However, he explains what the new rules are and what they could mean for the federal workforce.

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Is Federal HR Really Shrinking?

Filed in Headlines, News by on May 23, 2016 Comments

The author analyses historical data to determine whether or not human resources offices within the federal government are shrinking.

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You Get What You Paid For!!

Filed in News by on May 17, 2016 Comments

The author says that the number of gifted and knowledgeable people working in human resources are rapidly disappearing onto the retirement rolls. He outlines a scenario that has arisen as a result of this which could have disastrous consequences for the employee involved.

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Top Jobs that Don’t Require a College Degree

Filed in News by on May 8, 2016 Comments

College tuition costs have been skyrocketing, however, not all jobs require a college degree. In fact, there are some good paying jobs with the federal government available that do not require college degrees.

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OPM Tries to Fix Federal Hiring Process, Again

Filed in News by on May 5, 2016 Comments

The Office of Personnel Management announced recently that it would be making changes to the USAJobs website to help job seekers with getting federal jobs. How likely are these changes to improve the overall hiring process for federal jobs?

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Ex-Cons and Federal Employment

Filed in News by on May 1, 2016 Comments

OPM is issuing a proposed rule to prohibit agencies from considering a federal job applicant’s criminal history until a conditional offer of a federal job has been made to the applicant.

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Federal HR Is Mission Critical. Is It Mission Capable?

Filed in News by on April 29, 2016 Comments

The author, who spent the majority of his federal career in human resources, says that the system is generally broken. He explains why.

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Legislation Introduced to Limit Administrative Leave for Federal Employees Accused of Misconduct

Filed in News by on April 24, 2016 Comments

One Congressman wants to put an end to what he calls the “frivolous use” of paid administrative leave for federal employees accused of misconduct.

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