Tag: Human Resources

Salary and Race in the Federal Workforce: Which Federal Employees Make More (and Less)

Filed in News by on June 7, 2016 Comments

Which racial groups are the largest in the federal workforce and are there salary differentials? How is the racial composition of the workforce changing?

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Federal HR: Hiring Managers Are Part of the Solution

Filed in News by on June 6, 2016 Comments

The author says that hiring managers have a crucial role in the hiring process. However, he says problems arise because many of them assume that everything but the selection is the job of human resources.

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Winning at Weingarten

Filed in News by on May 30, 2016 Comments

The “Weingarten Right” stems from a Supreme Court decision that forever changed labor relations. The author looks at the history of this court ruling and how it applies to labor relations in government. He also provides suggestions for each of the players involved in disciplinary meetings to help ease what can often be a stressful situation.

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

Filed in 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 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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