USDA Employees Used Charge Cards to Create "Kiting Scheme" Says IG

July 13, 2003 12:00 AM

A report from the Inspector General of the USDA finds numerous instances of government charge card abuse by employees.

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Pay-for-Performance, Performance Appraisal and the New DoD HR System

July 10, 2003 12:00 AM

Comtroller General David Walker answers post-hearing questions regarding his Congressional testimony on proposed changes to the DoD human resources system.

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TSP stock investors smiling again

July 2, 2003 12:00 AM

TSP stock funds are up again in June.

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Modify Federal Hiring Process Says GAO

July 1, 2003 12:00 AM

The federal hiring process has numerous problems. OPM is taking action to try and fix these problems. GAO has recommendations for making it more efficient as the number of government hires is expected to continue increasing.

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Want to Transfer Funds in Your TSP? Forget About It!

The new TSP system went online this week. Investors who used the site are generally not happy with the results.

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Presidential Preference: Feds Differ From Most Americans

June 24, 2003 12:00 AM

A recent Fedsmith.com poll showed most readers support Democratic candidates. Results are considerably different than nationwide polls showing strong support for the President.

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Agencies Get Greater Authority To Offer ‘Early-Outs’ To Employees

June 19, 2003 12:00 AM

Agencies have greater authority to offer early-outs to employees under a new interim regulation issued by OPM.

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TSP Record Keeping System Goes Online

June 16, 2003 12:00 AM

TSP investors can now access their accounts through the Internet with faster processing time and daily updates to their accounts.

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Does the Civil Service System Need to be Changed? Readers Speak Out

June 15, 2003 12:00 AM

Most Fedsmith.com readers oppose the civil service changes proposed for the Department of Defense. At least some readers oppose the change with an incomplete understanding of these changes. Readers also expressed a strong distrust of managers and political leaders in government.

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OPM issues interim regulations to give agencies more HR authority

June 14, 2003 12:00 AM

OPM has issued new regulations giving agencies more human resources authority. OPM is seeking comments on the interim regulations.

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