Tag: Hiring Freeze

Year in Review: 2017 and Its Impact on Federal Employees

By on December 31, 2017 in Human Resources, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Year in Review: 2017 and Its Impact on Federal Employees

What were the most popular topics for federal employees in 2017? As a whole, this group is downbeat and concerned about possible changes to pay and benefits.

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Senators Want Hiring Freeze Lifted at State Department

By on December 6, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Senators Want Hiring Freeze Lifted at State Department

The Democratic members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee have called for an immediate end to the hiring freeze at the State Department.

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Who’s in Charge at CFPB?

By on November 28, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments

A hiring freeze has been announced at CFPB amidst a legal battle that has ensued over who gets to lead the agency.

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Is There Still a Hiring Freeze?

By on May 12, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Is There Still a Hiring Freeze?

The recent hiring freeze was recently lifted, but agencies have yet to reengage significant hiring. The author explains why this may be happening.

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DoD Lifts Agency Hiring Freeze

By on May 4, 2017 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
DoD Lifts Agency Hiring Freeze

The Department of Defense has announced that it is officially lifting the agency’s civilian workforce hiring freeze, but with some restrictions.

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Changing Reality for Federal Employees

By on April 24, 2017 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
Changing Reality for Federal Employees

Is the federal hiring freeze over? Not really. New priorities will impact hiring and restructuring of federal agencies.

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Hiring Freeze, Hiring Thaw, Hiring Freeze? What OMB’s April 12 Memo Really Says

By on April 20, 2017 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
Hiring Freeze, Hiring Thaw, Hiring Freeze? What OMB’s April 12 Memo Really Says

OMB released a memo with directives for agencies to make restructuring changes. The author analyzes some of the key points in the memo from a federal HR perspective.

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State Department to Maintain Hiring Freeze

By on April 14, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
State Department to Maintain Hiring Freeze

The State Department has announced it will maintain the hiring freeze despite it being lifted for other agencies.

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White House Lifts Hiring Freeze

By on April 12, 2017 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
White House Lifts Hiring Freeze

The White House has lifted the federal hiring freeze, but it also announced a long term plan to reduce the overall size of the federal workforce.

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Senators Call for Review of Hiring Freeze

By on April 5, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Senators Call for Review of Hiring Freeze

Two Senators have asked the GAO to conduct a review of President Trump’s hiring freeze, expressing concern that it may ultimately fail to reduce spending.

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