Tag: Hiring Freeze

Year in Review: 2017 and Its Impact on Federal Employees

December 31, 2017 1:43 PM , Updated January 8, 2018 11:59 AM
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

December 6, 2017 4:59 PM , Updated December 14, 2017 10:52 AM

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?

November 28, 2017 9:49 AM

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?

May 12, 2017 10:56 AM , Updated May 16, 2017 11:30 AM
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

May 4, 2017 9:21 AM , Updated May 8, 2017 12:51 PM

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

April 24, 2017 1:29 PM , Updated September 20, 2017 10:44 AM
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

April 20, 2017 10:33 AM , Updated April 24, 2017 12:04 PM

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

April 14, 2017 10:20 AM , Updated April 18, 2017 6:28 PM

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

April 12, 2017 8:35 AM , Updated April 14, 2017 10:24 AM
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

April 5, 2017 8:20 AM , Updated April 10, 2017 5:08 PM

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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