Tag: Hiring

Report: Agencies Can Take Their Own Actions to Improve Hiring

August 27, 2020 8:25 AM , Updated August 28, 2020 11:08 AM
Report: Agencies Can Take Their Own Actions to Improve Hiring

A new report says that although the federal government has a cumbersome hiring process that needs revamping, agencies can take their own actions to make bolster recruiting.

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Implementing EO to Reward Experience Over Education

August 4, 2020 12:39 PM , Updated August 7, 2020 3:37 PM
Implementing EO to Reward Experience Over Education

OPM has issued guidance to agencies on reducing reliance on college education and increasing value of experience.

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Federal Hiring Executive Order – Big Deal or Not?

July 7, 2020 4:39 PM
Federal Hiring Executive Order – Big Deal or Not?

Will the recent executive order on federal hiring qualifications make a difference? The author provides an analysis.

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OPM Wants to Make it Easier to Rehire Former Federal Employees

December 26, 2019 5:10 AM , Updated January 7, 2020 10:26 AM
OPM Wants to Make it Easier to Rehire Former Federal Employees

OPM has proposed a new regulation to facilitate rehiring former federal employees.

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Shake Up Government With an Agile Organization and Workforce

October 23, 2019 3:11 PM , Updated November 5, 2019 11:35 AM
Shake Up Government With an Agile Organization and Workforce

The author says that the trends in government’s HR policies add up to a lot of risk in its ability to compete for talent as it deals with an aging workforce.

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OPM Policy Changes May Improve Hiring, But Only if Agencies Do Not Find Ways to Maintain the Status Quo

September 18, 2019 12:58 PM , Updated October 1, 2019 1:55 PM
OPM Policy Changes May Improve Hiring, But Only if Agencies Do Not Find Ways to Maintain the Status Quo

The author says that although recent hiring guidance from OPM is a good start, more needs to be done to improve federal hiring practices.

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From Human Resources to Helpful Robot – How AI May Transform HR

August 26, 2019 11:53 AM , Updated September 5, 2019 9:36 AM
From Human Resources to Helpful Robot – How AI May Transform HR

How might artificial intelligence replace some HR functions? The author explores the possibilities.

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Extending Probationary Periods For Most Hires Is Not Needed

July 1, 2019 2:40 PM , Updated July 14, 2019 5:30 PM
Extending Probationary Periods For Most Hires Is Not Needed

The author says that while extending the probationary period for federal employees is a popular proposal, it is really not needed.

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Is it Time to Kill USAJobs?

June 10, 2019 10:22 AM , Updated June 19, 2019 11:55 AM
Is it Time to Kill USAJobs?

Should USAJobs be eliminated? The author lists and analyzes various complaints about the federal job search website.

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The Rise of the Occupational Questionnaire

May 16, 2019 10:54 AM , Updated September 4, 2019 9:50 AM
The Rise of the Occupational Questionnaire

Occupational questionnaires replaced the old KSA process, but may have led to unintended consequences for agencies.

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