In his final article of the series, the author explains his additional suggestions for some fixes he says are needed for a badly broken federal hiring process.
The author outlines several key problems he sees with the federal hiring process.
The author lays out some principles for civil service reform that he says both sides of the political aisle can get behind to produce a more effective civil service.
In the midst of much news about a federal hiring freeze, it may come as a surprise to hear that two executive orders were issued by the White House calling for hiring 15,000 new federal employees.
The Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is questioning agencies about their accelerated hiring of new federal employees in an apparent effort to offset a proposed hiring freeze by the incoming Trump administration.
OPM has issued guidance to allow appointing Trump administration nominees to start working while awaiting Senate confirmation.
The EEOC is finalizing a rule that will require federal agencies to enact hiring policies that favor individuals with disabilities.