Tag: RIF

The Shrinking Federal Workforce

By on July 23, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
The Shrinking Federal Workforce

Are agencies hiring at levels consistent with their budgets? The author provides some numbers.

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The Story of a RIF

By on September 12, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
The Story of a RIF

The author tells the story of a RIF he managed and what made it successful.

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Some Agencies ‘Pretty Sure’ They Need to Run a RIF

By on August 18, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Some Agencies ‘Pretty Sure’ They Need to Run a RIF

Officials from OPM discussed agency progress on complying with an OMB directive and suggested RIFs may be forthcoming at some agencies.

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Lawmakers Want to Extend Bigger Buyouts For Defense Civilian Workers

on July 6, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The annual defense authorization bill recently passed by a House Committee includes a provision to extend bigger payouts to DoD civilian employees who want to leave their jobs early.

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What You Should Know (and Do) If Your Agency is Downsizing

By on July 6, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
What You Should Know (and Do) If Your Agency is Downsizing

If your agency is downsizing, there are important things you should know. The author provides answers to some common questions about a RIF, VERA, and VSIP.

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Where is the Federal Workforce, and Why Does That Matter?

By on June 25, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Where is the Federal Workforce, and Why Does That Matter?

Federal employees are located in every state. The author says this can be a benefit to help stave off potential layoffs within the federal workforce.

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Federal Employees: You’re Not Going Anywhere This Year

By on June 4, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Federal Employees: You’re Not Going Anywhere This Year

The author says that despite proposed changes from a new administration, federal employees are very unlikely to leave their jobs anytime soon.

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What Federal Employees Should Know About Furloughs

By on May 14, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
What Federal Employees Should Know About Furloughs

What are the differences between an administrative and an emergency furlough? The author provides a detailed explanation.

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Buyouts, Early Outs and Federal Employees

By on April 20, 2017 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
Buyouts, Early Outs and Federal Employees

EPA is planning a reduction in its workforce. For some employees, this chain of events may offer new options for their future.

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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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