The Federal Government will Become America's Model Employer for the 21st Century.
Recruit, Retain and Honor a World-Class Workforce to Serve the American People.
Review the Federal Employees Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) Handbook
Answering your questions about Healthcare and Insurance
Human Resources and Security Specialists should use this tool to determine the correct investigation level for any covered position within the U.S. Federal Government.
OPM’s Human Resources Solutions organization can help your agency answer this critically important question.
Developing senior leaders in the U.S. Government through Leadership for a Democratic Society, Custom Programs and Interagency Courses.
Visit this federal site to search for our regulatory notices, proposed and final rules.
See the latest tweets on our Twitter feed, like our Facebook pages, watch our YouTube videos, and page through our Flickr photos.
The content available is no longer being updated and as a result you may encounter hyperlinks which no longer function. You should also bear in mind that this content may contain text and references which are no longer applicable as a result of changes in law, regulation and/or administration.
Berry Administration | Biography | Speeches & Remarks
We need not only good people... we need the best and the brightest because the jobs they're undertaking affect every American."
Through governmentwide initiatives and partnerships, OPM Director John Berry is preparing the Federal workforce for the challenges of the 21st century.
Working with President Obama, Director Berry has focused on Veterans Employment in the Federal government, reforming and improving the Federal hiring process, and implementing the training, benefits and work/life balance programs that help make the Federal government a great place to work.
With the help of agencies across government, we’ve made steady progress. In 2009, 24% of Federal new hires were Veterans. In 2011, Veterans were 28.3% of new hires.
Again working with agency partners, OPM has made it easier to apply for jobs, with shorter job descriptions, simpler applications, and more frequent contact with our applicants.
Under Director Berry’s leadership, OPM continues to pursue our mission to recruit, retain and honor a world-class workforce.
John Berry, Director of the United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM), was selected by President Obama as the federal government’s chief people person. He is responsible for recruiting, hiring, and setting benefits policies for 1.9 million federal civilian employees...View Bio
Printable version of this biography
Back to top