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Media Advisory

Friday, January 22, 2010
Contact: John Marble
Tel: 202-606-2402

OPM to Unveil Revamped USAJOBS Site on Monday for Media

Briefing will unveil new site and detail changes to make more user-friendly including a cleaner look and interface, and easier search capabilities.

Washington, D.C.  -  On Monday, January 25, 2010, during a 12:30 pm live demonstration, Deputy Director Christine Griffin of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management will unveil a revamped website from OPM headquarters. Members of the media are invited to preview the new and hear how feedback from prospective employees, Federal workers, college students and social media outlets like Facebook, Google and Twitter have influenced the ease-of-use redesign. is the main portal for Americans to access and apply for employment opportunities with the Federal government. Through extensive research and study, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management has redesigned USAJobs to make researching, and applying for, Federal positions an easier experience for the American public.

            WHO:             OPM Deputy Director Christine Griffin

                                    Kim Bauhs (

                                    Students of George Washington University

            WHAT:           Re-launch of and press briefing on new site

            WHERE:        United States Office of Personnel Management

                                    Office of Communications and Public Liaison

                                    Media Briefing Room - Room 5347 (5th Floor)

                                    1900 E Street, NW - Washington, DC 20415

            WHEN:           Monday, January 25 (12:30pm)

NOTE: Members of the media should allow time to clear agency security. Please RSVP to help shorten this clearance time. Media wishing to attend the event should contact John Marble in OPM's Office of Communications and Public Liaison at 202-436-5966 or

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