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June  2018

  • Jun 15

    Federal employees: Please fill out your Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey (#FEVS). Below are some FAQs for your awareness. For questions, email us at Thank you for all you do.

  • Jun 14

    It’s #FlagDay! We are proud of our Stars & Stripes and celebrate the #Federal workforce. Thank you for your public service.

  • Jun 5

    I had a great meeting this morning with the Council of Executive Secretariats. The reputation and the operation of our organizations and agencies often hinge on your work and the procedures you put in place. In case you haven’t heard it lately - you all are appreciated.

  • Jun 1

    employees: Please participate in the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey (FEVS). Remember, your response is valued. For questions go to or email the team at Thank you for all you do.

May  2018

  • May 31

    I invite people to tune in for my Government Matters interview this weekend. I will discuss the CHCO Council, high performers in , and my top priorities. The interview airs Sunday, June 3, at 10:30 a.m. EDT

  • May 31

    As May comes to an end, we remind employees health and wellness are important all year. Here are some simple changes to prevent injuries and stay healthy: lift things safely, eat healthily, stay active, and get enough rest. More at…/…/health-wellness/….

  • May 25

    Another great event celebrating AAPIA Heritage Month! Thank you to our AAPIA Employee Resource Group (ERG) for serving as a voice for the needs and issues concerning our communities.

  • May 25

  • May 25

    In honor of the CHCO Council’s 15th Anniversary, watch Council Executive Directors reflect over the last fifteen years of accomplishments.

  • May 25

    Have a safe and happy , and don’t forget to take this opportunity to honor and pay tribute to all the men and women who gave their lives defending our Nation and way of life, enabling us to enjoy the freedoms we all know as Americans. .

  • May 24

    OPM celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month! Today our AAPIA Employee Resource Group hosted a great panel discussion. I was proud to give opening remarks and to hear the panelists share their success stories and insight.

  • May 24

    Take a look back at the first Chief Human Capital Officers Council and our current Chief of Staff, Mike Dovilla. He served as the inaugural CHCO Council Executive Director. We are excited to have him back.

  • May 24

    Today Michael Rigas, OPM Deputy Director and Michael Dovilla, OPM Chief of staff and the Veterans Employees Resource Group honored our fallen service members and with a service walk on the .

  • May 23

    Today we celebrated the 15 Year anniversary of the CHCO Council. We acknowledged accomplishments and renewed our commitment to the Federal workforce and the American people to create human capital management strategies that develop and attract a high performing diverse workforce.

  • May 21

    Today I met with Dr. David Chu, President of the Institute for Defense Analyses and his team, where I shared the importance of , , and celebrating the .

  • May 18


  • May 17

    It was great to participate in the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders’ Community Leaders Forum and share OPM’s priorities.

  • May 16

    Today I testified w/OMB’s at the Committee hearing on the Federal workforce. This administration is committed to and and will work with Congress to deliver these important changes to the American people.

  • May 15

    Today we celebrate employees’ stories and hold them to high esteem. It was a pleasure to be the keynote speaker at this year’s Federal Asian Pacific American Council Awards Luncheon.

  • May 11

    Thank you to the Federal Human Resources Professionals. And a special thanks to our Chief Human Capital Officers (CHCO) Council. This year marks their 15th Anniversary supporting our #Federal workforce. #PublicServiceRecognitionWeek #PSRW

  • May 11

    It was an honor to speak at the Asian American Government Executives Network Senior Executive Service Development Program (AAGEN SESDP) today. Congratulations to the AAGEN SESDP graduates!

  • May 11

    Did you know OPM has an innovation lab? The helps agencies across gov’t tackle some of their most complex challenges using Human-Centered Design. You can take one of their tours or register for their

  • May 10

    Thank you to those who have served and will serve. #PublicServiceRecognitionWeek #PSRW

  • May 10

    Great conversation at this morning’s Assistant Secretaries for Administration and Management Roundtable. I look forward to continued dialogue on the future of the Federal government.

  • May 9

    In honor of #Federal employees who have fallen in the line of duty. Many Federal employees risk their lives every day to protect and serve our country. #PublicServiceRecognitionWeek #PSRW

  • May 9

    It was an honor to speak at ’s Renewing America’s Civil Service Town Hall w/ . We want to reinvigorate skills and talent for the next 40 years and preserve the talent and skills of our current workforce at the same time. #NewCivilService

  • May 8

    Thank you to our Nation’s . Many veterans who served in our armed forces continue to serve our country throughout the workforce.

  • May 8

    Thank you @RPublicService for recognizing exceptional public servants through the #Sammies2018. Hearing the finalists’ stories and accomplishments was an inspiring start to my day.

  • May 7

    It is Public Service Recognition Week! Today, we say thank you to the workforce. We appreciate your hard work and continued dedication to serve our country every day.

  • May 7

    Kicked off #PSRW week at #JFMIP conference this morning with @Weichert45 @USGAO and @USTreasury. OPM is committed to #Federal workforce development. We will continue to provide tools to support OMB and other Federal agencies.

  • May 7

    I serve because we make a difference in the daily lives of our citizens #PublicServiceRecognitionWeek #PSRW.

  • May 1

    I visited with , the National Academy of Public Administration with GSA’s Emily Murphy, and shared my priorities on and .

April  2018

  • Apr 30

    It’s that time of year again! Beginning today the will be emailed on a rolling basis by agency to every eligible employee. Participate and let your voice be heard:

  • Apr 30

    Talking with reporters today about my vision for OPM and the future of the Federal workforce. I want the Federal Government to continue to be successful and maintain a culture that cultivates high work performance. I am calling on agencies across the gov’t to help in this effort.

  • Apr 27

    Gave opening remarks at this morning’s Cybersecurity Orientation Conference w/ & ’s Jason Gray. Cybersecurity employees defend us from the known and unknown threats we face. Welcome to the gov’t new cybersecurity professionals!

  • Apr 27

    Yesterday we shared the great work OPM does with the future generation during Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.

  • Apr 26

    Today we celebrate Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day! We look forward to their visit.

  • Apr 25

    Happy ! Thank you for all you do!

  • Apr 20

    Sunday is ! Fun Fact: The first Earth Day was in 1970 celebrated by 22 million people. To learn more about its history, current events or other resources, visit: .

  • Apr 18

    SES employees are top shelf athletes of the Gov’t. Together, we can make our Federal Workforce better. Sharing my priorities at the EVS Analysis and Results Tool (ART): The heART of a Healthy Organization event with OMB’s Kristy Daphnis and Dustin Brown.

  • Apr 17

    It was an honor to speak at today’s Air Force’s Labor and Employment Law Course. I was excited to talk about OPM’s role in bringing the Workforce into the 21st Century through and Civil Service Reform.

  • Apr 17

    Deeply saddened to hear of the passing of former First Lady Barbara Bush. Her strong and giving spirit will not be forgotten across the Nation and will forever be woven into America’s history.

  • Apr 10

    We welcome the new PMFs to Federal service. “Seize the opportunity to learn the values and ideals that make our country great. Contribute your talent and energy to build a stronger democracy for our citizens and children.” Orientation .

  • Apr 4

    Congratulations to the President’s Management Council (PMC) participants! PMC provides participants an interagency rotation assignment to help strengthen skills by both the participant and his/her home supervisor.

  • Apr 2

    The Government should work like the technology in our hands. We want to make sure OPM’s systems, policies, and technology enables people to do their jobs more efficiently. .

March  2018

  • Mar 29

    OPM recognizes . We honor veterans who sacrificed so much for our country. for keeping us safe.

  • Mar 20

    OPM Director Pon in #KansasCity to release the President’s Management Agenda with OMB and GSA at the #USPMA18

  • Mar 13

    OPM employees had an opportunity to meet Director Jeff Pon, Deputy Director Michael Rigas, and Acting Chief of Staff Michael Dovilla, at the Theodore Roosevelt Building.

February  2018

January  2018

December  2017

  • Dec 29

    Happy New Year!

  • Dec 27

    Federal Workforce: Please consider pledging time or funds through CFC charities. One helping hand can change a person’s life #ShowSomeLoveCFC #WednesdayWisdom

  • Dec 19

    Congratulations to the Class of 2018 PMF Finalists! The finalists represent 69 different degree programs across 161 academic institutions both in the U.S. and across the globe. Learn more:

  • Dec 8

    Did you know that OPM's Federal Executive Institute offers the International Leadership Development Program (ILDP)? ILDP Director, Fletcher Honemond, would like you to learn more about this program and other leadership programs at:

  • Dec 7

    This is a reminder to make your Federal Benefits Open Season selection today. For more information visit

November  2017

  • Nov 28

    Things looking a little fuzzy? FEDVIP Vision plans start at $3.01 a pay period for employees. Compare plans to find the right one for you and your family:

  • Nov 22

    We are grateful to the Federal workforce! Thank you for all you do and Happy Thanksgiving!

  • Nov 16

    OPM’s Acting Director Kathy McGettigan honors the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier with a wreath laying ceremony, accompanied by OPM veterans. Learn more about the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery here:…/Tomb-of-the-Unknown-Sold….

  • Nov 15

    Federal employees: are you interested in pursuing a post-secondary ed? We have added 4 new academic agreements! Check out our latest press release and please share with colleagues who may be interested:

  • Nov 8

    The Federal Benefits Open Season starts on Monday, Nov. 13! We want to help you prepare. Join OPM experts on Thursday Nov. 9, at 10:30 a.m. (EST), to learn the latest information and FAQs on Open Season, here on Facebook Live! More information coming soon, please stay tuned.

  • Nov 8

    Acting Director McGettigan administers the Federal Employee Oath of Office to the Presidential Management Fellows Class of 2017 as they take the first steps in their Federal careers. Congratulations and welcome to Federal service!

  • Nov 7

    Tweets include: OPM Leadership talking to attendees at the Federal Tech/Cyber Hiring event!; Looking for a Cyber/Tech #job? Go to or! @ciodotgov; Federal Tech/Cyber Hiring event has 453 people register in first 30 min! Interested in #IT #jobs? Visit http://Cybercareers.govAt the Federal Tech/Cyber Hiring event today?! Check out our booth and visit "OPM is constantly monitoring the cyber security skills gaps to fill those positions." Villalobos at the Cyber Hiring event

  • Nov 6

    We are live at the Federal Tech/Cyber Hiring event! Follow us or today!

  • Nov 6

    Exhibit area is off to a great start at the Federal Tech/Cyber Hiring event! Other jobs at

October  2017

  • Oct 19

    It is CFC season! Our Acting Director McGettigan shares one of her causes: Education. To #ShowSomeLoveCFC, go to:

  • Oct 17

    It’s ’s 40th Anniversary! Next application period starts on 10/23/17! To prepare yourself + help you apply go to

September  2017

August  2017

  • Aug 2

    Acting Director Kathy McGettigan meets with the Hispanic Council on Federal Employment.

July  2017

June  2017

  • Jun 23

    This week, Acting Director Kathleen McGettigan, addressed Federal employees at the Annual Federal Benefits Training in Atlanta, GA. She along with, Chief of Staff, Jason Simmons and Deputy CIO, Robert Leahy also had the opportunity to visit OPM’s site in Macon, GA.

  • Jun 22

    NBIB's Charlie Phalen shares his insight at #NCMS2017. More about NBIB at:

  • Jun 16

    Join us as we continue our Academic Alliance Twitter chat series for 2017! On 6/21, the University of Maryland College will share what opportunities are available to Federal employees. Use the hashtag #FEDucation to follow the conversation. For information on all our academic alliances and training opportunities, please visit:

  • Jun 15

    Kathleen McGettigan, Acting Director, briefs the next wave of Senior Executive Service (SES) staff to lead our Federal workforce. For more information on the SES, please visit:

  • Jun 7

    OPM’s Research Summit is on 6/7/2017. This is an opportunity to connect with other researchers, Federal practitioners, and industry partners to share research, exchange ideas, and to participate in critical conversations that explore ways to design and manage a high performing workforce. To learn about the summit, visit:

  • Jun 6

    We partner with colleges and universities as a part of our continued efforts to provide higher educational opportunities to the Federal workforce. Our next #FEDucation Twitter chat is on 6/7/17 at 2 p.m. ET, with College for America Southern NH University, @CollforAmerica. For a list of all academic and training opportunities for Federal employees, go to Please share this with others.

  • Jun 1

    We partner with colleges and universities as a part of our continued efforts to provide higher educational opportunities to the Federal workforce. Our OPM Twitter handle,, will be hosting various twitter chats throughout the month of June, 2017. We will be using the hashtag #FEDucation with all the details. We will post all announcements and twitter chat graphics with information on this site. For a list of other academic and training opportunities, please visit: Thank you.

  • Jun 1

    On Tuesday, OMB and OPM launched the Understanding, Harnessing, and Leveraging the Power of Diversity and Inclusion series, led by Zina Sutch, Director of Diversity & Inclusion: This series is a first-of-its kind seminar for Federal employees. OPM’s Chief of Staff Jason Simmons kicked off the event saying, “Today we will learn more about how we – leaders within government – must leverage diversity, create inclusive cultures, and promote opportunities for all.” Get to know Jason by reading his senior staff bio here: To learn more about OPM’s Diversity and Inclusion policy, visit us at: Thank you to those at OMB for working with us to make the success of this series possible.

May  2017

  • May 19

    #BikeToWorkDay is on 5/19! Remember to wear your helmet and get to work safely! #BTWD2017

April  2017

  • Apr 25

    Director Pon welcomes five new Senior Executive Service leaders (SES) to the Federal Workforce. SES possess strong executive skills and share a broad perspective on gov’t and a public service commitment grounded in the U.S. Constitution:

January  0001

  • Jan 1
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