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January 2017

  • Federal Civilian Hiring Freeze GuidanceJan 31, 2017

    OMB and OPM released Federal Civilian Hiring Freeze Guidance. This guidance also provides information on exemptions, as well as instructions on how departments and agencies can request exemptions from OPM for critical situations where additional exemptions may be warranted.

  • Presidential Management Fellows Program Announces Class of 2017 FinalistsJan 11, 2017

    Today, the PMF Program announced the finalists from the class of 2017. Applicants have been notified of how to check their status, and a complete list of finalists is available at Selection of finalists is based on eligibility and completed application, assessment scores, and workforce planning estimates provided by Federal agencies. Congratulations to the Class of 2017 Finalists!

  • OPM Launches New Cyber Careers WebsiteJan 10, 2017

    Today, OPM launched the website. The website is a critical piece of the Federal Cybersecurity Workforce Strategy that was published in July 2016.


    OPM, along with Federal agencies across government, released its exit memo today, highlighting the accomplishments the agency delivered during the Obama Administration.

  • Federal Holidays and HR Flexibilities for Employees in the Washington, DC, Area during the Week of InaugurationJan 3, 2017

    In January 2017, most Federal employees in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area will have two holidays during the week of Inauguration: Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. (Monday, January 16), and Inauguration Day (Friday, January 20).

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