What's New2016-09-20T00:00:00-04:00U.S. Office of Personnel Managementhttp://email@example.com://www.opm.gov/rss/whats-new/OPM Announces 2016 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey Resultshttps://www.opm.gov/news/releases/2016/09/opm-announces-2016-federal-employee-viewpoint-survey-results/2016-09-20T00:00:00-04:00Washington, D.FEVS: A Powerful Employee Engagement Resource https://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2016/9/20/FEVS-A-Powerful-Employee-Engagement-Resource/2016-09-20T00:00:00-04:00Having an engaged workforce is critical to each agency’s ability to achieve its mission of providing excellent service to the American people. The Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey (FEVS) results provide a window into how engaged and satisfied the Federal workforce is.OPM Submits Legislative Proposal to Congress on Civilian Death Gratuity Benefitshttps://www.opm.gov/news/releases/2016/09/opm-submits-legislative-proposal-to-congress-on-civilian-death-gratuity-benefits/2016-09-16T00:00:00-04:00WASHINGTON, DC – The U.Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month https://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2016/9/16/Celebrating-National-Hispanic-Heritage-Month/2016-09-16T00:00:00-04:00As we recognize National Hispanic Heritage Month, I want to take this opportunity to reinforce our commitment to help agencies across government inspire people from all communities, including Hispanics, to pursue a career in Federal service.Federal Employees More Engagedhttps://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2016/9/15/Federal-Employees-More-Engaged/2016-09-15T00:00:00-04:00As we get ready to release the agency-by-agency Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey results for 2016 on Tuesday, September 20, I’m excited to share a little preview of the data that shows for the second year Federal employees are more satisfied with their jobs and feel more engaged in their workplaces.New FSAFEDS Website Up and Runninghttps://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2016/9/13/New-FSAFEDS-Website-Up-and-Running/2016-09-13T00:00:00-04:00OPM is happy to announce that the all-new FSAFEDS.com is open for business to serve our current FSAFEDS participants. We’re excited about the new tools and flexibilities that will help you to easily manage your Flexible Spending Accounts.USAJOBS Updates Celebrate 20th Anniversary Milestonehttps://www.opm.gov/news/releases/2016/09/usajobs-updates-celebrate-20th-anniversary-milestone/2016-09-12T00:00:00-04:00WASHINGTON, DC – The U.OPM Awards Four New Contracts to Support Background Investigationshttps://www.opm.gov/news/releases/2016/09/opm-awards-four-new-contracts-to-support-background-investigations/2016-09-12T00:00:00-04:00WASHINGTON, DC – The U.A New Look for USAJOBShttps://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2016/9/12/A-New-Look-for-USAJOBS/2016-09-12T00:00:00-04:00As we recognize the 20th Anniversary of USAJOBS, it’s a good time to reflect on how far the site, and the Federal hiring process as a whole, has come.2016 Virtual Human Resources Training Conference: Hiring Excellencehttps://hrconference.usalearning.gov/2016-09-08T00:00:00-04:00Register now for the 2016 Virtual HR Conference. The last day to register is tomorrow, Friday, September 9. This year’s conference will focus on recruitment and hiring. Learn from public-sector experts and improve your ability to recruit and hire the best talent and most effective candidates.
Report on Cyber Intrusions at OPMhttps://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2016/9/7/Report-on-Cyber-Intrusions-at-OPM/2016-09-07T00:00:00-04:00Over the past year OPM has worked diligently with its partners across government and made significant progress to strengthen our cybersecurity posture, and reestablish confidence in this agency’s ability to protect data while delivering on our core missions.OPM Announces Open Season for Federal Employees’ Group Life Insurancehttps://www.opm.gov/news/releases/2016/08/opm-announces-open-season-for-federal-employees’-group-life-insurance/2016-08-31T00:00:00-04:00Washington, DC – The U.Time to Revisit Federal Life Insurance Choiceshttps://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2016/8/31/Time-to-Revisit-Federal-Life-Insurance-Choices/2016-08-31T00:00:00-04:00Most Federal employees make a decision about life insurance coverage when they join the Federal Government and rarely revisit that decision. But as the circumstances of our lives change, so does our need for protection. Beginning on September 1 and continuing throughout the month, it will be Open Season for Federal Employees’ Group Life Insurance (FEGLI). Remarks by Acting OPM Director Beth Coberthttps://www.opm.gov/news/speeches-remarks/symantec-government-symposium/2016-08-30T00:00:00-04:00View remarks given by OPM Acting Director Beth Cobert at the Symantec Government Symposium, Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC.Pathways Helps Meet Federal Workforce Goalshttps://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2016/8/24/Pathways-Helps-Meet-Federal-Workforce-Goals/2016-08-24T00:00:00-04:00As we celebrate the fourth anniversary of the Pathways Programs, I’m excited to share a study that highlights the way this program has significantly contributed to the Federal Government’s ability to recruit, develop, and retain a world-class workforce. The Federal Government is only as successful as the people who carry its mission forward.
Pathways Programs Successfully Recruit and Retain Students and Recent College Grads into Federal Servicehttps://www.opm.gov/news/releases/2016/08/pathways-programs-successfully-recruit-and-retain-students-and-recent-college-grads-into-federal-service/2016-08-23T00:00:00-04:00WASHINGTON, DC – The U.Is Going Back to School for You? https://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2016/8/22/Is-Going-Back-to-School-for-You/2016-08-22T00:00:00-04:00The summer is flying by. Youngsters have begun picking out their new notebooks and backpacks as they get ready to go back to school. This may be a good time for Federal employees to consider going back to the classroom to enhance their knowledge and skills.Employee Engagement On the Movehttps://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2016/8/15/Employee-Engagement-On-the-Move/2016-08-15T00:00:00-04:00One of any leader’s most important responsibilities is to engage his or her workforce. When your employees don’t work in the same building as you do, creating an engaged workforce can seem even more challenging. As more and more of our colleagues telework or work remotely, it’s even more important that we find ways to make them fully included partners in the work we do every day.OPM Announces New Chief Information Officerhttps://www.opm.gov/news/releases/2016/08/opm-announces-new-chief-information-officer-5/2016-08-09T00:00:00-04:00WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.Newly Established Leave Policy Gives Disabled Veterans More Time to Address Medical Issueshttps://www.opm.gov/news/releases/2016/08/newly-established-leave-policy-gives-disabled-veterans-more-time-to-address-medical-issues-1/2016-08-04T00:00:00-04:00WASHINGTON, DC – The U.Remarks by Acting OPM Director Beth Coberthttp://www.opm.gov/news/speeches-remarks/dia-intelligence-information-systems-conference/2016-08-02T00:00:00-04:00View remarks given by OPM Acting Director Beth Cobert at the DIA Intelligence Information Systems Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.Tips for Beating the Heathttps://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2016/7/22/Tips-for-Beating-the-Heat/2016-07-22T00:00:00-04:00The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) have teamed up to remind all of us, including agencies and employees across government about what they can do to protect all Federal workers during potentially dangerous heat waves.FSAFEDS Program in Transitionhttps://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2016/7/21/FSAFEDS-Program-in-Transition/2016-07-21T00:00:00-04:00As a part of a system-wide upgrade to the Federal Flexible Spending Account Program (FSAFEDS) website, the site will be in transition from July 30 through September 1. Strengthening the Federal Cybersecurity Workforcehttps://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2016/7/12/Strengthening-the-Federal-Cybersecurity-Workforce/2016-07-12T00:00:00-04:00Every day, Federal departments and agencies face sophisticated and persistent cyber threats that pose strategic, economic, and security challenges to our Nation. Addressing these cyber threats has required a bold reassessment of the way we approach security in the digital age and a significant investment in critical security tools and our cybersecurity workforce.Saint Mary’s University and Office of Personnel Management form Federal Employee Education Alliancehttps://www.opm.gov/news/releases/2016/07/saint-mary’s-university-and-office-of-personnel-management-form-federal-employee-educational-alliance/2016-07-06T00:00:00-04:00Washington, DC -- Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota and the U.