What's New2016-05-24T00:00:00-04:00U.S. Office of Personnel Managementhttp://firstname.lastname@example.org://www.opm.gov/rss/whats-new/Central Michigan University to offer discounted tuition for Federal employeeshttps://www.opm.gov/news/releases/2016/05/central-michigan-university-to-offer-discounted-tuition-for-federal-employees/2016-05-24T00:00:00-04:00A new agreement between Central Michigan University (CMU) and the U.Recognizing OPM's Leadership in Energy Efficiencyhttps://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2016/5/24/Recognizing-OPMs-Leadership-in-Energy-Efficiency/2016-05-24T00:00:00-04:00Last month we celebrated the forty-seventh annual Earth Day – a day for celebrating the world around us and raising awareness for the many environmental issues that need our attention in order to have a clean, healthy world.Celebrating the Diversity of Asian Americans and Pacific Islandershttps://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2016/5/17/Celebrating-the-Diversity-of-Asian-Americans-and-Pacific-Islanders/2016-05-17T00:00:00-04:00May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage (AAPI) Month and is the perfect opportunity for us to celebrate the vast contributions AAPI communities make to both our nation and as part of the Federal workforce that serves the American people.Thank You Feds For All You Dohttps://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2016/5/11/Thank-You-Feds-For-All-You-Do2016-05-11T00:00:00-04:00Last week was another great Public Service Recognition Week. Together, we took time to reflect on the great work our Federal workforce does every day. I am continually impressed by the dedication and commitment our two million-strong Federal workforce has to serving the American people.U.S. Office of Personnel Management and Excelsior College Partner to Provide Federal Employees Opportunity to Pursue a Higher Education at Reduced Costhttps://www.opm.gov/news/releases/2016/05/us-office-of-personnel-management-and-excelsior-college-partner-to-provide-federal-employees-opportunity-to-pursue-a-higher-education-at-reduced-cost/2016-05-10T00:00:00-04:00
Washington, DC (Tuesday, May 10, 2016) - Excelsior College and the U.OPM and SSA Partner to Meet the Need for Additional Administrative Law Judgeshttps://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2016/5/10/OPM-and-SSA-Partner-to-Meet-the-Need-for-Additional-Administrative-Law-Judges/2016-05-10T00:00:00-04:00Every day agencies across the Federal Government come together to provide important services to the American people. This spring, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) joined forces to recruit prospective candidates for administrative law judge (ALJ) positions.Veteran Employment Council Highlights Continued Progress in Federal Hiring and Retention for Vetshttps://www.opm.gov/news/releases/2016/05/veteran-employment-council-highlights-continued-progress-in-federal-hiring-and-retention-for-vets/2016-05-04T00:00:00-04:00
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the President’s Council on Veterans Employment met to discuss Federal hiring and retention of veterans under the President’s Veterans Employment Initiative."Banning the Box" in Federal Hiringhttps://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2016/4/29/Banning-the-Box-in-Federal-Hiring/2016-04-29T00:00:00-04:00Each year, more than 600,000 people are released from Federal and State prisons, and millions more are released from local jails. One in three working-age Americans has an arrest record. Many face long-term, sometimes lifelong, impacts of a criminal record that prevent them from getting a job or accessing housing, higher education, loans, credit, and more.OPM, Champlain College Deliver truED and Academic Excellence Government-Wide Through a Federal Alliance https://www.opm.gov/news/releases/2016/04/opm-champlain-college-deliver-trued-and-academic-excellence-government-wide-through-a-federal-alliance/2016-04-27T00:00:00-04:00BURLINGTON, Vt.Remarks by Acting OPM Director Beth Coberthttps://www.opm.gov/news/speeches-remarks/di-collaboration-and-innovation-summit/2016-04-13T00:00:00-04:00View remarks given by OPM Acting Director Beth Cobert at the Diversity & Inclusion Collaboration and Innovation Summit held at the Coast Guard Headquarters, Washington, DC.OPM Hosts 2016 Diversity and Inclusion Collaboration and Innovation Summithttps://www.opm.gov/news/releases/2016/04/opm-hosts-2016-diversity-and-inclusion-collaboration-and-innovation-summit/2016-04-12T00:00:00-04:00
WASHINGTON, D.OPM Acting Director Beth Cobert Keynotes the 2016 FEHB Carrier Conference https://www.opm.gov/news/releases/2016/03/opm-acting-director-beth-cobert-keynotes-the-2016-1/2016-03-31T00:00:00-04:00Washington, DC – U.Remarks by Acting OPM Director Beth Coberthttps://www.opm.gov/news/speeches-remarks/carrier-conference/2016-03-31T00:00:00-04:00View remarks given by OPM Acting Director Beth Cobert at the Carrier Conference held at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View.New HR University Course Supports Workplace Flexibilitieshttps://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2016/3/28/New-HR-University-Course-Supports-Workplace-Flexibilities/2016-03-29T00:00:00-04:00Since the beginning of his Administration, President Obama has been committed to promoting a workplace culture for the 21st century that will support the Federal Government’s ability to attract, empower, and retain a talented and productive workforce by expanding the use of workplace flexibilities and work-life programs. Celebrating Healthy Eating During National Nutrition Monthhttps://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2016/3/16/Celebrating-Healthy-Eating-During-National-Nutrition-Month/2016-03-16T00:00:00-04:00There’s no better time for Federal employees to focus on healthy eating goals than during National Nutrition Month. The Federal Government’s Dietary Guidelines for Americans provides nutrition advice and tips on how Americans can eat healthy. March 16, 2016 Operating Statushttp://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/snow-dismissal-procedures/status-archives/16/3/15/Open-with-Option-for-Unscheduled-Leave-or-Unscheduled-Telework_730/2016-03-15T18:00:00-04:00Federal agencies in the Washington, DC area are OPEN and employees have the OPTION for UNSCHEDULED LEAVE OR UNSCHEDULED TELEWORK.Federal Labor-Management Relations Meeting Canceledhttps://www.lmrcouncil.gov2016-03-15T00:00:00-04:00The National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations Meeting scheduled for March 16, 2016, has been canceled. For information regarding the next Council meeting please visit LMRCouncil.govOPM's BIG Chapter Sponsors Important Diversity and Inclusion Sessionshttps://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2016/3/11/OPMs-BIG-Chapter-Sponsors-Important-Diversity-and-Inclusion-Sessions/2016-03-11T00:00:00-05:00BIG and ODI partnered to host a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) forum that brought together representatives from Claflin University, Bowie State University, Hampton University, Howard University, Morgan State University, North Carolina A&T, University of the District of Columbia, the Association of Public & Land Grant University, and Prince George’s Community College.Connecting Research to Policyhttps://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2016/3/8/Connecting-Research-to-Policy/2016-03-08T00:00:00-05:00At the Office of Personnel Management, every day we work to support the President’s Management Agenda’s goal to recruit, hire, and retain a world-class workforce. We develop human resources policies for everything from benefits to employee engagement to performance management to diversity and inclusion. Statement from the U.S. Office of Personnel Management Regarding the 2016 Administrative Law Judge Examinationhttps://www.opm.gov/news/releases/2016/03/statement-from-the-us-office-of-personnel-management-regarding/2016-03-04T00:00:00-05:00Washington, DC – The U.OPM Helps Agencies Combat Zikahttps://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2016/3/4/OPM-Helps-Agencies-Combat-Zika/2016-03-04T00:00:00-05:00One of our most important responsibilities at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is to help departments and agencies hire the talented employees they need to fulfill their missions. As the world confronts the Zika virus, OPM is enabling Federal officials to more quickly and efficiently bring on the talented individuals they need to aid in the response.Honoring Women Trailblazers in Public Servicehttps://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2016/3/3/Honoring-Women-Trailblazers-in-Public-Service/2016-03-03T00:00:00-05:00As we begin a month-long commemoration of National Women’s History Month, I’m glad that this year’s theme honors women in public service. It’s a perfect time for us to reflect on the accomplishments of women in government who succeeded, often against great odds. OPM Unveils New USAJOBS Features for Federal Job Seekershttps://www.opm.gov/news/releases/2016/02/opm-unveils-new-usajobs-features-for-federal-job-seekers/2016-02-24T00:00:00-05:00WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.New Features Make Applying for Federal Jobs Easierhttps://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2016/2/24/New-Features-Make-Applying-for-Federal-Jobs-Easier/2016-02-24T00:00:00-05:00Job seekers looking for a Federal job on USAJOBS.gov will find new and improved features this week! These enhancements are the first in a comprehensive redesign that over the coming months will transform USAJOBS.gov into a more user-friendly website.Engaging the Federal Workforce: How to Do It & Prove Ithttps://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2016/2/23/Engaging-the-Federal-Workforce-How-to-Do-It-Prove-It/2016-02-23T00:00:00-05:00The People and Culture pillar of the President’s Management Agenda emphasizes the need to develop and sustain an engaged, innovative, and productive Federal workforce.