What's New2016-11-15T00:00:00-05:00U.S. Office of Personnel Managementhttp://firstname.lastname@example.org://www.opm.gov/rss/whats-new/Open Season Offers Benefit Choiceshttps://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2016/11/15/Open-Season-Offers-Benefit-Choices/2016-11-15T00:00:00-05:00Federal Benefits Open Season is here! Each year, we encourage all eligible employees and retirees to review their health, dental, vision, and dependent care needs and to make changes to or enroll in one of the available benefit programs.OPM Releases 2015 Veterans Hiring Reporthttps://www.opm.gov/news/releases/2016/11/opm-releases-2015-veterans-hiring-report/2016-11-10T00:00:00-05:00WASHINGTON, DC – The U. Presidential Transition Guide https://www.opm.gov/about-us/our-people-organization/support-functions/executive-secretariat/tabs/presidential-transition/2016-11-03T00:00:00-04:00This Presidential Transition Guide covers employment information that departing and newly-appointed political employees need to know during a transition period.Federal Agencies Exceed Disability Hiring Goalhttps://www.opm.gov/news/releases/2016/10/federal-agencies-exceed-disability-hiring-goal/2016-10-27T00:00:00-04:00WASHINGTON, DC – The U.Federal Employees Unite to "Show Some Love" as 2016 CFC Builds Momentumhttps://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2016/10/24/Federal-Employees-Unite-to-Show-Some-Love-as-2016-CFC-Builds-Momentum/2016-10-24T00:00:00-04:00Whether its animal welfare, art and music programs, support for veterans or the environment, cancer research or soup kitchens, the issues Federal employees care about are varied and diverse. But Federal employees share a common goal: they care about the world we live in, and want to make it a better place. President Obama Authorizes OPM to Create More Opportunities for Feds to Support Community Charitieshttps://www.opm.gov/news/releases/2016/10/president-obama-authorizes-opm-to-create-more-opportunities-for-feds-to-support-community-charities-1/2016-10-13T00:00:00-04:00WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the President issued an Executive Order making two key changes to Executive Order (EO) 12353, which authorizes the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to lead the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) program.OPM Releases Complete 2016 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey Resultshttps://www.opm.gov/news/releases/2016/10/opm-releases-complete-2016-federal-employee-viewpoint-survey-results/2016-10-06T00:00:00-04:00Washington, D.Factsheet: National Background Investigations Bureauhttps://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2016/9/29/Factsheet-National-Background-Investigations-Bureau/2016-09-29T00:00:00-04:00Earlier this year, the Administration announced a series of policy decisions to streamline and enhance how the Federal government conducts background investigations. A central component in this effort is the establishment of the National Background Investigations Bureau (NBIB), a new semi-autonomous entity within the Office of Personnel Management (OPM). Open Season for Federal Health Benefits, Dental and Vision Insurance and Flexible Spending Accountshttps://www.opm.gov/news/releases/2016/09/open-season-for-federal-health-benefits-dental-and-vision/2016-09-28T00:00:00-04:00Washington, DC – The U.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.