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Credentials could ease hiring for IT security jobs

Agencies should follow the Defense Department’s model for IT employee certifications, representatives of professional organizations say.

Wildfires strain federal operations in Southern California

A shortage of personnel and a lack of information are hurdles to delivering assistance to federal employees and other affected Californians. Click here to view wildfire response photo gallery

Rigid pay systems listed among top workforce challenges

Panelists cite pay for performance and solid leadership as key to offsetting a potential talent drain over the next decade.

State Department urged to improve evacuation training

Exercises involving officers posted overseas should take place more often and be more realistic, GAO says.

Questions and Answers

A look at some common queries about federal retirement planning.

Lawmakers probe health care staffing shortages at VA

Scholarships and student loan repayments are among the incentives the agency is using to attract and keep quality health professionals.

Lawmakers push labor-management partnerships

Bill would re-establish a council Bush dissolved in 2001, with the goal of helping front-line employees and managers work together more effectively.

In Benefits Feds Trust

Comments on a story about Hillary Clinton’s health care proposal indicate that at least some federal employees are very protective of their benefits.

Senate backs provision to curb premium class travel abuse

Amendment would forbid federal employees from using appropriated funds for unjustified premium airline tickets.

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