Feds Don’t Think a 1.9 Percent Pay Raise Would Be Enough to Attract Talent

Although uncertainty surrounds whether workers will receive a raise next year, "It’s better than nothing," one employee quipped in response to a poll.

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Russian Military Spy Software Is on Hundreds of Thousands of Home Routers arrowIn May, the Justice Department told Americans to reboot their ...

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Route Fifty

Despite Drop in Black Unemployment, Significant Disparities Remain arrowFourteen states had black unemployment rates above 6 percent at a time ...

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Nextgov

One Agency Plans to Lock Employees In a Room Until They Learn Cyber Hygiene arrowThe National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency will be locking ...

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Nextgov

Hackers Target Marines for Pentagon's Latest Bug Bounty arrow“Hack the Marine Corps” kicked off with a live-hacking event in Las Vegas.

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Pay & Benefits

How Big a Deal Are the Governmentwide Hiring Reforms That Trump Just Signed Into Law? arrowWorkforce observers praise the reforms, but caution ...

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Oversight

House Republicans Urge White House to Stabilize Chemical Safety Board arrowLetter warns that bad behavior is a risk since vacancy-plagued ...

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Excellence in Government

Key Questions for Regulators in an Era of Fast Technological Change arrowAgencies can no longer craft rules slowly and deliberately, and then ...

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Pay & Benefits

As D.C. Feds Face Nightmare Commute, OPM Urges Telework and Other 'Flexibilities' arrowTransit officials have urged customers to use Metro ...

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A Focus On Goals Rather Than Behavior Is Creating Workplace Monsters arrowEffective organizations encourage self-control, good process, proper ...

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SPECIAL REPORTS

Why ‘Fake News’ Matters to Feds image description People are deeply mistrustful of those who develop, publicize, and use information. Read more

How to Get Millennials into Government image description More federal tech workers are over age 60 than are under 35. Read more

How the Agencies With the Oldest Workforces Are Preparing for a Retirement Exodus image description Data and recruiting initiatives help, but officials also want more money and people. Read more

Survey: One in Three Feds Say They or a Colleague Have Received Threats in 2018 image description Thirty-seven percent of respondents think threats or harassment is more likely now than six months ago. Read more

PROMOTIONS

Disrupting Government image description Federal agencies are faced with a suite of technologies that are nebulous yet promising. Big data, artificial intelligence, blockchain and others—whether developed by established companies or small startups— have the same disruptive potential of their technological counterparts of old. But will they find a home within the federal government? Can they make the government more efficient or save costs?

Safeguarding Your Future: Comprehensive Retirement Planning in the DoD image description Retirement planning may seem like a daunting task, but there are a host of resources federal employees and active duty military personnel can use to stay informed.

The Importance of Having a Long Term Care Plan image description In order to live your ideal life, planning is essential, and long term care insurance could be a part of an effective plan.

Dynamic Federal Data Demands Cloud-Ready Storage image description From the tactical edge of today’s federal and military missions to the business support services that keep federal agencies running day-to-day, digital data is increasingly at the center of the government’s activities. This trend is accelerating as government agencies incorporate Internet of Things (IoT), big data analytics, artificial intelligence, and other emerging technologies into their daily operations.

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