News Briefs

February 26, 1997

News Briefs

The following news summaries are from OPM AM, the daily newsletter of the Office of Personnel Management. OPM AM is available on OPM Mainstreet, the agency's electronic bulletin board, at 202-606-4800.

**OHREEO Jobs Quicklist -- Week of 2/24/97** OPM is recruiting for the following jobs. If you are interested in obtaining a copy of the job announcement for any of these positions, call the OHREEO Automated Employment Information line at (202)606-2974.

Position                 Location       Closes    Announcement #  


Secretary (OA), 

GS-318-5                 RIS/DC         03/17     97-029-GWW

Pers. Staff/Class Spec.,

GS-201-13                OHREEO/DC      03/10     97-075-MDR

Supvy. Pers. Staffing Spec.,

GS-212-12/13             ES/Kansas City 03/05     97-BPSC-19 

Auditor, GS-511-5/7      OIG/DC         03/10     97-076-EST

Fed. Retire. Benefits Spec.,

GS-270-9/11              RIS/DC         03/10     97-068-GWW


Supvy. Computer Spec.,

GS-334-15                OIT/DC         03/15     97-083-EST 

Employee Development Asst.(OA),

GS-203-6                 OHREEO/DC      03/01     97-033-EST

Pers. Staffing Spec.,

GS-212-12                OHREEO/DC      03/10     97-078-EST

Policy Analyst,

GS-301-14                OIG/DC         03/15     97-080-EST

Office Automation Clerk,

GS-326-3                 OHREEO/DC      03/15     97-084-EST

Auditor, GS-511-14       OIG/DC         03/15     97-079-EST

Supvy. Computer Spec.,

GS-334-15                OIT/DC         03/15     97-082-EST

Ins. Benefits Claims Examiner,

GS-990-9/11              RIS/DC         03/17     97-081-GWW

Fed. Retire. Benefits Spec.,

GS-270-11/12             RIS/DC         03/10     97-077-GWW      

THE FEDERAL DIARY--There are now five area centers able to help downsized feds find new jobs or get training...The Federal Employee Education and Assistance Fund offers college scholarships to federal employees and their dependents (The Washington Post).

VETERANS--"Today, the newly named 12-member Congressional Commission on Service Members and Veterans Transition Assistance starts the first bottom-up review of veterans' programs in 40 years" (The Washington Times).

AMERICANS ABROAD--Versatility and training give edge to Americans abroad, but the cultural gap still presents a management challenge (USA TODAY).

OF INTEREST--There is a flood of unproven products and services for on-th-job ailments (Washington Post)...Overwork is surfacing as a point of conflict in more relationships (The Wall Street Journal, Work & Family).

OTHER VIEWS--FEHB mentioned in a letter from a military retiree (Retirement Life Magazine, Washington, DC, Feb.)...FEHB model for Medicare (Lima News, Lima, OH, Feb. 3).

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