Hiring

Democrats Ask Watchdog to Review Hiring of ‘Operation Warp Speed’ Chief Scientist 

Lawmakers asked for a review of the contract award process and position classification.

Advisory Agency Recommends Phaseout and Replacement of Disability Employment Program

The National Council on Disability raised concerns about the AbilityOne Program’s fulfillment of goals for moving more employees into higher paying jobs.

How Federal Managers Can Improve Hiring Practices Right Now

We need to stop thinking of this as a selection process and start imagining what we can do to recruit better.

OPM Updates Job Qualifications Following Hiring Executive Order

The Office of Personnel Management is asking agencies for feedback on a draft list of the qualifications required for federal jobs as part of the implementation of a recent executive order emphasizing applicants’ skills and experience, rather simply education.

OPM Moves to Allow Agencies to Appoint Some Employees Into 10-Year Temporary Jobs

Trump administration says regulation would provide key flexibility, but it could also circumvent normal hiring procedures and benefits.

Justice Department Employees Urge Leadership to End Pay Disparities

A group of six associations within the Justice Department said the practice of asking job applicants for their salary history fuels inequitable pay.

Agencies Can Improve Hiring Practices on Their Own

They don't need to wait for legislation or support from OPM; they can make key improvements with just a few administrative changes, the Partnership for Public Service reports.

GovExec Daily: The TVA Shakeup and the Future of Workforce Management

Stan Soloway joins the show to discuss President Trump's executive order concerning the Tennessee Valley Authority

The Workforce Is About to Change Dramatically

Three predictions for what the future might look like

Watchdog Accuses OPM of Slow-Rolling Hiring Abuse Investigation

IG is looking into alleged misuse of direct hire authority to install political appointees in positions that should be held by career federal workers.

GovExec Daily: How the Government Can Hire and Retain Talent Better

Jason Briefel joins the program to discuss government human capital and its challenges.

Technical Interviews May Pinpoint Anxiety not Skill

"Our study suggests that a lot of well-qualified job candidates are being eliminated because they're not used to working on a whiteboard in front of an audience."

Survey: 80% of Older Adults Have Faced Ageism

Many older adults in a new survey report experiencing some kind of ageism, though it hasn't dimmed their view of getting older.

GovExec Daily: The White House's Federal Hiring Executive Order

Eric Katz joins the podcast to discuss the Trump administration's new reforms.