• Homeland Security Execs Under Scrutiny for Personal Email

    Homeland Security Execs Under Scrutiny for Personal Email

    Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and 28 other officials are under fire for accessing personal email from federal computers despite an agency-wide ban due to heightened security concerns.

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This Week on FEDtalk: Bringing in the Next Generation of Feds

This Week on FEDtalk: Bringing in the Next Generation of Feds

Millennials are the largest, most diverse generation the country has ever seen, yet less than seven percent of all federal employees are Millennials (born after 1980). A slow hiring process and a series of poorly executed internship programs may contribute to the lack of interest from Millennials.

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MSPB Clarifies Lack of Candor Charges

MSPB Clarifies Lack of Candor Charges

A Veterans Affairs police officer was charged with lack of candor, among other charges and specifications, and although the Board sustained the employee’s removal, it reversed the charge of Lack of Candor, clarifying the law in the process.

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Failure to Object to Scope of Appeal Barred Adjudication of Unreasonable Post-Restoration Position

Failure to Object to Scope of Appeal Barred Adjudication of Unreasonable Post-Restoration Position

A Postal Service employee appealing the agency’s failure to restore her to a position after she was injured and gained new medical restrictions argued that the position she was restored to was so unreasonable as to be an effective denial of her restoration, but her appeal was limited to the time period before she was restored.

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Free Webinar: How Much Life Insurance Do I Need?

Free Webinar: How Much Life Insurance Do I Need?

What do you want to happen for your family, the people you love, the people you're responsible for if you don't make it home tonight?

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Let Young Feds Solve the Government Demographic Crisis

Let Young Feds Solve the Government Demographic Crisis

GovExec recently reported that the IRS sees a looming demographics crisis caused by low recruitment of younger workers coupled with an ever-growing share of its workforce eligible for retirement: 40% by 2018.  As Commissioner Koskinen put it, “…if we don’t have enough young workers in the pipeline, the IRS will have great difficulty developing the next group of leaders it needs 5 or 10 years down the road.”

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MSPB Newsletter Highlights Adjudication Number for Fiscal Year 2015

MSPB Newsletter Highlights Adjudication Number for Fiscal Year 2015

On May 23, 2016, the Merit Systems Protection Board issued its Spring newsletter, which included its adjudication statistics for Fiscal Year 15.

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This Week on FEDtalk: Prepping for the Presidential Transition

This Week on FEDtalk: Prepping for the Presidential Transition

With election day only six months out, federal employees, agency heads, and many organizations in Washington are preparing for the upcoming presidential transition. Here to discuss this hot topic is a roundtable of representatives from organizations around the federal community who are looking at the transition from both the political and workforce viewpoint. 

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MSPB: Board Review Must Be Solely on Grounds Invoked by Agency

MSPB: Board Review Must Be Solely on Grounds Invoked by Agency

The Merit Systems Protection Board remanded a case to the administrative judge because the charges were not reviewed solely on the bases invoked by the agency.

 

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Free Webinar: What to Do With an Inheritance?

Free Webinar: What to Do With an Inheritance?

An inheritance should be all good news, but for too many people it becomes a frustrating expensive experience. Whether you expect an inheritance, plan to leave one or just know you might be called in make decisions for someone else’s estate, this webinar has valuable information for you. 

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Interview Coaching: Is it Really Worth the Money?

Interview Coaching: Is it Really Worth the Money?

As we’ve discussed before, a stellar resume can cost a chunk of change and exactly why you need to consider it an investment in your future.

 

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This Week on FEDtalk: Bringing in the Next Generation of Feds

Millennials are the largest, most diverse generation the country has ever seen, yet less than seven percent of all federal employees are Millennials (born after 1980). A slow hiring process and a series of poorly executed internship programs may contribute to the lack of interest from Millennials.

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