What's New2014-10-24T00:00:00-04:00U.S. Office of Personnel Managementhttp://firstname.lastname@example.org://www1.opm.gov/rss/whats-new/OPM Releases 2014 Government-wide FEVS Results /news/releases/2014/10/opm-releases-2014-government-wide-fevs-results/2014-10-24T00:00:00-04:00Washington, D.OPM Issues Guidance to Support President’s Action Plan to Get Long-Term Unemployed Americans Back to Work/news/releases/2014/10/opm-issues-guidance-to-support-president’s-action-plan-to-get-long-term-unemployed-americans-back-to-work/2014-10-15T00:00:00-04:00Washington, D.Keeping Our Federal Workforce Healthy this Flu Season and Beyondhttp://www.chcoc.gov/transmittals/TransmittalDetails.aspx?TransmittalID=64552014-10-15T00:00:00-04:00The flu season is quickly approaching. Unfortunately, Americans lose as many as 17 million workdays each year to influenza-related illness. An annual flu vaccine is the best way to protect against influenza.Data is Driving STEM Recruitmenthttp://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2014/10/9/Data-is-Driving-STEM-Recruitment/2014-10-09T00:00:00-04:00On Wednesday, the Indian Treaty Room at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building became a showcase for the Office of Personnel Management’s initiative to attract the best talent in science, technology engineering and math to Federal service.First of Series of OPM FEVS Results Reports Takes a Look at Millennials in the Federal Government /news/releases/2014/10/first-of-series-of-opm-fevs-results-reports-takes-a-look-at-millennials-in-the-federal-government/2014-10-08T00:00:00-04:00Washington, D.OPM Announces 2015 Federal Employees Health Benefits Program Premium Rates/news/releases/2014/10/opm-announces-2015-federal-employees-health-benefits-program-premium-rates/2014-10-07T00:00:00-04:00Washington, DC – The U.Advisory; Press Call with OPM Director Archuleta: Report on Millennials in the Federal Government/news/releases/2014/10/advisory-press-call-with-opm-director-archuleta-report-on-millennials-in-the-federal-government/2014-10-07T00:00:00-04:00Washington, D.Meet Hilda Reyeshttps://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2014/10/6/Meet-Hilda-Reyes/2014-10-06T00:00:00-04:00Federal employees are diverse. They represent every nationality, ethnicity, and faith. They reflect the great mosaic of the American people they serve. As part of National Hispanic Heritage Month and throughout the year, I will be highlighting some of these employees to illustrate just how powerful that diversity can be.Be a Presidential Management Fellowhttps://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2014/9/29/Be-a-Presidential-Management-Fellow/2014-09-29T00:00:00-04:00The much anticipated application period for the Presidential Management Fellows program is about to open. Beginning this Wednesday, October 1, through October 15, students or recent graduates of advanced degree programs can apply to be Presidential management fellows.Rewarding Innovation, Leadership and Servicehttps://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2014/9/24/Rewarding-Innovation-Leadership-and-Service2014-09-24T00:00:00-04:00It’s always exciting when the great work by our OPM team gets recognized. Our Human Resource Solutions division – the group that provides high quality human capital services, support, and training for so many of our Federal partners – and our Senior Executive Services and Performance Management division – the group that manages the overall Federal executive personnel program – were recently singled out by four organizations for their outstanding efforts.
Shaping the Future of Federal Leadershiphttp://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2014/9/23/Shaping-the-Future-of-Federal-Leadership/2014-09-23T00:00:00-04:00As I work with the President to build a world-class Federal management team, I have launched an important series of meetings that we are calling Thought Leader Talks. The three-part series is bringing together inspired and innovative leaders from a wide array of sectors.A Legacy of Accomplishment and Service http://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2014/9/19/A-Legacy-of-Accomplishment-and-Service/2014-09-19T00:00:00-04:00Until October 15, we are celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month. The Latino community has given us so many traditions, so much culture and history, and also countless achievements, particularly when it comes to serving our great country. Call for Presentations: Virtual HR Training Conference 2015http://www.opm.gov/services-for-agencies/news/2014/9/call-for-presentations-virtual-hr-training-conference-2015/2014-09-17T00:00:00-04:00The U.S. Office of Personnel Management and the Chief Human Capital Officers Council are teaming to deliver a Virtual HR Training Conference in February 2015. We are seeking presentations for the conference in the five topical areas. Deadline to submit your proposal is September 26.OPM Launches the 2014 Combined Federal Campaign with Universal Giving/news/releases/2014/09/opm-launches-the-2014-combined-federal-campaign-with-universal-giving/2014-09-10T00:00:00-04:00Washington, D.OPM Issues Final Regulations on Flag Recognition Benefit for Fallen Civilian Employees/news/releases/2014/09/opm-issues-final-regulations-on-flag-recognition-benefit-for-fallen-civilian-employees/2014-09-09T00:00:00-04:00Washington, DC – The U.ADVISORY; PRESS CALL: Director Archuleta to discuss 2014 Combined Federal Campaign/news/releases/2014/09/advisory-press-call-director-archuleta-to-discuss-2014-combined-federal-campaign/2014-09-09T00:00:00-04:00Washington, DC – On September 10, U.Join Us and Get Prepared http://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2014/9/5/Join-Us-and-Get-Prepared/2014-09-05T00:00:00-04:00Did you know that September is National Preparedness Month? Over the next several weeks, the nation will join together to learn the best ways to prepare for disasters and emergencies, particularly those close to home. Remarks of OPM Director Katherine Archuletahttp://www.opm.gov/news/speeches-remarks/association-for-talent-development/2014-09-03T00:00:00-04:00View remarks given by OPM Director Katherine Archuleta at the Government Workforce: Learning Innovations Conference before the Association for Talent Development.Why Workplace Flexibilities Work for Governmenthttp://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2014/8/30/Why-Workplace-Flexibilities-Work-for-Government/2014-08-30T00:00:00-04:00As we begin this year’s Labor Day celebration, I want to take a minute to thank each and every member of our Federal family for your hard work and for the excellent service you provide the American people.Update to the OPM Alert Mobile Apphttp://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2014/8/28/Update-to-the-OPM-Alert-Mobile-App/2014-08-28T00:00:00-04:00Last May, OPM launched the OPM Alert mobile app that allows users to find out in a moment’s notice if the status of the Federal government in the Washington, DC area changes. The app has been downloaded more than 240,000 times.Help Us Help USAJOBShttp://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2014/8/26/Help-Us-Help-USAJOBS/2014-08-26T00:00:00-04:00One request I get each time I talk with students, teachers, Federal employees and community leaders is: Please make USAJOBS easier to use. I’ve heard you.OPM Issues Final Rule on Phased Retirement/news/releases/2014/08/opm-issues-final-rule-on-phased-retirement/2014-08-07T00:00:00-04:00Washington, DC –Today, the U.Remarks of OPM Director Katherine Archuleta/news/speeches-remarks/commencement-at-florida-international-university/2014-08-04T00:00:00-04:00View commencement remarks given by OPM Director Katherine Archuleta at Florida International University in Miami, Florida.Ready for the Motorcadeshttps://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2014/8/4/Ready-for-the-Motorcades/2014-08-04T00:00:00-04:00Dozens of motorcades will be going through the Federal city on Tuesday and Wednesday as the President hosts the United States-Africa Leaders Summit. This gathering is expected to be the largest event any U.S. President has ever held with the heads of state and government leaders from Africa.SBA Gives OPM an 'A'https://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2014/8/1/SBA-Gives-OPM-an-A/2014-08-01T00:00:00-04:00I want to share some good news. OPM has been recognized by the Small Business Administration with a rating of “A+” on its Small Business Scorecard for its success in contracting with small businesses. This is the first year OPM has received an “A+” score.