What's New2014-09-10T00:00:00-04:00U.S. Office of Personnel Managementhttp://email@example.com://www1.opm.gov/rss/whats-new/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.Remarks of OPM Director Katherine Archuleta/news/speeches-remarks/national-gay-and-lesbian-chamber-of-commerce/2014-07-31T00:00:00-04:00View remarks given by OPM Director Katherine Archuleta at the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce in Las Vegas, Nevada.Remarks of OPM Director Katherine Archuleta/news/speeches-remarks/blacks-in-government-national-training-instituteclosing-plenary/2014-07-31T00:00:00-04:00View remarks given by OPM Director Katherine Archuleta at the Blacks in Government National Training Institute/Closing Plenary in Las Vegas, Nevada.OPM strongly recommends telework & other workplace flexibilities August 5-6 in the Washington DC Areahttp://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/worklife/news/2014/7/opm-strongly-recommends-telework-other-workplace-flexibilities-august-5-6-in-the-washington-dc-area/2014-07-28T00:00:00-04:00On Monday, August 4 through Wednesday, August 6, 2014, President Obama will welcome leaders from across the African continent to Washington, DC, for the 2014 United States-Africa Leaders Summit (Summit).Remarks of OPM Director Katherine Archuleta/news/speeches-remarks/next-generation-of-government-training-summit/2014-07-25T00:00:00-04:00View remarks given by OPM Director Katherine Archuleta at the Next Generation of Government Training Summit in Arlington, Virginia.A Day in the Life: Matthew and Meganhttp://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2014/7/25/A-Day-in-the-Life-Matthew-and-Megan/2014-07-25T00:00:00-04:00Putting yourself in someone else’s shoes is a great way to really learn what they do every day, and how we can make their lives better. I joined the President’s “Day in the Life” effort. Throughout the summer, senior administrators are traveling the country speaking with -- and learning from -- the people we work for every day.
2014 Sustainability/Energy Scorecard/sustainability/2014-scorecard.pdf2014-07-25T00:00:00-04:00The Sustainability and Energy Scorecard, issued annually by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), rates agency performance in achieving Federal environmental goals. In FY 2013, OPM made progress in each goal area, including reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, building energy intensity, water intensity, and fleet petroleum.A Present on the ADA's Birthdayhttp://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2014/7/21/A-Present-on-the-ADAs-Birthday/2014-07-21T00:00:00-04:00This Saturday, July 26, marks the 24th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, a day for us to celebrate the tremendous contributions of people with disabilities to our country.OPM Releases UnlockTalent.gov Dashboard/news/releases/2014/07/opm-releases-unlocktalentgov-dashboard/2014-07-15T00:00:00-04:00
Washington, DC - The U.Federally Employed Women Leadership Summit/news/speeches-remarks/federally-employed-women-leadership-summit/2014-07-11T00:00:00-04:00Hello women in Federal Government! What a great event. Congratulations Federally Employed Women on 45 years of providing excellent leadership training for women. I am so happy to be here to help you celebrate.Continuing the Work of our Founding Fathershttp://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2014/7/3/Continuing-the-Work-of-our-Founding-Fathers/2014-07-03T00:00:00-04:00We all love to celebrate the Fourth of July. It is, after all, the birthday of our country. We grill, watch fireworks, and spend quality time with family and friends – what isn’t there to love? But as we celebrate the holiday and the gift of independence that our Founding Fathers gave us, I want to reflect for a moment on the gifts Americans have given us throughout history and continue to gift us every day.
Our Plan Behind the People and Culture Pillar of the President's Management Agendahttp://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2014/6/30/Our-Plan-Behind-the-People-and-Culture-Pillar-of-the-Presidents-Management-Agenda/2014-06-30T00:00:00-04:00From Katherine Archuleta, Director of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management and Jonathan McBride, Director of the Presidential Personnel Office. Through his Management Agenda, President Obama is committed to delivering a smarter, more innovative and more accountable government for the American people.
Millennials: Let's Talkhttp://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2014/6/27/Millennials-Lets-Talk/2014-06-27T00:00:00-04:00It’s no secret that we need more millennials in the Federal government. Currently only 7% of the workforce is under the age of 30. And this sought-after demographic is a constant topic of the national conversation – their habits, their vices, their skills. But instead of talking about them, I want to talk to them.Inspiration at the Working Families Summithttp://www.opm.gov/blogs/Director/2014/6/24/Inspiration-at-the-Working-Families-Summit/2014-06-24T00:00:00-04:00I was honored to speak at the White House Summit on Working Families. The conference, co-hosted by the Department of Labor and the Center for American Progress, brought together business and labor leaders, economists, policy makers, advocates and everyday citizens to discuss policy solutions that can make a real difference in the lives of working families and ensure America’s global competitiveness in the coming decades.