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OPM

or the office of personnel management is an organization that manages the records of of federal employees including but not restricted to all the retirement applications and processes.

Mistakes People Make While Picking the Best Date to Retire

This article explains the top four mistakes people make when picking the best date to retire and offers insights on how can you avoid those mistakes.

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Agencies Relying on only a few Hiring Authorities for the Recruitment of Federal Employees

A new report by GAO has established the fact that the agencies are making less use of all the hiring authorities when seeking new federal employees.

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Avoid Thrift Savings Plan Withdrawal Penalties

Federal Employees can be subject to a 10 percent Thrift Savings Plan withdrawal penalties if they wish to access their funds prior to 59 1/2 years

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Federal Employee Benefits and Early Federal Retirement

Why do Federal Employees Elect Early Federal Retirement and Sacrifice Some Federal Employee Benefits and what happens to those benefits?

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Federal Employees Spill the names of best Employee Engagement Agencies in the FEVS Survey

The result of the FEVS survey conducted on federal employees is out. It states that the employee engagement level has improved more in small agencies.

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Federal Employees May not have to Wait Long for Security Clearance in the Future

A recent report says that federal employees may not have to wait long for security clearance in the future. The OPM is working hard to ensure that a new system is put in place that…

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Cheaper Law School is added to Federal Employee Benefits

Cheaper law school is added to federal employee benefits. It is good news for federal nonlawyers and practitioners who were seeking a good discount.

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OPM Looking to Update Retirement and Benefits IT Systems

OPM is seeking methods to update its Retirement and Benefits IT Systems so that the retirement benefits backlog can be reduced.

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OPM is seeking Nominations for the Civil Service Awards Program

OPM has sent a memo to all the federal agencies to seek nominations for the civil service awards program. The submissions must be done by January 6.

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Senior Executive Service Hiring to be stopped by OPM

OPM has announced that it will cease the hiring of some Senior Executive Service members. It happens every time during a presidential transition.

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Federal Employees of DC area to get an off on Inauguration Day

OPM has recently announced that some federal employees in the DC area will get a holiday on the occasion of Inauguration Day on January 20, 2017.

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Federal Employees to get Better Awards for Good Performance

OPM and OMB have recently announced that the amount of awards given to federal employees for demonstrating exceptional performance has been increased.

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OPM shares Federal Employees Benefits Survey Results

OPM has shared the results of the federal employees’ benefits survey conducted a few months back. There have been improvements in many responses.

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OPM Says More Federal Employees Teleworked in 2015

OPM shared that the number of federal employees using telework has improved but there is a scope for improvements that need to be made by agencies.

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What Happened to the OPM’s Efforts to Hire Hispanic Federal Employees?

A report has highlighted that OPM has made some progress in hiring more Hispanic federal employees due to many efforts made in this regard.

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OPM’s Pending Retirement Benefits Claims Grow Again

OPM has failed to keep up with processing the retirement benefits claims of the people as it processed fewer claims in October than September.

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OPM’s Guidelines for Federal Employees on Election Day

OPM has decided to come clear on the leave and absence from work provision of federal employees on the Election Day that’s approaching soon.

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OPM Bats for Better Work-Life Balance of Federal Employees

OPM is taking initiatives to help federal employees in improving their work-life balance because it leads to better engagement and productivity.

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Agencies Making Loads of Mistakes While Preparing Retirement Applications

A committee has highlighted that many of the government agencies are making a lot of mistakes while preparing retirement applications. It suggests that OPM should guide the agencies in this regard and the agencies should…

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GAO Lists Benefits of Federal Employees Telework

GAO has revealed the key benefits of the telework option offered to the federal employees and stressed on the need to get data on its cost savings.

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