OPM's parting leader warns against hiring freezes

The parting leader of the Office of Personnel Management leaves her post with some advice for the incoming administration on developing new policies for the federal workforce, the Washington Post reports.

In an exit interview with the Washington Post, Acting OPM Director Beth Cobert warned against policies proposed by President-elect Donald Trump’s administration that include broad hiring freezes and changes to civil service due-process rights.

She also urged that federal managers confront unconscious bias in their hiring and promotion practices, according to the report.

Reader comments

Wed, Aug 9, 2017

And taking off days they didn't have and shopping online as well as sucking their thumbs while working having a pleasure time during nothing but communicating with their loved ones and long lunch breaks the list goes on and on while they enjoy higher grades as they suppose to do what they take the oath for!

Fri, Jul 14, 2017

There should be hiring freezes Where I worked there was employees drawing pictures and watching videos.

Sun, Jan 29, 2017

Wise advice

Fri, Jan 20, 2017 DR Dwight Sanders Se Ohio


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