Federal Employee News

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Federal workers would get a 3.3% pay increase under legislation

Article Title: Proposed Bill Would Give Federal Employees a 3.3% Raise

Snippet of Article: "...Federal workers would get a 3.3% pay increase under legislation proposed today by Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA). Connolly said that federal workers deserve a fair raise ..."

Source: www.fedsmith.com

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Army sends fake email warning of a security breach in federal retirement plans

Article Title: Gone phishing: Army uses Thrift Savings Plan in fake e-mail to test cybersecurity awareness

Snippet of Article: "...An ominous e-mail message landed in the inboxes of a small group of U.S. Army employees last month, warning of a security breach in their federal retirement plans and urging them to log in and check their accounts...."

Source: www.washingtonpost.com phishing, Thrift Savings Plan

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

For Official Use Only: Adobe unsolicited mailing

Article Title: Adobe’s Gift of Solar Phone Chargers Prompts a Pentagon Inquiry

Snippet of Article: "...The Navy Criminal Investigative Service is looking into the unsolicited mailing last month of the devices by Adobe, the largest maker of graphic-design programs, to about 100 defense workers as gifts, according to an Army memo labeled “For Official Use Only.” ..."

Source: www.businessweek.com

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

USAJOBS mobile app - official app for searching for federal employment on USAJOBS


Article Title: USAJOBS mobile app - official app for searching for federal employment on USAJOBS

USAJOBS App
USAJOBS App
Snippet of Article: "...App users can search jobs, track application status and connect to USAJOBS social media pages while away from their computers. This app..."
Source: Android and iPhone Apps and News USAJOBS mobile app, USAJOBS.GOV,