Federal Employee News

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Digitizing the Federal Register

Article Title: Digitizing the Federal Register

Snippet of Article: "...We’re excited to announce that we will be digitizing the remaining Federal Register collection from 1936 to 1994 in the coming months! In partnership with the Government Publishing Office (GPO), the collection will be processed by decade, beginning with 1990-1994. The digital collection will be released in stages as each decade is digitized. This will allow for a gradual release of the collection’s 1,778,521 pages of content. The digital output will be..."

Source: Federal Register www.federalregister.gov

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Here’s How OPM Is Telling Hacked Feds Their Data Was Stolen

Article Title: Here’s How OPM Is Telling Hacked Feds Their Data Was Stolen

Snippet of Article: "..."If you applied for a position or submitted a background investigation form, the information in our records may include your name, Social Security number, address, date and place of birth, residency, educational, and employment history. personal foreign travel history, information about immediate family as well as business and personal acquaintances, and other information used to conduct and adjudicate your background investigation. If your information was listed on a background investigation form by a spouse, or co-habitant, the information in our records may include your name, Social Security number, address, date and place of birth, and in some cases, your citizenship information." The message to people whose biometrics were stolen is more specific: "Since you applied for a position or submitted a background investigation form... Our records also indicate your fingerprints were likely compromised during the cyber intrusion."..."

Source: www.nextgov.com

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Occupational Outlook Handbook


Article Title: Occupational Outlook Handbook

Occupational Outlook Handbook
Snippet of Article: "...This is a guide to career information about hundreds of occupations..."
Source: www.bls.gov