The Federal Times benefits guide will provide new and longtime federal employees with a single source for understanding their pay, insurance and retirement options. The guide will provide up-to-date information on pay raises, health insurance rates, retirement policy and educational partnerships designed especially for federal employees. Interactive graphics and links to official government documents will ensure that feds have a comprehensive resource to answer questions about their employment.
The Pentagon and Silicon Valley need to team up. Ignoring the role of institutional venture capital in identifying, supporting, and scaling the most promising commercial technology firms is at best inefficient and at worst it is grossly irresponsible.
The Omnibus IV contract addresses four market segments that companies could be selected to provide services to the DoD: research and development; R&D support services; regulatory processes; and translational science and support services.
The federal budget proposal unveiled by the White House in March included an average pay increase of 4.6% for civilian federal workers, matching a planned military pay raise. Historically, with pay lagging in the federal sector, other factors including steady opportunities, competitive benefits and hybrid work to retain talent.
People who have served in the military or worked for the federal government may have a slightly easier time navigating the language used in federal contracting. But it varies even across departments, so everyone needs to build in time for learning.