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CHCO Council Bulletin for Week Ending 1/27/2012

Friday, January 27, 2012
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Kathryn M. Medina, Executive Director, Chief Human Capital Officer Council
CHCO Council Bulletin for Week Ending 1/27/2012



Bulletin Announcements for week ending January 27, 2012 

CALENDAR OF EVENTS – All Calendar Items can be found on


Next Full Council Meeting

February 14th (10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)

Executive Conference Room, 5th Floor, OPM


Next Deputy Council Meeting

March 22nd (10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)

Pendleton Room, 5th Floor, OPM


Next Academy Session

April 12th (11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.)

Pendleton Room, 5th Floor, OPM


For the full 2012 CHCO Council Calendar Click here





Diversity & Inclusion Webinar and 2 day training


OPM’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion is providing two types of training opportunities to assist Federal agencies with the development and submission of their Agency-Specific Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plans.


A 2 day workshop designed for participants who desire a more in-depth and comprehensive exposure to the steps and actions Federal agencies need to take.


Date: February 1- 2, 2012.


Location: Department of Interior, South Interior Building, 1951 Constitution Ave., NW, Washington DC  (in the main auditorium)


Topics include The 3 Working Together, Barrier Analysis, Business Case Innovation, Strategic Plan Development, Creating and Re-energizing D & I Councils, Creating Metrics, and Best Practices


Click here for more information.


Making Smart Cuts: Building, Shaping and Sustaining the Workforce of the Future


Speakers for the Strategic Leadership Session include:


Director Berry, Director, Office of Personnel Management

Max Stier, President and CEO, Partnership for Public Service

Ron Sanders, Senior Executive Advisor and Fellow, Booz Allen Hamilton

Sean O’Keefe, Chairman and CEO, EADS North America


OPM will also hold a session showcasing agency best practices, tools and techniques focusing on workforce planning and change.


Date: Wednesday, February 15, 2012

9:00 AM to 4:00 PM


Location: The Partnership for Public Service

1100 New York Avenue, NW

Suite 200 East

Washington, DC



HR University’s home page got a refresh!

Take a look at and let us know what you think!


Reminder to all agencies: Don’t forget to have your CLO or training coordinator share courses on  HRU!



IN CASE YOU MISSED IT….(OPM Memos can be found here)



Memo – 2012 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey - Employees Influencing Change



Memo – Updated Telework Training Modules for Agencies




Agencies can send Job Announcements for HR/SES Positions – Send to



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