If you are an aspiring SES, you should read this new Executive Order – https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2015/12/15/executive-order-strengthening-senior-executive-service.
Agencies have four specific requirements under a new executive order President Barack Obama signed Tuesday:
- Streamline the SES hiring process
- Develop plans to rotate employees through different departments, agencies, subcomponents and functional areas
- Increase spending on performance awards
- Increase the initial basic pay rate for SES, senior level (SL) and scientific and professional positions.