federal hiring freeze
State Department saw ‘significant’ IT staffing reductions during federal hiring freeze
Civil service staffing for IT positions declined 6.3% through May 2018, according to an Office of Inspector General report.
OMB’s plan for government reform: Business as usual for IT
The Office of Management and Budget ended the governmentwide hiring freeze Wednesday with the release of new guidance, a "comprehensive plan for reforming the federal government and reducing the federal civilian workforce."