OPM makes competing for cybersecurity talent a priority

by • 5 days ago

The director recently signed off on "critical" pay increases for a couple of cyber positions to keep pace with other agencies.

DHS creates Cybersecurity Service similar to DOD’s Cyber Excepted Service

by • 3 months ago

DHS has established a system to hire cyber personnel in excepted service roles with their own qualification requirements and that are not subject to rules of traditional competitive service positions.

DDS 2.0: The Pentagon digital team’s journey from startup to full-fledged firefighter

by • 9 months ago

The DDS of today is not the one it was when it started in 2015. Its current leaders explore the evolution of the team in recent years.

Saving the federal cyber and AI workforce from obsolescence: How to attract and retain a new generation

by • 12 months ago

In an exclusive op-ed, CSET's Cindy Martinez explains why the federal government needs to focus on attracting Gen Z talent to fill critical skills gaps in cybersecurity and AI jobs.

White House prioritizes skills-based federal hiring in executive order

by • 1 year ago

The order will allow agencies to vet "candidates using assessment methods that more directly determine whether job seekers possess the knowledge, skills and abilities to do the job they're applying for," said Michael Rigas.

CIO Council report recommends improvements to federal IT hiring

by • 1 year ago

The report's top recommendation is to create a comprehensive special pay system for IT jobs across government.