How to get more young people involved in civic tech, according to young people
A panel of Coding it Forward's summer 2019 Civic Digital Fellows reflected on this question at the program's demo day.
DHS ‘blew up’ its hiring system for cybersecurity talent
The new process will offer market-sensitive pay across the board and enable the department to make job offers more quickly, such as at tech conferences.
Taxpayer First Act reinstates streamlined IT hiring at the IRS
Streamlined Critical Pay gives the IRS the authority to quickly hire up to 40 people at a time, and pay higher base salaries to these hires.
New OPM memo on hiring for data science skills: Just add (Data Scientist)
The memo gives agencies the go-ahead to add the parenthetical (Data Scientist) next to the official title for a variety of job listings.
OPM reorg requires shift in agencies’ hiring strategies
Cybersecurity and information technology skills should be planned for 15 years out, and they're not the only ones, says one Government Accountability Office official.
USAJobs.gov preps special ‘guidance’ as part of Trump’s ‘second chance hiring’ initiative
The initiative, which is focused primarily on encouraging private sector companies to hire ex-offenders, also extends to federal hiring.