Job-coding issues may hinder DOD’s cyber workforce recruitment, IG says

by • 10 months ago

Due to issues coding civilian cybersecurity jobs, the DOD 'may be unable to accurately determine the skill set and size of its civilian cyber workforce,' says its IG.

Delays in security clearances hit IT vendors in capital region the hardest, report says

by • 3 years ago

The backlog of background checks — typically more than 200 days for most new hires who need a clearance — has ripple effects throughout the region, according to the Greater Washington Partnership.

DOD and VA jointly seek health records modernization director and deputy

by • 3 years ago

The two departments are trying to staff up their new joint office to lead the effort in modernizing health records.

Report: Government can’t quantify automation’s effect on the workforce, yet

by • 3 years ago

The Department of Labor needs new data collection methods tracking the issue, according to the Government Accountability Office.

OPM to delegate IT direct hire authority to agency heads

by • 4 years ago

OPM published a proposed regulation in the Federal Register that would give CFO Act agencies direct hire authority when there is a shortage in skilled IT workers.