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


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


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


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


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