Office of Personnel Management (OPM)
USAJOBS aims to provide applicants with better job updates
Federal employment is competitive, so the program will make its process more transparent.
OPM looks to expand modernized USA Staffing program in 2020
USA Staffing plans to launch new integrations with DHS's E-Verify and the Pentagon's forthcoming National Background Investigations System in 2020.
Centers of Excellence program issues two new RFIs for OPM modernization
The group is working to modernize OPM's Federal Annuity Claims Expert System (FACES) with a new web app and calculator.
Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey results are out, but will agencies use the data?
Among survey respondents, 48 percent reported reduced customer service during the partial government shutdown.
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.
USDS wants to fix the ‘black hole’ USAJOBS with alternative hiring assessment
The U.S. Digital Service recently piloted pass-fail assessments of applicants against IT job requirements at the Department of Health and Human Services and National Park Service.