Office of Personnel Management (OPM)

USDS wants to fix the ‘black hole’ USAJOBS with alternative hiring assessment

by Dave Nyczepir • 3 hours ago

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.

OMB, OPM and agencies partner to create data scientist occupational series

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 day ago

It's part of a broader goal to increase data literacy throughout government.

Are agencies like Energy funding quantum technology wisely?

by Dave Nyczepir • 3 weeks ago

China is sitting on the encrypted data it exfiltrates, waiting for a quantum computer capable of cracking it. Post-quantum cryptography is one way to protect time-sensitive information, while some technologists are rooting for quantum key distribution.

Dale Cabaniss confirmed as OPM director

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 month ago

Nearly a year after Jeff Pon abruptly left, the office gets new official leadership.

USDA unveils program to develop next generation of CIOs, CISOs

by Dave Nyczepir • 3 months ago

The department is looking for current employees who have served in leadership roles and want to lead its information technology community.

DHS ‘blew up’ its hiring system for cybersecurity talent

by Dave Nyczepir • 3 months ago

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.

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