STEM

Congress wants to give DOD a top IT workforce recruitment official

by Jackson Barnett • 1 month ago

The House and Senate are each proposing a new assistant secretary (or higher) position to boost recruitment of a digital workforce in the DOD.

Weichert unveils federal IT, cyber direct hire authority days into OPM tenure

by Carten Cordell • 9 months ago

The new acting director unveiled the agency’s plans to offer direct hire authority for IT, cybersecurity and STEM jobs within the federal government during a Thursday media roundtable.

OPM will survey agencies for STEM, cybersecurity direct hire authority

by Carten Cordell • 1 year ago

The office is moving forward with its plans to provide direct hire authority for in-demand technology jobs, and it’s asking federal agencies for help.

OPM’s Pon wants broad direct-hire authority for STEM, cybersecurity jobs

by Carten Cordell • 1 year ago

The OPM director said he hoped to infuse agencies with more flexibility to attain top technology talent.

Obama’s TechHire initiative adds 20 new cities

by Colin Wood • 3 years ago

As President-elect Donald Trump fights to keep jobs at large employers like Carrier Corp. based in the U.S., President Barack Obama is pushing one of his key jobs initiatives — TechHire.

Senate Commerce Committee approves technology research policy bill

by Samantha Ehlinger • 3 years ago

The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation approved a bipartisan bill Wednesday designed to streamline science and technology research and development.

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