OPM director: Skills-based hiring will be ‘particularly helpful’ for recruiting cyber talent

Michael Rigas said a recent executive order opens a major door for agencies to recruit and interview talented professionals who obtained their skills outside of school.

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How the DOD is preparing the military services for CMMC

by • 5 days ago

While the private sector has been gearing up for CMMC, the DOD still has a lot of work to do internally with its contracting officers.

Army piloting new talent management pipelines to guarantee career paths

by • 1 week ago

The Army wants to retain its talented officers. So it's letting them have more predictability in their careers to keep them in uniform.

NSA launches open source training platform for apps, development

by • 2 weeks ago

The new tool, called SkillTree, was developed for training NSA employees on complex applications as well as software development, but it is available for adaptation by the public.

White House flags 20 technologies for agencies to promote and protect

by • 2 weeks ago

A new strategy aims to align federal efforts as the U.S. competes with China and other nations in fields like AI, quantum and 5G.

USAJOBS to make 4 recommended updates to user experience

by • 2 weeks ago

Document uploads, search enhancements and status updates on all announcements are coming to the website.

DHS is rebalancing cyber support contracts

by • 2 weeks ago

The Department of Homeland Security wants to ensure its workforce has the skills needed to respond to evolving threats.

Security concerns have agencies reaching a tipping point toward managed services

by • 3 weeks ago

The breadth of IT and cybersecurity challenges, along with a critical shortage of talent, make managed and professional services a compelling option for federal IT departments.

JAIC gets new director after Senate confirmation

by • 3 weeks ago

Lt. Gen. Michael Groen's confirmation comes with a promotion to major general. He'll have important oversight of how the Pentagon fields AI technologies.

Why professional and managed security services make increasing economic sense for the public sector

by • 4 weeks ago

The growing complexity of IT systems and a shortage of talent make managed and professional services a smart choice for enterprise IT operations.

Remote workers could reduce federal IT skills deficit

by • 1 month ago

New research from FedScoop and WorkScoop highlights need for greater federal IT workforce development planning to address growing concerns over skills gaps.

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