Security clearance background checks should take three days, Rep. Will Hurd says

“I never thought I would have to work on such a basic issue as this," the Texas Republican says about the federal security clearance process, which is still working on a large backlog of applications.

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Ideas highlight the importance of developing a cybersecurity workforce, and using data for more effective governance.

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Civil service staffing for IT positions declined 6.3% through May 2018, according to an Office of Inspector General report.

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Response to the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act deadline is a mixed bag.

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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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The nominee said during a Senate confirmation hearing that he plans to continue his work promoting the U.S. as the world's leader in innovation.

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The simulation also included officials from throughout the U.S. government and from allied partners to emphasize stronger coordination.

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OMB recently published a memo with deadlines, qualification requirements and more.

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Streamlined Critical Pay gives the IRS the authority to quickly hire up to 40 people at a time, and pay higher base salaries to these hires.

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The memo gives agencies the go-ahead to add the parenthetical (Data Scientist) next to the official title for a variety of job listings.

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Attention-grabbing guests like Kim Kardashian West were the focus last week when President Trump announced his “second chance hiring” initiative for former prison inmates, but now government agencies are getting in on the action. The government’s official federal hiring platform, USAJobs.gov, is preparing for its role in an initiative that is otherwise focused primarily on encouraging private sector companies

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