Tags Office of Personnel Management

Data community asks OMB to remember data funding in fiscal 2022

by Dave Nyczepir

Reissuing a national data strategy, launching a national secure data service and giving chief data officers $50 million also made the Data Coalition's open letter.

USDS pilot to hire data scientists at 10 agencies closed in less than 2 days

by Dave Nyczepir

The agencies plan to use subject matter expert-led assessments to determine if applicants qualify for the positions.

White House pushes civilian agencies to use trustworthy AI in new executive order

by Jackson Barnett

The order borrows heavily from principles already established by the defense and intelligence communities, extending them to those outside the national security space.

AI Caucus could help generate support for much-needed legislation

by Dave Nyczepir

Rep. Jerry McNerney believes educating Congress could pave the way for bills like his AI in Government Act of 2020.

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

by Billy Mitchell

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.

Where is the 2020 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey?

by Billy Mitchell

In a letter to OPM's acting director, Rep. Gerry Connolly presses for answers on why the annual federal employee survey is missing in action.

White House prioritizes skills-based federal hiring in executive order

by Billy Mitchell

The order will allow agencies to vet "candidates using assessment methods that more directly determine whether job seekers possess the knowledge, skills and abilities to do the job they're applying for," said Michael Rigas.

OPM details its return from maximum telework in guide

by Dave Nyczepir

Telework remains encouraged in phases 1 and 2 of facility reopenings.

As DCSA surpasses background investigation goal, is Trusted Workforce 2.5 likely?

by Dave Nyczepir

The Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency set a goal in December to reach a “steady target state” of 200,000 cases pending.

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