Tags Office of Personnel Management

USAJOBS aims to provide applicants with better job updates

by Dave Nyczepir

Federal employment is competitive, so the program will make its process more transparent.

OPM looks to expand modernized USA Staffing program in 2020

by Dave Nyczepir

USA Staffing plans to launch new integrations with DHS's E-Verify and the Pentagon's forthcoming National Background Investigations System in 2020.

Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey results are out, but will agencies use the data?

by Dave Nyczepir

Among survey respondents, 48 percent reported reduced customer service during the partial government shutdown.

Delays in security clearances hit IT vendors in capital region the hardest, report says

by Joe Warminsky

The backlog of background checks — typically more than 200 days for most new hires who need a clearance — has ripple effects throughout the region, according to the Greater Washington Partnership.

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

by Dave Nyczepir

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

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

USDA unveils program to develop next generation of CIOs, CISOs

by Dave Nyczepir

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

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.

New OPM memo on hiring for data science skills: Just add (Data Scientist)

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier

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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