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Lawmakers look to extend federal telework as coronavirus cases rise

by Dave Nyczepir

The proposed Senate bill would require telework where possible while granting agency heads the flexibility to sanction in-person work when necessary.

Hurd and Kelly propose new workforce AI strategy

by Jackson Barnett

Reps. Hurd and Kelly published an AI workforce white paper a year in the making that recommends a "re-imagining" of education to be a life-long pursuit to close the AI skills gap.

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.

With workforce in mind, bipartisan bill proposes incentives for cybersecurity education, and more

by Shannon Vavra

The HACKED Act is the work of the top Republicans and Democrats on the Senate Commerce Committee.

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

by Shannon Vavra

“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.

U.S. CTO nominee Kratsios: Workforce development ‘at the heart of everything we do’

by Billy Mitchell

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.

CompTIA, White House promise 625,000 worker certifications by 2024

by Dave Nyczepir

The trade association and the Trump administration say they want to improve the skills of hundreds of thousands of IT workers nationwide.

Agencies get guidance on how to pick a CDO, and more

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier

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

White House celebrates ‘outstanding’ employees with Gears of Government awards

by Billy Mitchell

The White House recognized 24 federal employees at seven agencies Monday with the President’s Gears of Government Award. Developed in 2018 by the Office of Management and Budget, the awards recognize federal employees “whose performance and dedication support exceptional delivery of key outcomes for the American people: mission results, customer service, and accountable stewardship,” according to

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