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Administrator Criswell taking ‘deep dive’ analysis for FEMA’s future staffing model

FEMA looks to add more support for its reservist workforce, as the agency faces staffing shortages and disasters become increasingly frequent.

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Current, former Hill staffers say centralized authority needed to modernize Congress

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For OPM’s Ahuja, ‘strong human capital leadership’ crucial to federal workforce reform

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Army Guard troops risk dismissal as vaccine deadline looms

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Federal News Network's Zero Trust Exchange now available on demand

In a three-day event June 21-23, Federal News Network took a deep dive into what agencies are really trying to achieve in zero trust, and what they've accomplished thus far.

Catch up now on any sessions you might have missed!

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CISA advisors recommend agency cut onboarding time to 90 days

CISA’s Cybersecurity Advisory Committee is out with its initial recommendations, including plenty of ideas for how the agency can streamline and speed up hiring.

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Meet the small team that handles the Air Force's radioactive waste

The Air Force Radioactive Recycling and Disposal Team handles low-level radioactive recycling and low-level mixed waste management in the Air Force and provides radioactive material recycling for the entire Defense Department.

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USCIS sets ambitious hiring, processing goals to shrink massive immigration case backlog

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ backlog has nearly 5.2 million cases and approximately 8.5 million cases are pending, according the agency’s Ombudsman Phyllis Coven.

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Zero Trust Cyber Exchange: Forescout’s Tim Jones on bringing teams together

The federal zero trust strategy is clear: Implementing the new architecture is not solely the job of CISOs and sysadmins. It will require a cross-discipline team, explains Tim Jones of Forescout Technologies at the Zero Trust Cyber Exchange.

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Agencies need customer experience 'quarterback' and scorecard to track progress, experts say

The Biden administration is calling on agencies to improve customer experience across government, but former federal officials say a chief customer officer and scorecard are needed to track and encourage progress.

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Navy's data-driven approach to sustainment finds huge room for improvement in ship maintenance

There are a lot of reasons behind maintenance delays in the Navy’s shipyards. But one, only recently uncovered, is that most of the supplies artisans need to do their jobs aren’t on hand when the work starts.

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Under infrastructure law, federal firefighters to see increase in pay

Agencies hope to resolve growing recruitment and retention challenges for federal firefighters with a pay raise and new guidance for career paths.

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Some things to think about during Post Traumatic Stress Disorder awareness month

June is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month. And according to our next guest managing the risk factors stemming from military-connected PTSD, it isn’t just a job for the defense department or the V.A. Sometimes, it takes a village

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Defense News

Meet the small team that handles the Air Force’s radioactive waste

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Army Guard troops risk dismissal as vaccine deadline looms

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Navy’s data-driven approach to sustainment finds huge room for improvement in ship maintenance

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Pay & Benefits

Under infrastructure law, federal firefighters to see increase in pay

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Technology

Current, former Hill staffers say centralized authority needed to modernize Congress

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Agencies are on the clock for zero trust; a tailored SSE strategy can help

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Workforce

Current, former Hill staffers say centralized authority needed to modernize Congress

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Meet the small team that handles the Air Force’s radioactive waste

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DOJ preparing guidance for agencies who provide reproductive care after Dobbs v. Jackson decision

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