Lawmakers push intelligence community to speed up hiring timelines

It’s no secret that it takes a long time to get hired by an intelligence agency. But Congress is now looking for details from agencies on exactly how long it takes to bring in new employees, as well as a plan for improving those timelines.The compromise fiscal 2023 National Defense Authorization Act released this week would require the director of national intelligence to send lawmakers a report on the time it takes onboard personnel in the intelligence community.