In today’s Federal Newscast, given the acute and ongoing shortage of cybersecurity talent, government officials are starting to think about hiring on skill, rather than specific degree.
Chief human capital officers at two of the largest federal agencies had a clear message for Congress: Don’t give us any more hiring authorities.
Angela Bailey joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin in studio for a wide ranging interview on HR at the Department of Homeland Security.
Congress didn’t send a sweeping civil service modernization package to the president’s desk this year, but winners of this year’s Presidential Rank Awards have some ideas on where they can start on their own.
Agencies have also said they’re beginning to evolve and mature their views on how they can improve employee engagement.
The Trump administration has been busy putting the pieces in place for hiring process improvements and reskilling initiatives.
The National Academy of Public Administration said that every day spent dwelling on the minor challenges with the existing federal personnel system is another day spent falling further behind.
DHS has no trouble attracting job applications and in some ways it has too many. But Chief Human Capital Officer Angela Bailey is working to change where and how the agency recruits.
The success of the new President’s Management Agenda hinges on the Trump administration’s ability to modernize the federal workforce, the Office of Management and Budget says.
What can agencies do to move beyond the “post and pray” approach and develop strategies that are proactive, strategic and data driven?