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OPM cyber hiring proposal to ‘level playing field’ across agencies

Now that several agencies have special hiring authorities, a forthcoming proposal aims to bring ‘equity’ to the cyber recruiting landscape.

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Pentagon approves higher cyber pay for NSA, other defense intelligence agencies

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Under new plan, DOD aims to cut its cyber workforce vacancy rate in half by 2025

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Agencies to ‘remove barriers’ to cyber hiring under new workforce strategy

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DoD has a new plan to apply enterprise-wide talent management to its cyber workforce

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Congress greenlights expansion of Defense Department’s cyber workforce

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One potential job for the national cyber director? Fix the cyber workforce problem

An influential commission says one of Chris Inglis’s first big tasks could be taking on the shortage of cyber talent.

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Pentagon now using direct-hire authorities for a third of its cyber workforce

Congress has given DoD several tools to recruit and hire employees with cyber expertise. Recent statistics appear to show the Pentagon is beginning to…

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Cyber Excepted Service: Bolstering DoD’s cyber workforce

Leslie Weinstein, an Army Reserve officer and DoD policy consultant, explains why cyber excepted service can help the DoD attract and retain the best employees.

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