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New cyber detail opportunities open for current federal employees

The Trump administration announced 10 cybersecurity detail opportunities, which are designed to give current federal employees, including the graduates…

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Absent civil service reform, agencies scoring small wins on workforce challenges

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Reskilling and upskilling offer opportunities and challenges for agencies and employees

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Biggest hurdle for RPA? Weichert says ‘human-technology divide’ proves challenging

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FILE - In this June 22, 2012 file photo, a smoker extinguishes a cigarette in an ash tray in Sacramento, Calif. If you quit smoking and gain weight, it may seem like you’re trading one set of health problems for another. But a new U.S. study released on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018 finds you’re still better off in the long run. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

VA extends smoking ban to employees, irking union

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Veterans Affairs Department’s smoking ban at medical facilities now extends to its employees, something their union is…

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After successful first cohort, CIO Council looking to expand, sustain cyber reskilling academy

The first cohort of the Cybersecurity Reskilling Academy has helped the administration identify some promising successes and some tough challenges, which…

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Trump administration takes another baby step to advance OPM-GSA merger

The Trump administration is taking another small step to shift functions at the Office of Personnel Management to the General Services Administration.

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