Cyber reskilling academy

Karen Evans and Daniel Chenok, National Academy of Public Administration, NAPA

DHS asked for advice on the cyber workforce, and it certainly got some

If cybersecurity is one of the nation’s most potent threats, the answer is as much a talent question as technology.

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Office of Personnel ManagementOPM reorg

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

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BLM employees given timeline to decide on relocation plans

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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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AFGE: We’d rather fight than quit, and other mysteries

The government management ranks aren’t totally at odds with their employees.

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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 federal Chief Information Officer Suzette Kent said will inform future iterations of the program and other training initiatives.

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