direct hire authority

FILE - In this May 14, 2013, file photo, the Department of Justice headquarters building in Washington is photographed early in the morning. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)

It’s not just the private sector — agencies are competing with each other for cyber talent

OPM wants to level the playing field for agencies trying to recruit and retain cybersecurity specialists.

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Jeff Neal

Administrative changes are the first step in civil service modernization

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Agencies relying more often on direct hire authorities to compete for talent, MSPB says

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U.S. Navynavy, sailors, recruits, graduates

Fast-track hiring authorities taking hold in DoD’s maintenance depots

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Agencies no longer have to wait on OPM for certain direct-hire authorities

The Office of Personnel Management is giving agency heads the flexibility to decide whether they need direct-hire authority to fill certain IT positions…

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OPM wants to let agency leaders administer direct hire authorities

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management is changing regulations on direct hire authorities.

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Margaret Weichert, OPM

OPM announces first batch of civil service changes, ‘more to come’

The Office of Personnel Management said it will soon sign off two separate direct-hire authorities and will begin initial steps to develop a special occupational pay and classification system.

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