The acting OPM director shares insight on how a recent executive order will simplify and liberalize open federal hiring practices.
The latest executive order from the Trump administration isn’t a panacea for improving the federal hiring process, human capital experts say. But the EO may help weed out the applicants who inflate their credentials and lack the skills truly needed to succeed on the job.
Under a new executive order from President Donald Trump, agencies must revise and update job classification and qualification standards, and they’ll be encouraged to prioritize skills-based assessments over a college degree when vetting and evaluating potential hires.
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.
The U.S. Census Bureau is kicking off a campaign to recruit and hire as many as 500,000 temporary workers to help with the largest head count in U.S. history next spring.
U.S. Cyber Command said the new Cyber Excepted Service has cut its time-to-hire by 60 percent. But so far, DoD has only used the new personnel system for a few hundred positions.
What can you do to increase your chances of landing a job in the federal government? Find out when Mike Bruni, talent acquisition manager at KeyW Corporation, joins host Derrick Dortch on this week’s Fed Access.
During an AFFIRM panel discussion Thursday, several women in federal technology management positions called on hiring officials to help broaden the diversity of the federal workforce
The federal hiring process is a disaster and the only way to fix it is to rebuild it, based on a foundation of merit, says former DHS chief human capital officer Jeff Neal.
Why is the federal hiring process so bad? And what would it take to make it work? Jeff Neal, former chief human capital officer at DHS, takes a look in Part 1 of his two-part commentary.