hiring authority

(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)President Joe Biden speaks about foreign policy, at the State Department, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Biden calls for agency ideas to win the race for national security talent

The new memo shows the Biden administration is looking for a wide array ideas from agencies to better recruit, retain and support a diverse national security…

Read more
Getty Images/iStockphoto/utah778legislation document folder on the desk of the judge. Concepts of law, legal.

Social security relief for federal retirees, and other bills to watch after August recess

Read more
The Marine Corps Systems Command’s Cyber Advisory Team completed its first emergency cyber acquisition as part of a new process designed to more quickly respond to the cyber warfighting needs of the force. The CAT quickly analyzes, distinguished, prioritizes and tracks cyber acquisition processes in order to provide more responsive and effective support to Marine Corps cyber forces. (U.S. Marine Corps illustration by Jennifer Sevier)

Marine Corps ‘in with both feet’ for DoD’s new cyber pay and personnel system

Read more
Federal News Radio

Trying to modernize the federal workforce? Look for solutions to these barriers first

Read more
Getty Images/Wavebreak Media/Wavebreakmedia Ltdhiring authorities

Agencies may have too many special hiring authorities, OPM admits

Read more
(Getty Images/iStockphoto/Wavebreakmedia)impasses panel

Agency heads now have direct authority to appoint administrative law judges

Read more

Confused by too many hiring options, agencies stick with what they know

Agencies relied on 20 out of 105 different hiring authorities to fill the majority of open positions in 2014, the Government Accountability Office said….

Read more

IT leaders crave flexibility, better OPM guidance to fill skills gaps

Agencies need clearer hiring authorities from the Office of Personnel Management to successfully recruit and hire new tech talent, said Beth Killoran,…

Read more
Federal News Radio pinwheel icon

Napolitano wants NSA-like hiring authority for DHS cyber workforce

Senate version of the cyber legislation includes
a provision to let the Homeland Security
Department take specific steps to be more
competitive in hiring cyber workers. Secretary
Janet Napolitano said DHS is in the midst of
hiring hundreds, but could use many more.

Read more

Sign up for breaking news alerts