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Facing pressure for more talent, agencies get new resources from OPM to surge federal hiring

The Office of Personnel Management released a new playbook, as well as a guide on federal hiring authorities, to help agencies surge recruitment efforts…

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Agency safety and reentry plans varied considerably during initial days of the pandemic, GAO finds

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(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

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

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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

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

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Agencies may have too many special hiring authorities, OPM admits

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Agency heads now have direct authority to appoint administrative law judges

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EEOC, experts offer guidance on reaching disability hiring goals

Experts from the Equal Opportunity Employment Commission and the Employer Assistance and Resource Network held a Twitter chat on April 19 to discuss problems…

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Margot Conrad: How new hiring authorities can improve national security recruitment

Margo Conrad, director of education and outreach at the Partnership for Public Service, explains how new hiring authorities can help get national security…

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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. And neither OPM nor individual agencies are using the hiring data they already collect to measure whether these authorities are working.

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