The goal to train nearly 20% of all federal employees on cybersecurity, project management and data science skills is the Trump administration’s most clear target yet in its ongoing efforts to modernize the existing workforce.
The Census Bureau will soon select 50 employees to participate in the program’s first cohort, which will begin coursework in January.
OPM is working with the Federal CIO Council to create a job rotation program for federal employees who went through the Federal Cybersecurity Reskilling Academy.
This column was originally published on Jeff Neal’s blog, ChiefHRO.com, and was republished here with permission from the author. We have heard a lot recently about reskilling, upskilling, and other terms that generally mean retraining workers…
Tim McManus, chief operating officer of the Partnership for Public Service, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to talk about some of the latest thinking.
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.
USDA is the latest agency to announce a new training and reskilling opportunity, this time geared for rising IT employees interested in becoming a CIO or CISO.
Agencies clamor to reskill their employees for the jobs of the future under various IT modernization strategies.
The Office of Personnel Management and agency partners say the rapid pace of emerging technology can make the goal of building the workforce of the future seem like a moving target.
In today’s Federal Newscast, as part of a new pilot program, the Defense Department awards contracts to five companies to actively recruit technical talent from the private sector.