talent management

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As agencies rebuild staff capacity, OPM finalizes new rehiring tool for former employees

The Office of Personnel Management finalized a new policy that allows agencies to rehire former federal employees at a higher grade level than when they…

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Air Force finds algorithm can help predict an officer’s future performance

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The Army has ideas for reducing civilian time-to-hire

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A student from the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School practices setting a paiute deadfall trap for small game during the survival phase of Survival Evasion Resistance and Escape Level-C training (SERE) at Camp Mackall, N.C., Feb. 28, 2019. Commanders are making big changes to the grueling course that soldiers must pass to join the elite Special Forces. The goal is to meet evolving national security threats and to shift from a culture that weeds out struggling soldiers to one that trains them to do better.(Ken Kassens/U.S. Army via AP)

Army debuts new system to pick commanders amid focus on talent management

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Government Accountability Office's Strategic Issues and Census Issues Director Robert Goldenkoff appears at a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the 2020 Census, on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Federal hiring often eschews talent management plan, GAO says

When it comes to hiring the talent they need, federal agencies are often working in the dark.

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Air Force

Air Force pushing authority, resources to squadron commanders in talent management overhaul

Air Force Chief of Staff David Goldfein has been pushing authority down to squadron commanders, trusting in them to effectively pursue their missions and…

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A workers sits a computer at the Department of Homeland Security's National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) in Arlington, Va., Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018. The center serves as the hub for the federal government's cyber situational awareness, incident response, and management center for any malicious cyber activity. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

It may be time for the government to hire cyber folks without formal degrees

In today’s Federal Newscast, given the acute and ongoing shortage of cybersecurity talent, government officials are starting to think about hiring on skill, rather than specific degree.

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