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A new law will help schools battle cybersecurity risks

In today’s Federal Newscast: A new law aims to shed light on the cybersecurity risks faced by American schools. Fewer postal workers recommend taking a…

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

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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

On Tuesday, the Army released its first-ever “People Strategy.” Implementation plans are yet to come, but the service is already rethinking its selection…

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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 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 take care of their people.

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