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Among DoD leadership, eyes are now wide open to value of telework

Defense officials say COVID-19 “shattered the myth” that employees can’t be productive while teleworking. In many cases, they’re more productive than ever.

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

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Lt. Gen. Charles Luckey, chief of the Army Reserve addresses soldiers at Fort Bragg (U.S. Army  photo by Master Sgt. Mark Bell)

Army Reserve talent grab is all about location, location, location

The Army Reserve is placing itself in strategic locations to get talented people to become soldiers.

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New talent management system to give the Army a better view into soldiers’ skills

The Army knows its soldiers have skills and talents that aren’t immediately identifiable based on their rank and military occupational specialty, A new…

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In this Friday, March 10, 2017, photo, job seekers use computers to search for a job at the Texas Workforce Solutions office in Dallas. On Thursday, March 16, 2017, the Labor Department reports on the number of jobless claims the week before. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Desire for pay demonstration, job training highlight OMB workforce summit

The Office of Management and Budget’s day-long event Sept. 12 with public and private sector leaders will produce a set of recommendations for how to transform the federal workforce.

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