(AP Photo/Matt RourkeFILE - In this June 23, 2014, file photo, a recruiter, at left, takes the resume of an applicant during a job fair, in Philadelphia. On Thursday, May 11, 2017, the Labor Department reports on the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits the week before. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Agencies struggle to find qualified talent through public job postings, even with skills assessments

As agencies attempt to use more skills-based assessments to vet job candidates, a dashboard shows just how difficult finding and choosing qualified talent…

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Biden proposal calls investments in federal IT ‘an urgent national security issue’

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Ready for modernization? US Digital Service launches ‘maturity determination tool’ to make that call

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Civic Digital Fellows

Civic digital fellows exchange tech skills for lessons in government bureaucracy

Many of students in this year’s Civic Digital Fellowship program this summer said they were inspired by the impact they had to make a difference on the…

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VA pilots hands-on reskilling for its employees through ‘mastery teams’ initiative

Amid a governmentwide effort to reskill the federal workforce, the Department of Veterans Affairs has taken steps to ensure it has the workforce it needs…

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Shanahan appoints new DoD digital service director

Brett Goldstein will take the reins sometime this week from founding Defense Digital Service director Chris Lynch.

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