US Digital Service

White House launches a new round of tech recruitment to nail down big problems

U.S. Digital Corps will bring in two-year fellows to be assigned throughout the government.

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Nicolas Chaillan is the Air Force’s chief software officer. (Photo courtesy AFCEA)

In goodbye message, Chaillan unloads his frustrations over DoD’s technology culture, processes

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(Getty Images/iStockphoto/dusanpetkovic)Close up of hands typing on laptop. Night work concept.

First cohort of federal employees graduate from OMB’s data science upskilling program

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(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

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(AP Photo/Matt Slocum)President-elect Joe Biden speaks about the COVID-19 pandemic during an event at The Queen theater, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

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

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CMS launches ‘upskilling summit’ for IT workforce to tackle modernization projects

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(AP Photo/Mike Groll)FILE - This April 22, 2014, file photo shows an employment application form on a table during a job fair at Columbia-Greene Community College in Hudson, N.Y.  The Labor Department said Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017,  that 244,000 Americans applied for jobless aid last week, up by 6,000 from the previous week.(AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)

Agencies find higher quality candidates under new Digital Service, OPM hiring pilot

The U.S. Digital Service said it sees promise in a new hiring pilot designed to better find and screen candidates who are truly qualified for the job,…

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Commerce IG auditing Census Bureau’s cybersecurity ahead of 2020 count

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Commerce Department’s inspector general is running an audit of the bureau’s cybersecurity measures.

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OPM to launch job rotation program for cyber reskilling academy graduates

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.

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