Hiring Freeze

Early USDS hire Eric Hysen closes out his ‘first tour of duty’


One of the U.S. Digital Service's early hires talks of his time at headquarters and the Department of Homeland Security — and of what lies ahead for the startup.

Critical DOD cybersecurity functions safe from hiring freeze


Defense Department civilian jobs "critical" to cybersecurity are safe from the hiring freeze, according to a new memorandum released to the public Thursday.

How the hiring freeze could impact the federal IT and cybersecurity workforce


Experts say the freeze and the plan from the Office of Management and Budget to follow could make the federal government a more unattractive employer in a competitive market for a small pool of talent.