Biden administration cyber apprenticeship sprint creates 194 new programs


42% of cyber apprentices hired through the recruitment push are people of color.

GSA expanding use of COMET blanket purchase agreement: CIO Shive


The agency is also piloting "instant" job offers following interviews with its technologists.

OPM builds out skills-based hiring guidance for federal agencies


The agency is planning further releases, hands-on support and progress monitoring around new job positions.

State Department launching new assessment-based recruitment process for data scientists


State CDO Garrett Berntsen tells FedScoop his agency's Center for Analysis has focused "a lot of energy" on addressing its talent gap.

OPM makes competing for cybersecurity talent a priority


The director recently signed off on "critical" pay increases for a couple of cyber positions to keep pace with other agencies.

DHS creates Cybersecurity Service similar to DOD’s Cyber Excepted Service


DHS has established a system to hire cyber personnel in excepted service roles with their own qualification requirements and that are not subject to rules of traditional competitive service positions.