Agency News: White House

USAJobs launches to boos and hisses

Users roundly criticized the launch of USAJobs 3.0 and raised questions about OPM's decision to insource the site.

Monster, Avue step in to aid agencies with jobs to fill

The USAJobs website's troubles may be easing, but meanwhile rivals are volunteering to help federal agencies with listings.

Did USAJobs fix make matters worse?

More than a week after its debut, a recent attempt to fix the USAJobs website may be contributing to problems, an industry critic suggested.

OPM slows access to USAJobs to lighten load

Lawyer offers advice for frustrated job seekers unable to apply for desired positions.

OPM says USAJobs fixed, but complaints continue

The tumult for the troubled USAJobs revamp does not seem to be over. Although the Office of Personnel Management gave it a thumbs up late Oct. 14, problems continued to frustrate users.

OPM blames high demand for USAJobs complaints

An unexpectedly high number of users flooded the new USAJobs website when it launched, causing the time outs and errors that many users experienced, OPM says. 3.0 still struggling, but may be improving

The user complaints about 3.0 continue, with dozens more stories posted to Facebook Oct. 13.

Fed CIO discourages agency web credentials

Federal Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel is urging department and agency CIOs to begin accepting third-party identity credentialing for federal websites.

Executive order puts information sharing in the spotlight

President Obama is building on efforts to boost federal information sharing, but according to GAO, much work still remains. 3.0 reboot getting fail reviews from users

The launch of the 3.0 federal job search website brought dozens of user complaints, and a critic says the problems may go much deeper than mere programming bugs.

VanRoekel quickens pace on data center closures

Federal CIO changes the definition of data center, accelerates closure schedule.

3 top priorities for E-Government Fund

David McClure, associate administrator at GSA's Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies, listed the administration's top priorities for support from the shrinking E-Government Fund.

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