Questions to ask when hiring former federal workers

A new bid protest ruling describes some trouble spots companies could run into when hiring former government officials.

DISA is gearing up for the 'technician of the future'

A hybrid cloud environment demands a workforce that understands the “full spectrum of technologies, even if they only specialize in one of them,” according to a lead defense cloud official.

GSA seeks cyber expert for TMF

The Technology Modernization Fund program management office is continuing to scale up with a new position to help review cybersecurity projects.

OPM targets data and benefits education to improve equity in the federal workforce

The federal government HR agency’s report was one of more than 90 equity action plans released by the Biden administration this week.

OPM unveils new toolkit for agencies to hire cyber talent

A new resource hub from the Office of Personnel Management outlines what benefits agencies might be able to offer to fill cyber positions.

Worst-case scenario: Almost 13,000 federal facilities could be harmed by flooding

The Biden administration is looking at how the climate crisis will impact the federal budget and revenue.

Biden proposes a 4.6% raise for federal workers for 2023

If enacted, the figure would mark the largest pay increase for federal employees in two decades.

CISA's Easterly wants to close the cyber workforce gender gap by 2030

Women currently constitute about one quarter of the global cyber field, according to estimates.

Teleworking DOD civilians may be recalled to in-person work

Two years after the pandemic sent DOD into “maximum telework,” Thursday’s memo points the way toward a new new normal.

OMB kicks off search for new deputy federal CIO

The Office of Management and Budget is officially on the hunt for a new deputy chief information officer, posting a job advertisement this week online as Maria Roat is set to retire at the end of March.

IRS plans to add 200 technologists

One of the things new techies at the IRS could work on is the modernization of its 60-year old core tax processing system, not slated to be done until 2030.

White House order covers contractor pay equity

The Biden administration issued an executive order on Tuesday calling on the Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council to create new regulations around the use of past compensation in employment decisions.

Data and the cyber workforce

The co-chairs of a congressionally mandated report on the cybersecurity workforce say that a new office or bureau should be charged with compiling more granular data on the state of cyber employment.

The White House shares new details on plan to bring more feds back in April

Agencies across government will take on new responsibilities and offer more in-person services under Biden's new COVID-19 preparedness plan.