Federal Workforce News and Analysis
News and analysis covering reforms in the government workforce and how federal agencies are adapting human capital around digital modernization. The implementation of new technologies has changed the way the U.S. government recruits and organizes its workforce, and has encouraged a newfound focus on drawing tech-minded talent from the private sector. This has included a focus on culture changes across major federal agencies as well, as leadership evaluates ways to make their most innovative departments more appealing to younger workers with experience in more informal private sector environments.
The agency’s human capital managers see greater employee morale and new recruitment as essential to services.
Experts in private-sector hiring see recruitment of industry executives as key for building federal human capital and preventing brain drain.
HHS is making strides in innovating its cybersecurity posture through its approach to recurrent neural networks and beyond.
The innovation team has focused on recruiting Air Force tech talent with an eye toward fostering broader change.
'Aptitude' is among government's top focus for potential recruits.
The agency has focused on network diversity and limited tenure to draw tech employees to public service.
A new approach to training service providers is essential to bake cybersecurity into health care.
Congressional leader advocates for early education in technology for government's future IT workforce.
Agencies are implementing data analytics tools and automated tech services to attract, retain and improve overall engagement among employees.
Lawmakers discuss opportunities for the federal government to compete with industry for top talent.
The agency's efforts are transforming how it does business.
Jose Arrieta's team is looking at innovative ways to stay ahead of security risks and keep the workforce trained on the newest systems.
A holistic leadership approach is key to driving innovation and managing a diverse workforce.
The agency's success in leveraging Totara Learn demonstrates the promise of open-source software.
A civic tech fellowship program aims to increase the young talent pipeline and help meet agencies’ mission needs.
Shared services provide cost savings, but are not always the answer.
The Career Compass Challenge is one way the agency is hoping to leverage advanced technology.
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