Hiring

Digital Corps Launches with 41 Fellows Across 13 Agencies

The program, run out of the General Services Administration, is meant to help government woo early-career tech talent.

Congress Closes in on a Nearly $7B Investment in the VA Workforce and New Facilities

Pay raises, student loan repayment and new recruiting tools are part of the sweeping package as lawmakers prepare VA for a surge of new patients.

GovExec Daily: A Conversation With Public Health AmeriCorps' New Director

Courtney Bublé interviews AJ Pearlman about her new role and the partnership between CDC and Americorps.

White House Internships Will Soon Be Paid

The move comes as part of an administration-wide push to improve the recruitment of young federal workers.

Throwing Money at Infrastructure Projects Is Not Enough

It’s time to invest in the workforce we need to implement the bipartisan infrastructure law.

The Biden Administration Begins Shifting Asylum Determinations to Federal Officers

The policy is aimed at speeding up the process and taking some work away from the severely backlogged immigration courts.

After 7 Years, DHS's New Cyber Talent System Boasts Just One Hire

Officials at the Homeland Security Department say that change management efforts will help scale the Cybersecurity Talent Management System.

Is the Security Clearance Process Keeping Diverse Candidates from Fed Jobs?

There are very human, and very distinct elements to making the cut as a national security worker.

Firefighters Union Calls for Higher Pay Amid Staffing Shortage

A Senate committee also advanced legislation this week that would make it easier for federal firefighters to qualify for workers compensation benefits in connection with chronic conditions associated with firefighting.

GovExec Daily: Can Government Win the Race for Talent?

William D. Eggers joins the podcast to discuss a new Deloitte report on hiring.

The Labor Department Wants to Staff Up Worker Protection Agencies

Some of the department's worker protection agencies, like the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, also have a role to play in rolling out the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, Labor Secretary Marty Walsh told lawmakers.

The Coast Guard Graduates its First Class of Cyber Majors

A "handful" of newly minted cyber specialists will go to the Coast Guard’s Cyber Command headquarters for their initial assignment, the service's chief told Congress last week.

Senate Bill to Train Acquisition Workforce on AI gets House Counterpart

The AI Training Act, which passed the Senate last December now has a House companion from Reps. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) and James Comer (R-Ky.).

5 Things Women Job Seekers Want

Women want better pay and work-life balance but also value working in diverse organizations, among other factors, a new Gallup poll reveals.

Space Force to Bring Data Scientists, Coders on Board This Summer

The military’s newest service branch is in the final stages of selecting a group of tech-forward personnel.