Hiring

Agencies Are Emphasizing Skills and Experience in Hiring. The House Has Voted to Make it Official.

The measure would bring civil service law in line with initiatives already underway to improve how the federal government recruits and hires new workers.

OPM Guidance Lays Out Vision for ‘Exceptional’ Internship Programs at Agencies

Agencies should expand the number of interns they hire each year, among other things.

Expect Legal Challenges to the Proposed FTC Noncompete Rule

Employment attorney Michael Fallings joins the podcast to discuss a rule that could affect workers and employers.

The IRS Has More Things to Do and Less Staff to Do Them

Former Commissioner of Internal Revenue John Koskinen joins the podcast to discuss the latest fight for IRS funding.

OPM Pushes to Rebrand Government and Capitalize on Tech Layoffs

The Office of Personnel Management is co-hosting a tech job fair on Wednesday. It’s one example of ongoing efforts to rebrand the government as an employer.

The IRS Is Getting Some Help as It Prepares for a Hiring Spree

Some of the tax agency's major challenges will be tackled by the private sector.

Feds Mull Changes to Cannabis Questions on Vetting Forms

A plan to modernize intake forms for candidates for government service could include revisions to the type of questions asked about marijuana use.

The VA’s Initiative to Recruit Laid Off Tech Workers is Paying Off, Official Says

Ongoing efforts to recruit high-skilled professionals displaced by layoffs across the tech sector are helping to fill a host of tech-related vacancies in the department.

Recent Hiring Reforms Are Already Working, Federal HR Leaders Say

At the annual public meeting of the Chief Human Capital Officers Council, officials said innovations like shared certifications and skills-based hiring are paying dividends.

'It's a Great Time' for Laid off Tech Workers to Take a Job at VA, Agency CIO Says

During a media call on Friday, the VA’s CIO and CTO discussed the department’s efforts to attract new talent amid thousands of layoffs across the tech sector.

GovExec Daily: Meet Me in the Metaverse? Tech Trends for Next Year

Deloitte's Scott Buchholz joins the podcast to discuss the new report on technology trends for the coming year.

GovExec Daily: Making Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Work for the Federal Workforce

OPM's Janice Underwood joins the podcast to discuss her role as Director of the Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility .

Officials Seek to Reassure Lawmakers Skeptical VA Can Staff Up to Meet New Obligations

VA will soon provide new care and benefits to millions and lawmakers have concerns about its capacity.

Recruiting Crisis? Not at Space Force

The youngest and smallest service says it pays to be both choosy and inclusive.

Not Many Federal Law Enforcement Officers Are Women. The Marshals Service Is Looking to Change That

The nation’s oldest federal law enforcement agency sees diversity as “mission essential,” said its director.

GovExec Daily: Why Women Execs Are Leaving Their Jobs During the 'Great Breakup'

HR expert Barbie Winterbottom joins the podcast to discuss gender, management and the workplace.