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Agencies, colleges share top recruiting tips in tight budget times

Tighter budgets are impacting agencies' ability to recruit new employees, according to the results of an exclusive Federal News Radio survey. But while budget dollars may be dwindling, agencies still need new hires to fill vacancies caused by retirements and others leaving civil service. Federal recruiters and college advisers say there are certain cost-effective and innovative techniques that work better than others when it comes to finding the next generation of federal employees.

Tags: recruitment , DoD , DHS , OPM , Pathways Program , Tim McManus , Partnership for Public Service , Jennifer Carignan , American University , Christine Cruzvergara , George Mason University , Tara Duprey , Georgetown University , National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terroris , Sara Fishering , Student Training and Academic Recruitment , Carin Otero , Defense Civilian Personnel Advisory Servic , Sheila Reid Dent , Michael OConnell , workforce , hiring , CHCO , exclusive

Thursday - 09/13/2012, 05:30am EDT
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HR University looks to gain college accreditation for agency training

The initiative aims to provide federal employees with college credit for certain agency-created human resources classes. Federal employees could apply the courses toward degrees at colleges and universities.

Tags: human resources , HR University , Kathryn Medina , workforce , ODNI , training , CHCO Council , Strayer University , Ruben Gomez

Tuesday - 07/17/2012, 05:12am EDT
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Agencies, vendors ramping up to fight supply chain cyber threats

The White House, Congress, DoD and many others are trying to stem the tide of counterfeit products and software with malicious code from entering federal systems. The administration soon will release recommendations for how all agencies and vendors can improve the security of their products. DoD issued a memo in March requiring changes to how services protect their supply chains.

Tags: technology , cybersecurity , industry , Victoria Espinel , White House , DoD , Jon Boyens , NIST , Sandy Boyson , Supply chain management , Supply chain risks , Inside the Worlds Biggest Buyer , Jason Miller

Friday - 06/15/2012, 12:59pm EDT
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How agencies can deal with sudden policy changes

Everything your agency does is, theoretically, based in public policy. But when something happens to change public opinion, that policy might change. Take the Gulf oil spill, for example.

Tags: Don Kettl , management , Federal Drive

Wednesday - 03/21/2012, 11:47am EDT
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Government needs more risk management across cyber supply chain, report says

The University of Maryland has published a report, in collaboration with NIST, on how the government and industry are addressing the cyber supply chain challenge.

Tags: Sandor Boyson , cybersecurity , technology , NIST , Federal Drive

Wednesday - 02/15/2012, 10:33am EST
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CIOs must learn the soft skills

The University of Maryland's CIO Certificate program focuses on teaching its students to meet the challenges of management and leadership. The certificate program is one of several affiliated with GSA's CIO University.
January 19, 2012

Tags: technology , training , management , Ask the CIO , CIO University , Steve Knode , Jason Miller , CIO certificate program

Thursday - 01/19/2012, 10:45pm EST
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Analysis: Across-the-board workforce cuts 'guaranteed' to cause damage

Don Kettl, dean of the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland, said policymakers can draw on lessons learned from previous rounds of government downsizing to make smarter decisions now. He made his remarks from the 2011 Excellence in Government conference.

Tags: management , budget , Don Kettl , EIG 2011 , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Amy Morris

Thursday - 11/17/2011, 10:16am EST
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FederalReporting.gov stimulates stimulus reporting

University of Maryland's Don Kettl cautions that the new website may be a little too good at finding the "profoundly goofy stuff that the government does."

Tags: stimulus , mngt , federalreporting.gov , Don Kettl ,

Monday - 08/24/2009, 01:56pm EDT
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