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Jobs website sees increase in contract employees seeking work

It's not only government employees who are suffering from sequestration, but contractors, big and small, are feeling the hit as well. Contractors may have to trim their staffs if they lose out on a government contract.

Tags: Ginger Groeber , Exfederal.com , sequestration , contracting , workforce , Federal Drive , Michael OConnell

Monday - 08/05/2013, 05:33pm EDT
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Vantage point: Small and mid-sized contractors offer perspectives on sequestration

With fewer government contracts coming down the pipeline, small and mid-sized contractors are feeling the pinch of sequestration. Should they diversify, cut staff or sit tight and hope that big contract is just around the corner? Federal News Radio examines these issues in part 6 of our special report, Private Side of Sequestration.

Tags: Private Side of Sequestration , sequestration , contracting , small business , workforce , Lisa Mascolo , Optimos , Kymm McCabe , ASI Government , Carmine Taglialatela , TecPort Solutions , Nancy Blethen , Tech Systems , Michael OConnell

Wednesday - 07/31/2013, 12:40pm EDT
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Job hunting: What could go wrong?

If you are thinking about a new job or are advising a nonfed friend or relative how to join the G-club, here are some words of advice, courtesy of a long-time Federal Report reader.

Tags: Mike Causey , federal report , workforce ,

Wednesday - 07/31/2013, 02:00am EDT

Contractor hiring, morale take sequestration hit

With fewer new federal contracts on the horizon, vendors are trimming staff, changing direction and hedging their bets as sequestration plays out, according to the results of an exclusive Federal News Radio survey. Contractors are also blaming sequestration for low morale in their offices.

Tags: sequestration , Private Side of Sequestration , Evan Lesser , Stephen Fuller , Ward Carroll , Cameron Leuthy , Bob Lohfeld , Mary Beth Romani , Chris Romani , workforce , furloughs , Budget Control Act , budget , Michael OConnell , management

Tuesday - 07/30/2013, 04:26am EDT

OPM hopes cyber-job database will help agencies fill workforce gaps

As the cybersecurity workforce gets older and closer to retirement age, the Office of Personnel Management is trying to help agencies find new talent. It's creating a new database of cyber positions that it hopes will help agencies identify the cyber skill sets needed to meet their missions. The Obama administration has made reducing critical cyber workforce gaps one of its top "cross-agency" goals.

Tags: cybersecurity , workforce , OPM , Elaine Kaplan , CIO Council , CHCO Council , NICE , Jack Moore

Friday - 07/12/2013, 04:24pm EDT

NSA surveillance and the clearance job market

Evan Lesser, founder and director of ClearanceJobs.com, discusses the potential impact of the NSA security leaks.
June 21, 2013

Tags: workforce , NSA , NSA leaks , Evan Lesser , ClearanceJobs.com , security leaks , contracting , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access

Friday - 06/21/2013, 11:53pm EDT
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Want to hire the best fed workers? Communicate strategically first

Shrinking budgets mean less funds for hiring managers at government agencies. So, how can you do more with less and still attract the best candidates? ENC Strategy's Eva Neumann offers specific tips in a special commentary written for Federal News Radio.

Tags: Eva Neumann , ENC Strategy , recruitment , workforce

Friday - 06/07/2013, 02:48am EDT

Hiring and mentoring returning veterans

American Corporate Partners Founder Sidney Goodfriend and Phillip Selleh, program manager for the VA Business Accelerator will discuss how their organizations are helping returning veterans find jobs and start businesses.
May 24, 2013

Tags: workforce , Sidney Goodfriend , American Corporate Partners , mentoring , Phillip Selleh , VA Accelerator Program , veterans , veterans employment , Veterans-owned businesses , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access

Friday - 05/24/2013, 10:35pm EDT
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Helping veterans find jobs

Derrick Dortch will host a roundtable discussion of new programs and initiatives designed to help veterans find jobs or start their own businesses.
May 17, 2013

Tags: workforce , veterans employment , Department of Veterans Affairs , Walmart , General Gary Profit , Joe Quinn , Phillip Selleh , VA Accelerator Program , veterans issues , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access

Friday - 05/17/2013, 11:12pm EDT
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Agencies craving STEMM talent should bolster skills of persuasion

Recruiting STEMM talent isn't difficult, provided agencies are willing to try the methods that have already proved successful, a new Partnership for Public Service and Booz Allen Hamilton report says.

Tags: STEMM , Partnership for Public Service , Booz Allen Hamilton , workforce

Thursday - 05/16/2013, 06:39am EDT
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