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DHS, SANS Institute join forces to give agencies cyber primer

Federal employees are eligible for a free one-day training session in early November on implementing continuous monitoring. The goal is to help agencies make good use of the continuous diagnostics and monitoring contract DHS awarded in August.

Tags: technology , cybersecurity , SANS Institute , John Pescatore , DHS , continuous monitoring , workforce , Jason Miller

Friday - 10/18/2013, 03:40am EDT
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NOAA cancels hiring freeze, lifts training ban

Kathryn Sullivan, the acting under secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, sent an email to staff today announcing she was lifting the hiring freeze ban on non-mandatory training NOAA put in place last year to offset the impact of sequestration.

Tags: NOAA , Kathryn Sullivan , Commerce Department , sequestration , hiring freeze , workforce , Michael OConnell , NWS , NWSEO

Friday - 01/31/2014, 01:57pm EST

Air Force secretary sees 'systemic' problems in nuclear workforce

Air Force's new civilian leader returns from tour of the service's nuclear sites with a dim assessment of the workforce's leader development and training culture. In 60 days, the service will recommend an action plan to the Pentagon.

Tags: DoD , Air Force , workforce , Deborah Lee James , Chuck Hagel , Air Force Association , management , oversight , Jared Serbu

Thursday - 01/30/2014, 03:50am EST
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NDU's iCollege helps future CIOs understand success factors

The National Defense University's Information Resources Management College offers 12 certificate courses and a master's of science degree in government information leadership to help current and future CIOs sharpen their technology and management skills.
January 23, 2014

Tags: Ask the CIO , technology , workforce , National Defense University , John Hurley , CJ Horn , Jason Miller

Thursday - 01/23/2014, 03:06pm EST
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DoT refocuses SES leaders to address shortcomings, improve skills

The Transportation Department is using 360-degree reviews and executive coaching to help members of the Senior Executive Service become better leaders. DoT is focusing on leadership, in part, because it was one of the areas of improvement highlighted in the Employee Viewpoint Survey.

Tags: workforce , management , DoT , Brian Crew , Senior Executive Service , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 01/22/2014, 03:54am EST
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OFPP refreshes program, project management certification requirements

A new memo from OFPP Administrator Joe Jordan outlines eight changes since 2007. Among the major changes is the requirement for program and project managers to meet all the certification prerequisites.

Tags: Jason Miller , acquisition , contracting , OFPP , Joe Jordan , program management , project management , workforce

Wednesday - 12/18/2013, 12:57pm EST

Park Service tackles employee training and development

Like many agencies, National Park Service is facing many challenges during tight budgetary times. Chief among NPS' challenges is how to train its next generation of leaders.

Tags: Kathy Hanson , NPS , workforce , retirement tsunami , Federal Drive , Michael OConnell , Interior Department

Monday - 12/09/2013, 03:52pm EST
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DoD's top officers lack skills needed to lead tomorrow's military, report says

Twelve years of warfighting has left the military's generals and admirals without the necessary training and experience to deal with their new roles as enterprise managers.

Tags: DoD , management , workforce , David Barno , Center for a New American Security , Federal Drive , Michael OConnell

Monday - 10/28/2013, 02:00pm EDT
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Shutdown: It ain't over when it's over

Reopening the government isn't going to be just like flipping on a switch. he repercussions of the shutdown will be felt for a long time to come.

Tags: Jeff Neal , government shutdown , morale , Combined Federal Campaign , management , workforce

Tuesday - 10/15/2013, 04:07pm EDT

OFPP applying strategic sourcing concept to acquisition training

Joe Jordan, the Office of Federal Procurement Policy administrator, said the Federal Acquisition Council on Training will oversee several initiatives, including developing a new contract for all agencies to buy acquisition training from. He said the Federal Acquisition Institute Training Application System eventually will be a one-stop shop for all acquisition workforce training needs.

Tags: acquisition , workforce , Joe Jordan , OFPP , GSA , Federal Acquisition Institute , Defense Acquisition Institute , Jason Miller , exclusive

Monday - 09/09/2013, 06:14am EDT
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