The Air Force will try to fill 700 cybersecurity positions under an expedited process. The “Schedule A” approach allows the service to proceed without posting or publicizing positions.
Meanwhile, the administration is working to streamline the government’s overall hiring process, which now requires an average of 140 days to hire. “When you think about the incredible talent that we need in IT and across the federal government, we need to decrease that hiring time in order to get the very best and brightest into public service,” White House Chief Performance Officer Jeff Zients told Politico’s
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