Posts Tagged: Federal

Apps.gov – Change and leadership in cloud computing

Vivek Kundra at the White House announced the new Apps.gov web site Here’s what really impresses me: while so many private sector folks are debating the pros and cons of cloud computing, Kundra just did it. He says they’re starting small, he says it will “take time before we can realize the full potential ofRead… Read more »

Project of the Week – Better Buy Project

GovLoop’s Acquisition2.0 group is an amazing group of over 300 people from government and industry who share a passion for making the government buying process more efficient, transparent and collaborative. The group shares ideas on everything from career advice to detailed FAR cases to improving the entire acquisition process. Out of this group came anRead… Read more »

Keep America Working

Originally posted to Unleash the Monster Americans today are struggling to secure jobs and employers face similar challenges in attracting the right candidates needed to meet current job demands. This is why Monster.com has initiated the national Keep America Working career fair which is visiting US cities throughout the year to bring together employers andRead… Read more »

Where the Jobs Are?

Originally posted on Unleash the Monster This week on Unleash the Monster, we are focusing on “Where the Jobs Are: Mission Critical Opportunities for America”. The Partnership for Public Service will release the report in partnership with us. It offers insight on the jobs that are available today in the Federal market. This report willRead… Read more »

Did you know? The Federal Job Numbers

Originally posted to Unleash the Monster By Monster Government Solutions Team While the country has been faced with the highest unemployment numbers in over two decades, the federal government is currently struggling to fill jobs with qualified candidates. According to our numbers at Monster, agencies using Monster Hiring Management posted 234,144 vacancies across 36 federalRead… Read more »

Federal IT Dashboard: Putting the “R” in ROI

Kudos to OMB and Federal agencies for completing the ratings of 100% of their major IT investments, which by the way was no small undertaking . So we now have a complete and well presented view via the Federal IT Dashboard (http://it.usaspending.gov/) of how well our “major” Federal IT investments are adhering to cost, scheduleRead… Read more »

One more try re: Social Media being the prominent feature on new Defense Department’s home page, launched week of 8/17/2009;

I just accesed this article on the Federal Computer Week site, and pasted it here; if this active link does not work, I guess the old fashioned cut & paste is the last option; http://fcw.com/articles/2009/08/17/new-dod-home-page.aspx Sorry for the duplication! Nick

“8 to 8” Hiring Event with the Federal Bureau of Prisons! Yes, HIRING for federal positions

The Federal Bureau of Prisons Mid-Atlantic Region needs to fill correctional positions NOW. We have 15 correctional facilities in a seven state area and we need Correctional Officers and medical professionals today. We are going to run two “8 to 8″ Hiring Events – one in Petersburg, VA (30 minutes south of Richmond) and oneRead… Read more »

Time-in-Grade Still Stands the Test of Time

By Joyce Ceconi Originally Posted to Unleash the Monster During your career, have you ever had the sentiment you have not been in your position long enough to be considered for a promotion? Many federal government employees and hiring managers have long struggled with this very issue—the time-in-grade requirement. The Office of Personnel Management isRead… Read more »

Fair AND Simple and Fast? OPM Director John Berry Issues Call to Action for Federal Hiring

By Erica Pierson Originally posted on Unleash the Monster From job announcements to applicant tracking, the federal hiring process can be burdensome. In fact, two senior senators recently introduced a bill that would require greater efficiencies in the federal hiring process, particularly for agencies that are overwhelmed with processing applicants. It appears that vast changesRead… Read more »