Maine CIO Jim Smith is collaborating with academia and the private sector to improve how the state grooms, recruits and hires IT and cyber professionals.
Posts Tagged: Hiring
Prioritizing attracting talent over growing it locally is like running on a treadmill hoping you’ll win the marathon. Instead, government officials and community leaders should prioritize accessible training opportunities for individuals already living in the region.
Learn why employers are reshaping their hiring process for non-traditional candidates and why federal agencies should do the same.
Public safety organizations need an effective talent strategy to hire a diverse workforce, attract and retain new talent, improve knowledge transfer from experienced to younger employees, establish focus and accountability, motivate and reward employees, and implement effective succession planning. It’s a way for leaders and HR to work together to define mission objectives and optimize… Read more »
Three main takeaways from the first-of-its-kind government job fair held in Silver Spring on Nov. 6.
The first-of-its-kind hiring fair brought together more than 1,800 job seekers from 40 states, and hiring managers from 33 federal agencies. The ultimate goal is to fill 500 IT and cybersecurity positions governmentwide.
We are looking for bright, hard-working current or recent students (an undergraduate degree, or working towards one, is all that is required) to join us starting January 8th, 2018. These are paid internships in Downtown DC. Positions are 4 months with the opportunity to extend to 8 months.
Because you work in government, you can’t write ‘WOMEN PLEASE APPLY!’ at the top of your advert. However, you can encourage more women with a wider range of skill sets to apply. Here’s six tips to revamp your job descriptions and attract more female applicants.
What do you do for a living and where do you work? You’ve probably been asked those two simple questions innumerable times during job interviews, varied professional events, and social, alumni and family gatherings. But have you ever carefully prepared compelling answers to those questions?
In any workplace, diversity is essential to success. This is doubly true in government. There’s one group of people, however, who are not often thought of when it comes to diversity: military spouses. That’s a shame. Read why here.