Central data offices across government are outnumbered in staff, time and budget. Here’s what they’re trying to do about it.
Posts Tagged: upskilling
“Great technologists can be grown organically. They don’t have to be hired.”
Here are three ways agencies can close their workforces’ skills gaps using hiring, reskilling, upskilling and new-skilling.
Hiring cybersecurity specialists is not for the faint of heart. For a better, near-term solution, team up with those private industry partners who already have the talent resources while developing expertise within as a longer goal.
While the Library of Congress offers resources for learners around the country, it has also been maintaining and creating new efforts to keep its workforce building their skills.
The director of human resources at a local public health department shared her stories around upskilling employees and pivoting to virtual trainings during COVID-19.
If pandemic-induced telework has proven anything, it’s that civil servants can up their digital skills when they need to. They just need the right incentive and the right kind of agency support.
In order to meet the next set of deadlines, agencies must complete Action 4, which requires agencies to assess the coverage, quality, methods and effectiveness of current staff data literacy and data skills.
It’s never been more critical to ensure your team is staffed and skilled to ensure minimal disruption to your agency objectives.
We polled an online training audience of about 300 attendees on five ways they or their agencies might be addressing and growing employees’ skillsets.