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Chris Mihm: Most Agencies Face Critical Cyber Workforce Issues

Chris Mihm, managing director for intergovernmental relations and strategic issues at the Government Accountability Office, said at an event in Washington, D.C. that most agencies are facing a “critical skills gap”, Nextgov reported Tuesday. Sixteen out of 35 areas under GAO’s High Risk List are rooted in human capital issues, according to Mihm.

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Julie Blanks Named Defense Civilian Personnel Advisory Service Director at DoD

Julie Blanks, principal director for civilian personnel policy at the office of the defense undersecretary for personnel and readiness, has been named director of the defense civilian personnel advisory service at the Defense Department. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced Blanks’ appointment to the Senior Executive Service role in a DoD release published Tuesday. …

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Maria Contreras-Sweet: SBA Moves to Resolve HR, IT, Contracting Program Challenges

Maria Contreras-Sweet, administrator at the Small Business Administration, has informed a House committee that the agency launched efforts to address agency operations management issues identified during audits by the SBA Inspector General and Government Accountability Office. Contreras-Sweet told the House Small Business Committee in a written testimony published Thursday that SBA formed a working group to …

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Army to Implement HR Specialist Training Program Across Service Branch

The U.S. Army‘s I Corps human resource team has established the Adjutant General University program to provide Army HR specialists training on concepts and systems that work to support their mission on force readiness. The Army Forces Command recommends that the AGU course be available across the service after its initial …

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FBI Outlines Plans to Outsource Cyber Personnel

The FBI plans to release a request for proposal on May 6 to outsource cyber professionals and support services under a $100 million contract, Nextgov reported Monday. Frank Konkel writes the FBI is looking for a contractor that can “recruit, retain and replace” subject matter experts. The subject matter experts …

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