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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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Denise Turner Roth: GSA Keeps Focus on Talent Development

Denise Turner Roth, acting administrator of the General Services Administration, has moved to sustain the agency’s focus on talent development through a newly implemented workforce program, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Michael O’Connell writes GSA recently carried out the Total Workforce initiative intended to attract new individuals and train them …

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Robert Anderson: FBI Seeks Trained Cyber Experts

The FBI is seeking new agents with training and background in cybersecurity in an effort to protect the nation’s critical infrastructure from cyber threats. Robert Anderson Jr., executive assistant director for the FBI’s criminal, cyber, response and services branch, said Dec. 29 the bureau wants “people who are going to come …

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