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Senate OKs Federal Hiring Process Bill ; John Tester Comments

The Senate has unanimously passed a bill to allow federal agencies use another agencies’ list of applicants who have been subjected to a screening process in order to assess and select new employees. Sen. John Tester (D-Mont.) proposed the Competitive Service Act, Tester’s office said Thursday. “I urge the House to quickly …

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Tony Scott: Cultural Resistance Hampers Federal Agile IT Development

Federal CIO Tony Scott has said cultural resistance is a challenge that hinders the advancement of agile information technology practices in the federal government, Fedscoop reported Tuesday. Scott told a Partnership for Public Service event audience agencies still use the waterfall model for software development even as the General Service Administration’s 18F group and …

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Commerce CFO Ellen Herbst: Hiring, Retention Should Be Primary Mgmt Priorities

Ellen Herbst, chief financial officer and assistant secretary of administration at the Commerce Department, believes management initiatives should focus on the people and the hiring and retention of talent, she told the Washington Post in an interview published Wednesday. Herbst told guest writer Tom Fox of the Partnership for Public Service that Commerce’s management priorities …

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USAID Team Secures $1B in Aid; Franklin Moore Comments

USAID‘s Development Credit Authority transaction teams have secured $1 billion in financial aid over two years to earn recognition as a 2014 Call to Service Medal finalist, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. DCA teams have partnered with commercial banks to fund projects that will bring medical equipment to hospitals in developing …

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