Tag Archives: Workforce

DHS CHCO Angela Bailey on DHS Workforce Support Efforts Amid COVID-19

DHS

Angela Bailey, chief human capital officer at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), has said the department is nearing 100 percent in telework operations and working on initiatives focused on employee wellness. Bailey said her office has launched virtual leadership development initiatives and mindfulness training to support quarantined staff and improve employee skillsets. 

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Space Force Enhances Agility within Workforce; Gen. John Raymond Quoted

Gen. John Raymond

The Space Force has announced that the agency will maintain its workforce of approximately 6,400, which will enable the unit to effectively complete missions. The Space Force’s minimal personnel will provide faster mission accomplishments with more agile methodologies. The Space Force has cut its initial estimates of the headquarters personnel it will need from more than 1,000 to fewer than 600.

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Space Force Requires Workforce to be Digitally Fluent; LTG David Thompson Quoted

Lt. Gen. David Thompson

The U.S. Space Force will require its workforce to pass a minimum level of training to prove their knowledge, skills and capabilities, and become digitally fluent. The finalized plan will be delivered to Space Force commander and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, John Raymond, in fall 2020

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FAA Picks 26 Institutions for UAS Training Program

UAS Technology

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has partnered with 26 schools across the nation to take part in a program focused on training potential career professionals in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) technology. The UAS-CTI program is aimed at recognizing students seeking to pursue careers in aviation as well as UAS development and operation, FAA noted.

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Raytheon Technologies Donates to ASCTE, Supporting Cybersecurity Careers; Roy Azevedo, Wes Kremer Quoted

Roy Azevedo

Raytheon Technologies has contributed a $4 million grant to the newly formed Alabama School of Cyber Technology and Engineering (ASCTE) to support cybersecurity careers across the private and public sectors, the company reported on Tuesday

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OMB to Launch Data Science Training Program for Gov’t Employees in September; Denis Ortega Quoted

Data Science

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is set to hold a free online training program aimed at refining the data science skills of up to 60 government personnel starting in mid-September 2020. Program participants will undergo eight hours of training every week to be followed by a two-month capstone effort in February 2021.

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