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Margaret Weichert details federal workforce progress, and what’s to come

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier

Building in agility to federal service, she said, is "absolutely critical."

OPM finalizes IT direct-hire authority without changes

by Billy Mitchell

The Trump administration has given its final ruling on direct-hire authority for mission-critical IT positions, and it looks exactly like the draft regulation it proposed last October. The Office of Personnel Management issued its final rule, to be published Wednesday morning in the Federal Register, adopting the proposal without changes. It gives agency heads the authority to

Weichert: IT direct-hire authority is almost here

by Billy Mitchell

A new policy that would give agency heads direct-hire authority for mission-critical IT positions will be finalized soon. Margaret Weichert, deputy director of management at the Office of Management and Budget, announced Thursday at FedScoop’s IT Modernization Summit that the final regulation for IT direct-hire authority will be published on the Federal Register in a

OPM to delegate IT direct hire authority to agency heads

by Billy Mitchell

The Office of Personnel Management has proposed delegating direct hire authority for IT professionals to agency heads. OPM published a proposed regulation Monday in the Federal Register that would give CFO Act agencies the direct hire authority (DHA) rather than reserving that power for itself. The regulation cites the recent executive order “Enhancing the Effectiveness of