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May 19, 2024

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Office of Personnel Management commits to skills-based hiring for IT roles as part of national cyber workforce strategy

By Jacob Livesay / April 30, 2024

The Office of Personnel Management is working with the Office of the National Cyber Director to leverage skills-based hiring practices across a wide range of federal agency technical roles, according to OPM deputy director Rob Shriver, as part of the Biden administration’s efforts to grow the nation’s cyber workforce.

Shriver announced the project at a White House event on Monday, explaining how OPM’s Information Technology Series, known as the “2210 series,” will focus on assessing the skills of job applicants,...

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