workforce

The Department of Labor announced the availability of about $5.7 million in grants for its Workforce Data Quality Initiative. The agency plans to award approximately three grants to eligible State Workforce Agencies to provide for the development or enhancement of a state workforce database.

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Happy Employee

The best cloud companies to work for all make an effort to create a culture of employee engagement and success. Forbes released a list of the top cloud companies to work for, including M-Files, Apprenda, Zerto, OutSystems, Mendix, and DocuSign. MeriTalk reached out to them in order to learn the secrets of the best workplaces.

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Five days after millions of women marched around the world in support of equal rights, a group of female government technology leaders agreed it is more important than ever for young women to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and math.

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More and more Federal agencies will adopt bring your own device policies in 2017, and industries will keep up with solutions to secure the devices, according to Glenn Roth, Citrix senior systems engineer for U.S. public sector.

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diversity

Agencies can use data to pinpoint areas of the hiring and career process where diversity falls short, according to Shaun Donovan, director of the White House Office of Management and Budget.

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The Office of Personnel Management report on the status of telework in 2016 found that the number of Federal employees who telework has continued to increase. From 2013 to 2015 telework participation increased from 39 percent to 46 percent of eligible employees.

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The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recently released a resource to help U.S. employers more effectively identify, recruit, develop, and maintain cybersecurity talent. The NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework (NCWF) provides a common language to categorize and describe cybersecurity work to help organizations build a strong cybersecurity staff.

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