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By Alex Harrington, Executive Director

Last month the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) released its long-anticipated five-year strategic plan on how it will pivot to meet today’s hiring challenges, with the hope to improve the federal hiring process and “develop innovative assessments so that federal agencies can hire the talent needed to confront the challenges they face.”

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This is the last blog of this series on how to effectively explore careers and opportunities in the federal government. The other blogs included: “Exploring The Federal Careers Landscape: An Introduction” (Feb. 20), “Where To Find Occupations That Make Up The Federal Government’s Civil Service System” (Feb. 26), “Federal Agencies Looking To Fill High Demand Positions” (Feb. 28), and “Decoding The Mysterious Nature Of Federal Recruitment and Hiring” (March 4). It is also partially extracted from federal senior manager and HR expert Angela Freeman’s recent webinar, “Exploring Federal Career Paths” held on Feb. 8, 2022.

By Alex Harrington

The federal government faces tremendous challenges in our nation today, especially contingencies and threats throughout the world. To deal with these complexities, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is working with federal agencies throughout the government to “recruit and hire a diverse and talented workforce from all across America.” In fact, they need a skillful workforce to meet the current challenges and threats today.