“A coalition of agencies led by the Office of Personnel Management is putting out a governmentwide call to hire data scientists.
OPM, working with the Federal Chief Data Officers Council, and U.S. Digital Service, posted a joint hiring announcement Monday giving applicants with in-demand skills consideration for more than 50 data science positions through a single application.
The hiring process is designed to onboard employees with in-demand skills at a faster pace than what would normally happen under the federal hiring system. The U.S. Digital Service piloted the same process last spring to hire customer experience experts…”
“OPM announced the job application would close at midnight the day it received 500 applications. An OPM spokesperson said it received more than that many applications in less than 48 hours…” Read the full article here.
Source: Data scientist hiring campaign maxes out applications in less than 2 days – By Jory Heckman, January 15, 2021. Federal News Network.