The Pentagon wants to bring on a recruiter to hire tech talent

FedScoop: The Department of Defense readily acknowledges that it isn’t the greatest at attracting top civilian tech talent — and it’s definitely not as good as the private sector is. So the Pentagon wants to hire one of those private companies to do tech recruiting on its behalf.

The Defense Digital Service issued a request for information this week looking to create a “Civilian Hiring as a Service Pilot Program.” The idea is that DDS would bring in a support service from industry to assist “with recruiting technical talent from industry and federal/state/local government into the Department of Defense,” the RFI says.

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