How assessments could look in the federal job market

Federal Times: Federal agencies are beginning to work through how assessment-based hiring will operate for their open positions and have begun to take cues from the private sector and other agencies on where to start, based on an Oct. 29 webinar hosted by the Office of Personnel Management.

The shift toward assessment-based hiring and away from degree-based hiring stems from a June executive order that tasked federal agencies with changing the way they hired most positions, both to expand the number of people qualified for federal jobs and to ensure that candidates with the right skills make it into the final selection process.

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