The future of the federal government and contractor workforces is our focus here as we look at a pair of new initiatives announced this week that aim to help build up skill sets for current and future staffers in the public and private sectors.
First, a total of 109 companies have won positions on the unrestricted and small business portions of the joint General Services Administration-Office of Personnel Management potential15.5-year, $11.5 billion Human Capital and Training Solutions contract vehicle announced Monday.
OPM will oversee program management functions and the GSA will administer contract awards under “HCaTS, ” a vehicle designed to give agencies a single resource for contractors’ services in human resource-related functions to help construct and maintain the federal workforce.
In another partnership effort, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency willcollaborate with businesses and academic institutions on temporary worker exchanges between participating organizations.
NGA’s goals for the “eNGAge” program are to gain more access to technologies in the private sector and expose its employees to different methodologies during their placements.
Our GovCon executive readers have from time-to-time expressed to our media staff their views on what contractors and agencies should do to help build up the future workforce on both sides and how to identify that talent.
We have also received a great amount of feedback on who the GovCon arena’s most influential human resources leaders are in government and businesses, so in response we unveiled this week the first annual edition of ”Executive Mosaic’s Top Human Resources Executives in Government Contracting.”
Click through to view the full list of selections and to see how they responded to media staff’s question on what the top recruiting and HR challenges are in the GovCon space.
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