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In late April, the State Department announced that the Foreign Service Officer Test would no longer serve as a mechanism to cull the ranks of applicants, but rather all applicants would now move forward onto the Qualifications Evaluation Panel and their FSOT score would be factored into the evaluation.
The new policy expands the number of politically appointed positions the Office of Personnel Management must review when appointees look to transfer to permanent positions.
By Jessie Bur
The Department of Homeland Security is beefing up a free online learning tool aimed at helping government IT professionals build up their cyber skills.
By Adam Stone