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Hiring Reform of 2010 is officially here!

On Monday, November 1, 2010, President Obama's Hiring Reform Initiative officially began throughout the entire Federal Government.  The Presidential Memorandum dated May 11, 2010, "Improving the Federal Recruitment and Hiring Process, " is part of the Obama Administration's comprehensive initiative to address long-standing impediments to recruiting and hiring top talent into the Federal civilian workforce. The President's initiative calls for eliminating written essay-style questions when applicants first apply, allowing individuals to apply with only a resume and optional cover letter when they first apply, using category rating for competitive examining, improving quality and speed of hiring, notifying applicants about their status and ensuring manager responsibility and accountability for hiring.


 For any hiring reform related questions, please send your inquiry to: hiringreform@doc.gov

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