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Amid Portal Problems, USAJOBS Turns Frustration to Friendship With Social Media

Steve Ressler | Posted 02.11.2012 | DC
Steve Ressler

When USAJOBS -- the online portal for federal jobs -- shut down for a few days in October to launch it's new website, government job seekers and recru...

USAJOBS 3.0 Jumps the Shark

Linda E. Brooks Rix | Posted 01.09.2012 | Technology
Linda E. Brooks Rix

When the Obama administration needed real, proven innovative skills -- in this particular case to address the problem of veterans' unemployment -- it was not surprising to see that it had finally turned to private sector professionals for the solution.

USAJobs: Help Not Wanted, But Desperately Needed

Linda E. Brooks Rix | Posted 12.13.2011 | Technology
Linda E. Brooks Rix

One year behind schedule and nearly $20 million spent this year alone, the Office of Personnel Management couldn't come close to engineering a smooth launch of its USAJobs 3.0 platform update on Wednesday.

Low and Slow: The Process of Reforming Government

Linda E. Brooks Rix | Posted 11.23.2011 | Politics
Linda E. Brooks Rix

If you were asked to make a personal investment in an organization would you accept an investment plan that would take 10 years, billions of dollars, with the odds of success below 25 percent?