Nextgov - Wired Workplacehttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/A Look at Issues Facing Federal IT Workersen-usTue, 09 Dec 2014 00:01:00 -0500Among Best Federal Agencies to Work, NASA Continues to Soarhttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/12/among-best-federal-agencies-work-nasa-continues-soar/100743/This is the third year in a row the agency was named the top place to work among large federal agencies.Nextgov StaffTue, 09 Dec 2014 00:01:00 -0500http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/12/among-best-federal-agencies-work-nasa-continues-soar/100743/CIO Briefing - Wired WorkplaceA NASA Orion capsule on top of a Delta IV rocket lifts off on its first unmanned orbital test flight from Complex 37 B at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Friday, Dec. 5, 2014NASA/APHow to Get Engineers to Work for You Instead of Facebook or Google http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/12/how-get-engineers-work-you-instead-facebook-or-google/100229/You already have all the tools you need to recruit the best engineers for your organization.Pete Soderling, QuartzTue, 02 Dec 2014 12:33:00 -0500http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/12/how-get-engineers-work-you-instead-facebook-or-google/100229/CIO Briefing - Wired WorkplaceBrt/Shutterstock.comGovernment Tech Recruiting Still Overshadowed by HealthCare.gov Blunderhttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/11/government-tech-recruiting-still-overshadowed-healthcaregov-blunder/99599/Democrats are concerned Todd Park’s recent grilling could hurt his efforts to recruit top tech talent.Jack MooreThu, 20 Nov 2014 17:15:10 -0500http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/11/government-tech-recruiting-still-overshadowed-healthcaregov-blunder/99599/CIO Briefing - Wired WorkplaceTodd Park, former chief technology officer of the US, prepares to testify on Capitol HillJ. Scott Applewhite/AP Developers, Want to Earn More Money? Learn Ruby on Railshttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/11/developers-want-earn-more-money-learn-ruby-rails/99539/Though a language currently in high demand like Ruby might get you the best salary, it might not be the best way to make a career.Max Nisen, QuartzThu, 20 Nov 2014 14:05:49 -0500http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/11/developers-want-earn-more-money-learn-ruby-rails/99539/CIO Briefing - Wired WorkplaceADE2013/Shutterstock.comIn the Workplace of the Future, Say Farewell to Your Deskhttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/11/workplace-future-say-farewell-your-desk/99317/More people are working remotely now, creating workstation vacancies that irk those paying the rent.Max Nisen, QuartzTue, 18 Nov 2014 12:24:02 -0500http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/11/workplace-future-say-farewell-your-desk/99317/CIO Briefing - Wired WorkplaceNaphat Rojanarangsiman/Shutterstock.comThe Three Essential Skills for the Next Generation of Tech Workershttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/11/three-essential-skills-next-generation-tech-workers/99200/What do we need to learn that will help us thrive in this new world of work today and 10, 20, 30 years from now?Jessica Lawrence, QuartzMon, 17 Nov 2014 13:20:54 -0500http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/11/three-essential-skills-next-generation-tech-workers/99200/CIO Briefing - Wired WorkplaceSergey Nivens/Shutterstock.comThe Complete Guide to Networking for Introvertshttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/11/complete-guide-networking-introverts/98960/Extroverts, who tend to excel at building contacts outside their organization, shouldn’t be the only ones using the skill to earn more and advance in their careers.Max Nisen, QuartzThu, 13 Nov 2014 12:36:15 -0500http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/11/complete-guide-networking-introverts/98960/CIO Briefing - Wired WorkplaceGray Ng/Shutterstock.comWhy Veterans Make Good Cyberwarriorshttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/11/why-veterans-make-good-cyberwarriors/98735/Putting returning warfighters back to work as cyberdefenders makes sense, advocates say.Jack MooreTue, 11 Nov 2014 12:32:21 -0500http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/11/why-veterans-make-good-cyberwarriors/98735/CIO Briefing - Wired WorkplaceA specialist holds a hard drive seized during the Gulf War, at the Defense Computer Forensics Laboratory, Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, in Linthicum, Md. The DCFL is ground zero in the nation’s fight against cybercrime. Manuel Balce Ceneta/APThis is Google’s Incredibly Simple Hiring Formulahttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/11/googles-incredibly-simple-hiring-formula/98219/Never compromise.Max Nisen, QuartzWed, 05 Nov 2014 12:29:15 -0500http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/11/googles-incredibly-simple-hiring-formula/98219/CIO Briefing - Wired Workplacea man raises his hand during a meeting at Google offices, Oct. 17, 2012.Mark Lennihan/AP File PhotoDoes Anybody Really Know How Many Cyber Professionals the Government Needs?http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/11/does-anybody-really-know-how-many-cybersecurity-professionals-government-need/97943/Quantifying the precise cyber talent gap remains an inexact science. Can a single federal cyber jobs database help?Jack MooreMon, 03 Nov 2014 12:04:45 -0500http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/11/does-anybody-really-know-how-many-cybersecurity-professionals-government-need/97943/CIO Briefing - Wired WorkplacePressmaster/Shutterstock.comTo Hack the Bureaucracy, Federal IT Fix-It Shop First Needs to Hack Hiringhttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/10/hack-bureaucracy-18f-first-needs-hack-hiring/97595/The incubator has plans to grow bigger in the next year.Camille TuuttiTue, 28 Oct 2014 15:02:10 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/10/hack-bureaucracy-18f-first-needs-hack-hiring/97595/CIO Briefing - Wired Workplacevenimo/Shutterstock.comMore Federal Employees Are Teleworking More Oftenhttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/10/more-federal-employees-are-teleworking-more-often/97382/The uptick is slight but steady, survey of feds shows.Rebecca CarrollFri, 24 Oct 2014 16:18:24 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/10/more-federal-employees-are-teleworking-more-often/97382/CIO Briefing - Wired Workplacekazoka/Shutterstock.comWant to Work for Google? You Have Only a 0.2 Percent Chance of Getting Hiredhttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/10/want-work-google-you-have-only-02-percent-chance-getting-hired/97133/Google gets around 3 million applications a year now.Max Nisen, QuartzWed, 22 Oct 2014 12:49:23 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/10/want-work-google-you-have-only-02-percent-chance-getting-hired/97133/CIO Briefing - Wired WorkplaceA view of the Google France office.Jacques Brinon/AP File PhotoThis Tech Giant Thinks Silicon Valley’s Diversity Problem is Overstatedhttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/10/tech-giant-thinks-silicon-valleys-diversity-overstated/96917/He cites that demand for talent is so high, that any logical company will go anywhere to get it.Max Nisen, QuartzMon, 20 Oct 2014 15:37:50 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/10/tech-giant-thinks-silicon-valleys-diversity-overstated/96917/CIO Briefing - Wired WorkplaceFlickr user JD LasicaIntelligence Community Needs More Than a Few Good Womenhttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/10/intelligence-community-needs-more-few-good-women/96338/James Clapper, the nation’s spy chief, is a fierce advocate of diverse intelligence workforce.Jack MooreFri, 10 Oct 2014 17:06:29 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/10/intelligence-community-needs-more-few-good-women/96338/CIO Briefing - Wired WorkplaceDefense Secretary Robert Gates, left, applaud as Letitia Long, center, is hugged by James Clapper, director, National Intelligence, center, after becoming the new Director of the National Geospatial-Inteligence Agency, Monday, Aug. 9, 2010.Cliff Owen/APMillennials Kind of Clueless About Cybersecurity Careershttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/10/millennials-kind-clueless-about-cybersecurity-careers/96170/Millennials aren’t necessarily ready to take on the mantle of cyber savior.Jack MooreThu, 09 Oct 2014 13:48:28 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/10/millennials-kind-clueless-about-cybersecurity-careers/96170/CIO Briefing - Wired Workplacehxdbzxy/Shutterstock.comCheck Your Phone During Meetings? Your Boss is Probably Perturbedhttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/09/check-your-phone-during-meetings-your-boss-probably-perturbed/94967/Why do so many people—especially successful people—find smartphone use in meetings to be inappropriate?Travis Bradberry, QuartzWed, 24 Sep 2014 12:30:39 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/09/check-your-phone-during-meetings-your-boss-probably-perturbed/94967/CIO Briefing - Wired Workplacebaranq/Shutterstock.comBoosting Hispanic Share of Tech Workforce Could be Key to Closing STEM gaphttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/09/boosting-hispanic-share-stem-workforce-crucial-economic-growth/94511/As the young demographic grows, public-private partnerships are working to place Hispanic millennials in one of the country's fastest-growing fields.Janie Boschma, National JournalThu, 18 Sep 2014 16:34:45 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/09/boosting-hispanic-share-stem-workforce-crucial-economic-growth/94511/CIO Briefing - Wired Workplace Alexander Raths/Shutterstock.comAt These Tech Companies, the Biggest Office Perk is Getting Rid of the Officehttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/09/these-tech-companies-biggest-office-perk-getting-rid-office/94091/Allowing employees to work from anywhere makes it easier to focus on the work itself.Aimee Groth, QuartzMon, 15 Sep 2014 12:43:23 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/09/these-tech-companies-biggest-office-perk-getting-rid-office/94091/CIO Briefing - Wired Workplacekazoka/Shutterstock.comWhy So Many in the Tech Industry Struggle with Depressionhttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/09/why-so-many-tech-industry-struggle-depression/93815/Long hours, isolation, and stress put IT professionals at risk of mental illness.Roni Jacobson, The AtlanticThu, 11 Sep 2014 10:30:14 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/09/why-so-many-tech-industry-struggle-depression/93815/CIO Briefing - Wired Workplace bikeriderlondon/Shutterstock.comIs It Worth Creating a Pay Scale for Federal Cyber Pros?http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/09/it-worth-creating-pay-scale-federal-cyber-pros/93281/Federal auditors think so, but the Office of Personnel Management says the field is still evolving.Aliya SternsteinFri, 05 Sep 2014 15:49:45 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/09/it-worth-creating-pay-scale-federal-cyber-pros/93281/CIO Briefing - Wired WorkplaceHermin/Shutterstock.comHiring a Developer? Don’t Do These 5 Thingshttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/09/hiring-developer-dont-do-these-5-things/92882/Without changing anything about your applicant pool, you can hire different people and your company will do better.Laurie Voss, QuartzTue, 02 Sep 2014 13:51:00 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/09/hiring-developer-dont-do-these-5-things/92882/CIO Briefing - Wired WorkplaceOlivier Le Moal/Shutterstock.comNot All Teleworkers Created Equalhttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/08/not-all-teleworkers-created-equal/92339/For women, there are major drawbacks to requesting to work remotely, according to a new study.Olga Khazan, The AtlanticMon, 25 Aug 2014 15:47:41 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/08/not-all-teleworkers-created-equal/92339/CIO Briefing - Wired WorkplaceNadezhda1906/Shutterstock.comGaming and GIS: Working with a Virtual Worldhttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/08/mapping-out-video-games/91793/Tech pros searching for a GIS gig, look no further.Caitlin FairchildTue, 19 Aug 2014 18:07:37 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/08/mapping-out-video-games/91793/CIO Briefing - Wired Workplace A scene from the video game, "Call of Duty: Ghosts." The game is a first-person shooter and features interactive maps.Activision/Infinity Ward/APThe Joys and Sorrows of Late-Night Emailhttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/08/joys-and-sorrows-late-night-email/91670/For a certain class of workers, nighttime isn't time off work. It's time on email.Derek Thompson, The AtlanticMon, 18 Aug 2014 10:29:51 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/08/joys-and-sorrows-late-night-email/91670/CIO Briefing - Wired Workplacekpatyhka/Shutterstock.com