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Hiring Information

Human Capital Framework Policy, Data, Oversight

Human Capital Management

Pay and Leave Flexibilities

Recruitment and Outreach

Training for Human Resources Staff

Training specifically for Federal HR practitioners is available to provide them with the technical human resources expertise, communication techniques and consulting skills to guide hiring managers through the hiring process.

  • Delegated Examining (DE) Certification Program
    OPM delegates the authority to fill competitive civil service jobs to agencies, which is known as Delegated Examining. The DE Certification program prepares HR Specialists to ensure that applicants will be recruited from all segments of society, participate in a fair and open competition, and be selected on the basis of their competencies and merit. Successful completion of the Certification Assessment is required for staff involved in competitive hiring appointments.
  • Federal Human Resources Institute (FHRI)
    FHRI is a government-wide initiative to close skills gaps and enable the Federal HR workforce’s capability. Utilizing a standardized, competency-based development approach, employees can take 22 staffing and 2 classification courses via a virtual instructor-led delivery approach. Additional courses are being designed and will lead to a HR Certification certifying HR proficiency in a broad range of disciplines.
  • OPM Training and Development Policy Wiki
    OPM Sponsored Courses for Federal Employees are available to access at no cost.
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