OPM offers database of job candidates with disabilities

By Jolie Lee
Federal News Radio

The Office of Personnel Management is providing agencies a list of candidates with disabilities who are eligible to be hired through the Schedule A hiring appointment.

The list includes search capability and offers real-time updates as new candidates are added, according to an OPM memo on Friday.

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The database is hosted on the Max Federal Community, an online platform to allow agencies to share information.

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The candidate database comes after a July 2010 executive order from President Obama to hire 100,000 people with disabilities by 2015.

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