With the across-the-board budget cuts, known as sequestration, looming and continuing debate in Congress and elsewhere over federal pay and benefits, it’s clear job opportunities in the federal sector also face some ups and downs.
Lily Whiteman, a federal career coach and the author of “How to Land a Top-Paying Federal Job,” joins In Depth to discuss the state of the current job market in the federal sphere, tips for federal job-hunters and some myths about working for Uncle Sam.
Bill Cull — Vice President of Federal, Splunk
NASA, the National Science Foundation and the Energy Department have launched the first initiative under the Big Data Challenge. The hope is to gather information from different agencies and figure out how it could help every participant’s mission.
The TechAmerica Foundation’s Big Data Commission has a new report, “Demystifying Big Data,” with advice on how to do just that.
IT firm Splunk is a member of TechAmerica’s Big Data commission. Bill Cull, Splunk’s vice president of federal, joins In Depth to discuss what the commission hopes the report can highlight.