The CFPB has lifted a nearly two-year hiring freeze and accelerated its recruitment efforts. Mick Mulvaney imposed the freeze when he replaced Richard Cordray, an appointee of President Barack Obama, and became interim Director of the CFPB in November 2017. In an August 15 email to staff, CFPB Director, Kathy Kraninger explained; “Broadly speaking, the completion of the staffing planning process means: The ‘hiring freeze’ is lifted.”… Continue Reading

Hiring by the CFPB shows no signs of slowing down even though the Bureau has already significantly increased its ranks during 2012.  This week, in an announcement directed at New York City college students, college graduates and students in graduate programs, the CFPB indicated that there are “hundreds of potential [job] opportunities” available at the CFPB and promoted a program for job seekers it is holding today in New York City.… Continue Reading