Posts By Chris IRS Recruiter

Recruitment 411: Serving Those Who Served

Today’s guest blogger is Jim Clifford, an executive with the IRS’s Wage and Investment division. He is the executive champion of the IRS Warrior Intern Program and the co-founder of the IRS Military Outreach for Service. As Veterans Day approaches, I begin to reflect more seriously on the question of how to repay a debtRead… Read more »

Recruitment 411: Lessons of Leadership Part 3 – Setting up for Success

Today’s guest blogger is Eric Erickson, a communications specialist with the IRS Recruitment Office. They say life is full of important lessons. I’m not sure who ‘they’ is, but I found out recently that they are correct. I spent about two months as the acting manager of the branch where my usual duties revolve aroundRead… Read more »

Recruitment 411: Lessons of Leadership Part 2 – Overcoming Obstacles

Our guest blogger today is Jon, a recruiter in California working for the IRS Recruitment Office. He just finished a temporary assignment as acting manager over one branch of our office. Going through the IRS training program for future managers has been an exciting journey for me. I started the program by attending a oneRead… Read more »

Recruitment 411: Lessons of Leadership Part 1 – There’s Always Room for Improvement

This is part one of a three part series where some members of the recruitment office will discuss the rewards and challenges of being a leader. Today’s guest blogger is Jaqi Ross, manager of the media branch. My staff has heard the refrain so many times, they’ve been known to help finish it off onceRead… Read more »

Recruitment 411: An Employee’s Story – Why I Chose the IRS

Today’s guest blogger is Scott, who’s sharing his personal journey to become a govie, and why the IRS is his employer of choice. My name is Scott, I am a tax professional and I also have a disability. As a tax professional in private practice, I was working countless hours at the office, especially duringRead… Read more »

Recruitment 411: Acknowledging Abilities of All Employees

Recruiting people with disabilities is an important part of our work at the IRS. Not just because it’s the law, but because we believe in the abilities of all people. This month marks the 24th National Disability Employment Awareness Month. This event is in an opportunity to celebrate the contributions of employees with disabilities whileRead… Read more »

Recruitment 411: Transforming Today’s Talent Into Tomorrow’s Leaders

With so many baby boomers eligible for retirement, succession planning has become more than just proactive preparation – it’s a business necessity. Over the next five years, nearly half of the leaders at the IRS will become eligible to retire. To address this issue, the IRS established an annual evaluation process called the Leadership SessionRead… Read more »