Most Talented Agencies

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    Kevin Carter

    CNN.Money and Forbes recently released a list of the top companies admired most for their ability to attract and keep talented people. I thought it would be interesting to compile a similar list of those agencies you admire most for attracting and retaining the best and the brightest.

    If the Federal government is to be a model employer, I think it’s worth looking at those agencies that recruit and retain the best and then asking “how do they do it?”

    I tried to create a survey that would allow you to rank agencies, but I gave up, and instead will just encourage you to rank your top 5 choices in the comments section. I’ll compile a list in a week and publish the top results. To make it easier, you might want to check out the Partnership for Public Service’s Best Places to Work, which will give you a list of agencies from which you can work.

    Here are my top 5:

    1) FBI

    2) Treasury Department

    3) NASA

    4) CIA

    5) State Department

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    Tarryn Reddy

    At the PMF and Pathways event on Monday, GAO was mentioned several times for the success they have in retaining and recruiting. A lot of it having to do with having a presence on college campuses. Something to think about for other agencies.

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    Dick Davies

    DOD is the most trusted government agency

  • #125436

    Steve Ressler

    My favorite 5

    -NIH & NSF (even though they are different I lump them together as both academic)




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