Retaining and recruiting top talent in government is a significant issue. Agencies want to be successful in providing government services and in order to do that, they need qualified contributors. Human resource departments are experiencing challenges in building stable staff within budgets that are continually stretched. Recruiting and retaining talent has become a significant issue… Read more »
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With a narrow talent pool, very specific IT needs, and stiff competition from the top STEM organizations, government agencies can struggle to recruit the right talent. Here’s some advice.
Last year, only 24 percent government workers were between the ages of 20 and 35. Attract young talent by championing these four millennial-approved values.
As things move forward, you may be surprised to learn that the foe of your daily accomplishments, sometimes known under the alias “red tape,” is going to serve as an integral system of checks and balances in all that transpires with any agency reorganization.
To achieve end-to-end transformation across a diverse workforce, employees need devices that maximize productivity.
Numerous studies point to the same trend: that recruiters tend to hire the applicants with whom they have the most in common.
Agencies understand that delivering services to the people they serve requires staff who understand and are passionate about that mission. Recruiting and retaining talent is important to the success of government organizations in providing these services.
Maine CIO Jim Smith is collaborating with academia and the private sector to improve how the state grooms, recruits and hires IT and cyber professionals.
Prioritizing attracting talent over growing it locally is like running on a treadmill hoping you’ll win the marathon. Instead, government officials and community leaders should prioritize accessible training opportunities for individuals already living in the region.
Learn why employers are reshaping their hiring process for non-traditional candidates and why federal agencies should do the same.