Retaining talent is an obstacle currently faced by managers in the federal service. Here are three challenges we uncovered.
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During the training, “5 Tips to Retain Your Team,” we suggested five approaches for managers who want to keep top performers.
This approach could be particularly useful for technical roles that receive large numbers of applicants but also those that have a clear set of qualifications.
Answering personnel management questions will be critical if the government is to excel in its missions and break free from overly bureaucratic processes in the 21st century.
User experience in government isn’t just about tech – it refers to how easy or difficult it is for government employees to get their job done.
It takes courage to hire folks who disagree with you. It sounds crazy, but the proof of value is there.
In the public sector we’re still recruiting for yesterday’s world. But this can change, and quickly, if you use talent pooling.
Most people would rather eat ground glass than write essays for job applications. Nevertheless, if you apply for Senior Executive Service (SES) jobs, training programs, fellowships or other selective career opportunities, you will probably have to answer odious essay questions.
These five strategies from Innovative Pathways to Public Service could help attract a new generation to fulfill critical public sector functions.
Governments unfortunately do not often look within to see what they may need to change in order to draw people into service.