Improving diversity starts in the recruiting process.
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In the public sector we’re still recruiting for yesterday’s world. But this can change, and quickly, if you use talent pooling.
State and local governments are turning to social media, especially Twitter, to recruit talent in the IT space.
The government IT workforce is rapidly approaching a retirement tsunami, and a potential crisis in hiring, retainment and recruitment.
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.
Technological advancement is quickly progressing. Many government agencies struggle to find new talent or resources to keep up with the latest tech trends. So, how can agencies future-proof their organizations against the need to constantly hire new talent?
In a recent GovLoop online training, we learned the importance of cultural fit for employee retention as well as using AI to retain and recruit talent.
But recruiting isn’t just a one-way street, and hiring managers aren’t the only ones making decisions. Potential candidates are deciding if the agency is a good fit for them and if they want to be managers.
In November 2014, former Office of Personnel Management Director Katherine Archuleta announced a new governmentwide initiative to improve workforce recruitment, engagement, diversity and inclusion. Now under Beth Cobert’s leadership, OPM explained how it will move the plan forward.
The rapid pace of business, coupled with the changing workforce and modern technology have created a new imperative for recruitment. Traditional recruitment methods, such as websites and online applications, are no longer sufficient. Government agencies have to adapt to new recruitment methods to keep pace with these changes and build their future workforce.