Three main takeaways from the first-of-its-kind government job fair held in Silver Spring on Nov. 6.
Posts Tagged: recruitment
Women and people of color are largely underrepresented in the government. Here is one explanation for why.
There’s a lot of talk in government about recruiting talent from Silicon Valley, private firms nationwide and directly from colleges and universities. But sometimes the perfect candidate for the job isn’t across the country or in a classroom; they’re down the hall or in a field office.
The focus now has to be on attracting the next generation of workers to government — but how do you do it?
What can federal, state, and local governments do to recruit millennials and ensure their missions are carried out with the nation’s top young talent?
The problems in federal hiring are not just with the endemic habit of skipping and joining recruitment workflows or its enablement by agencies’ automated hiring technologies.
When it comes to building an effective workforce in the public sector, diversity trumps many other factors that play into the equation. That’s why diverse companies have been proven to outperform their peers.
In part one of our millennial blog post with Deloitte we debunked millennial myths in government. In part two, we look at how to actually bring those millennials into government. With every new generation government must find new ways to attract and recruit the next group of employees. This time around, government needs to hire… Read more »
The state didn’t hire a team of consultants to figure out that it took applicants nine clicks to find the state’s Office of IT (OIT) job site or that job seekers weren’t sure of the difference between open hire and direct hire. Those were just a few of the issues a handful of OIT interns… Read more »
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.