State Dept. highlights workforce goals as part of ‘historic’ modernization strategy

Faced with ongoing morale issues, the State Department has highlighted workforce retention goals as part of an agency modernizing strategy. The department is focused on recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce, and addressing recurring problems that have prompted some employees to take a hike mid-career. It’s also keeping telework in place even after the pandemic. Federal News Network’s Jory Heckman takes a closer look at the strategy.