Each of the military services are facing shortages of pilots, especially combat pilots, which defense officials have tended to blame on increasing demand from the commercial airline industry.
The Air Force Reserves Command, like the Air Force itself, has a constant need for flight engineers. But it takes a long time to develop and train flight engineers.
The Army had to reassess its recruiting goals this year after realizing it would not be able to recruit 80,000 soldiers.
Frustrated by collegiate recruiting, the FBI experiments with getting high school students involved via summer internships.
The U.S. Army will not meet its mission to recruit 80,000 active duty soldiers this year and has officially lowered that goal
After years of shrinking the force, the Army is suddenly in growth mode again, creating new challenges for recruiters.
Federal hiring managers have a tough time these days. The public hears nothing but news of budget cuts, buyouts and reductions in force. Yet agencies across the board do have real and funded openings. Margot Conrad, director of education and outreach at the Partnership for Public Service, shares some advice on recruiting with credibility on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
If the government workforce shrinks, as President Donald Trump says he thinks it should, then agencies need to make sure the people they do have are top notch. Tim McManus, chief operating officer of the Partnership for Public Service, tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin how agencies can improve their recruiting game.
Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced a series of recruiting changes on Tuesday that he said would let the armed services recruit from a broader swath of the American population, rebuild lost ties with local communities and reduce growing misconceptions about military service.
The Department of Energy is looking to deliver a jolt to its workforce development and recruitment processes, so it’s standing up a new Office of Talent Management to do just that.