recruiting

  • Army meets recruiting goals for first time in years

    The Army closed out the fiscal year that ended a little over a week ago having met its recruiting goals for the first time in five years.

  • Tim McManus: Improved recruiting results via content marketing

    Content marketing can improve the quantity and quality of job applications in recruitment campaigns. Tim McManus, vice president for outreach at the Partnership for Public Service, discusses content marketing and social media in recruitment by federal agencies on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.

  • Navy looks to onboard sailors with civilian skills at higher pay grades

    Navy has asked for legislative permission to start some new sailors’ careers at higher ranks. Some with high levels of in-demand skills would potentially start at the level of captain.

  • Jarrett Zubiate: What’s it like to be the Navy’s enlisted recruiter of the year?

    At 22, Jarrett Zubiate was managing a Verizon store, but he wanted more. Trained as a Navy hull technician, he stepped off the fleet to become a recruiter. Zubiate talks to Federal Drive with Tom Temin about being named the Navy’s enlisted recruiter of the year.

  • Tim McManus: Beating private sector at recruiting game

    The number of federal employees under age 30 dropped nearly 3 percent over the past three years. That’s according to recent analysis from the Partnership for Public Service and Deloitte. Agencies want to reverse that trend. Tim McManus is vice president for education and outreach at the Partnership for Public Service. He tells In Depth with Francis Rose that some private sector consulting and tech companies are beating agencies at the recruiting game by just showing up first.

  • Army looking past push-ups, math scores to fill its future ranks

    For now, push-ups and math scores are the main methods the Army uses to screen potential recruits. But officials say they are studying measures that take a “whole person” approach identifying future soldiers.

  • Landing that federal job — a recruiter’s perspective

    Talent acquisition manager Mike Bruni will discuss how to get a job in what is a competitive and challenging federal market. July 11, 2014

  • Survey reveals gaps in agency planning for next-generation workforce

    Agencies are struggling to fill gaps in their succession-planning efforts, according to a new survey. Many of the HR professionals surveyed said their agencies aren’t planning to invest in key succession-planning initiatives. And even where they are taking action, too many agency managers are taking a piecemeal, “siloed” approach, according to experts.

  • Landing that federal job — a recruiter’s perspective

    Talent acquisition manager Mike Bruni will discuss how to get a job in what is a competitive and challenging federal market. May 23, 2014

  • Army identifies up to $100 million in fraud in recruiting payments

    The Army’s audit arm finds huge accountability holes in a years-long program that recruited 130,000 soldiers. The program most likely violated federal law from the get-go, officials say.