recruitment

  • Presidents, members of Congress, veterans and many others call it the finest fighting force in the world. But the Army doesn’t stay that way by accident. Recruiting is a constant challenge, particularly as society and culture change. Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Snow is commander of the Army Recruiting Command. He joins Federal Drive host Tom Temin at the Association of the U.S. Army convention in Washington.

    October 13, 2015
  • Sergeant Major of the Army Daniel Dailey hopes improved recruitment and retention practices as well as a new evaluation system for non-commissioned officers will strengthen the ranks in the face of budget cuts.

    September 09, 2015
  • The number of federal employees under age 30 drops from 9.6 percent of the workforce to 6.6 percent over the last five years. And the number of employees under age 25 is down from 2 percent of the federal workforce to 0.9 percent in the same time. That's according to the 2014 Best Places to Work analysis from the Partnership for Public Service and Deloitte. Tim McManus is vice president for education and outreach at the Partnership. He tells In Depth with Francis Rose that recruiting the younger generation is one of agencies' biggest challenges.

    August 10, 2015
  • New analysis from the Partnership for Public Service of the Office of Personnel Management's Employee Viewpoint Survey shows that low employee satisfaction negatively impacts an agency's ability to hire and retain employees.

    August 05, 2015
  • Federal executives say they worry about the capacity of their workforce and how it impacts their agencies’ performance in a recent “Future of Government Service” survey released this month.

    July 17, 2015
  • By LOLITA C. BALDOR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter is considering easing some military enlistment standards as part of a broader set of initiatives to better attract and keep quality service…

    March 30, 2015
  • Talent acquisition manager Mike Bruni will discuss job trends in the federal government, the kinds of workers that agencies need, and how to land a job in what is a competitive and challenging federal market. February 20, 2015

    February 20, 2015
  • Talent acquisition manager Mike Bruni will discuss job trends in the federal government, the kinds of workers that agencies need, and how to land a job in what is a competitive and challenging federal market. February 6, 2015

    February 06, 2015
  • Certain recruiting and hiring authorities within agencies "threaten the principle of fair and open competition," according to the latest report from the Merit Systems Protection Board. Former DHS CHCO Jeff Neal offers his take.

    January 12, 2015
  • On this week's Women of Washington radio show, Anne Altman, head of IBM Federal, joins hosts Gigi Schumm and Aileen Black to discuss how successful companies bring new talent into their organizations.

    December 31, 2014
  • A two-pronged approach to building the workforce of the 21st century is coming from the Office of Personnel Management. Director Katherine Archuleta says the strategy includes some technology, some new approaches to old problems and some old-fashioned glad handing. Federal News Radio's Emily Kopp tells In Depth with Francis Rose about the two employee groups that form the two prongs of the OPM strategy.

    November 14, 2014
  • Director Katherine Archuleta says the personnel agency is overhauling the government's recruiting tools to attract tech-savvy twentysomethings who might not be charmed, exactly, by stuffy job descriptions or bureaucratic websites.

    November 14, 2014
  • Talent acquisition manager Mike Bruni will discuss job trends in the federal government, the kinds of workers that agencies need, and how to land a job in what is a competitive and challenging federal market. October 10, 2014

    October 10, 2014
  • This week, Julie Perkins hosts a roundtable discussion of why government agencies should recruit and hire members of the millennial generation. October 3, 2014

    October 03, 2014