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Despite having 7 ways to recruit, retain mission critical talent, agencies rarely use them

Agencies offered special payment authorities, such as retention incentives or student loan repayments, to less than 6 percent of the federal workforce…

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(AP Photo/David Goldman)FILE - In this June 6, 2015, file photo, a customer, bottom, pays for goods while shopping at the Atlanta Farmers Market in Atlanta. Americans finally got a raise in 2015 after seven years of stagnating incomes, driven by big gains among the poorest households, according to information provided by the Census Bureau, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016. Higher minimum wages in many states and tougher competition among businesses to fill jobs pushed up pay, while low inflation made those paychecks stretch further. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

Everything you need to know about your 2017 pay raise

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