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Posted by on Aug 8, 2022

5 Best Practices for a Connected Virtual Workforce

5 Best Practices for a Connected Virtual Workforce

  Over the last two years, most of us have had to adapt quickly after being dropped into our remote workplaces, which are often our living rooms, bedrooms, or kitchens. And we’ve normalized and adapted to those solo workdays quickly. As we creep steadily into our third year of working from home, it’s important to […]

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Posted by on Jan 19, 2022

Resources for Hiring and Retaining the Best Talent for Federal Agencies

Resources for Hiring and Retaining the Best Talent for Federal Agencies

The pandemic has exacerbated long-standing challenges in federal hiring. With lengthy applications, extensive interview processes, background checks, and a lack of data-driven hiring practices, federal agencies struggle to attract top talent to fill mission-critical roles and continue the important work of serving the American people. The Biden-Harris administration has released the Management Agenda Vision, encompassing […]

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Posted by on Aug 4, 2021

Twenty Years Later, Federal Workforce Skills Gaps Remain a High-Risk Issue

Twenty Years Later, Federal Workforce Skills Gaps Remain a High-Risk Issue

Since 2001, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) has identified skills gaps as a high-risk area impacting federal staff across all agencies, affecting productivity, and resulting in costly issues. In 2021, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and GAO reiterated that “strategic human capital management remains high-risk because more work is needed to address government-wide mission-critical […]

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Posted by on Jun 30, 2021

Strategies to Reverse High Rates of Turnover Within Federal Agencies

Strategies to Reverse High Rates of Turnover Within Federal Agencies

Federal agencies are struggling to retain top talent. In 2018, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) found that voluntary separations accounted for 36% of federal employee departures. Resignations were the most cited reason, followed by retirements. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the median tenure of federal employees was just 8.2 years in 2020. […]

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