Fed Figures-Hiring at a Glance
Publication Date: 09/10/2013
Publication Topics: Attitudes Toward Government Service, Critical Skills and Mission Critical Occupations, Diversity, Recruiting and Hiring
Publication Type: Issue Briefs, White Papers and Snapshots
How many people did the federal government hire last year? How does that number compare to past years? Which agencies are doing the most hiring? In a new analysis, the Partnership for Public Service examined recent federal hiring and employment data to answer these questions, and more. In the midst of sequestration and budget cuts hiring is down from previous years, but the federal government still hired nearly 90 thousand employees in fiscal 2012, the majority of them replacement hires.
The Partnership for Public Service is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that works to revitalize our federal government by inspiring a new generation to serve and by transforming the way government works.
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