How one federal agency has developed a new pipeline for entry-level talent
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation hires about 200 entry-level bank examiners each year. To meet this hiring need, the FDIC uses two key recruiting initiatives: the Pathways Programs and agency hiring events.
An analytics tool helps the Department of Homeland Security recruit talent
In early 2020, DHS launched a new data analytics tool to recruit and hire new personnel more effectively. The tool includes a master calendar that enables the organization and its components to track their recruitment activities and successes in real time.
Why tech experts should consider a job in government
There has never been a more critical time for technical leaders to join the federal government. Cass Madison, acting executive director for the Tech Talent Project, writes about the importance of finding tech-savvy employees to serve our country.
How to use a proven FBI model to keep mission-critical positions filled
When a federal employee leaves a job, it can take months to fill the vacant position. To minimize how long positions remain unfilled, the FBI created an attrition model that helps the bureau understand when it should start recruiting new talent and how many offers it needs to ensure it remains fully staffed.
Interested in a government career? Here’s advice from federal employees.
More than 130 public servants responded to our #WhyIServe survey. We’re sharing their insights into the benefits of working in public service and tips for a successful federal career.
Nine strategies to help you evolve your talent pipeline
The federal government often has trouble recruiting the talent it needs. We share strategies that agencies can use to improve their talent pipelines, as featured in the Partnership’s report, “A Time for Talent: Improving Federal Recruiting and Hiring.”
Veterans Benefits Administration diversity and equal employment
The Veterans Benefits Administration has long sought to foster a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion. Margarita Devlin, the agency’s principal deputy under secretary for benefits, discusses the four ways VBA is committed to building and maintaining a diverse and inclusive workforce.
Meet Michelle Massarik, a young woman taking on the world of cybersecurity
Michelle Massarik, a participant in the Cybersecurity Talent Initiative, talks about her new assignment in the federal government and offers advice for women interested in cybersecurity careers.
Closing the cybersecurity skills gap: A Q&A with CyberVista CEO Simone Petrella
The Partnership spoke with CyberVista CEO Simone Petrella and asked her about their role as sole technical partner for the Cybersecurity Talent Initiative and why she is committed to the growth and development of cyber employees in the federal government.
Three tips for building good working relationships in a virtual environment
It’s still possible to maintain and grow professional relationships even when you’re working from home. Use these guidelines for creating social connections within and outside of your organization.