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.
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.
Why do federal employees join public service?
In May, we sent a survey to federal employees asking them why they are drawn to public service. For many of the federal employees who responded, one motivation stands above the rest: the desire to give back.
A revealing look at racial diversity in the federal government
While the federal government uses a merit system to ensure fairness in hiring, pay and promotions, federal employees of color still face a biased system. A look at the data shows that people of color hold a smaller percentage of professional or senior-level positions than their percentage of the workforce.
Future of Government Service Survey: How do your views compare with other federal executives?
Discussions about the future of public service and how to strengthen the federal government must be informed by the right data. The Future of Government Service Survey collects that data through feedback from federal executives. Learn why you should take the survey if contacted.
The Cybersecurity Talent Initiative: Recruiting the next digital defenders
The number of unfilled cybersecurity jobs in the public and private sectors continue to rise, but there remains a lack of qualified professionals to fill those positions. The Cybersecurity Talent Initiative aims to fill that gap.
Why I Serve: Federal employees share their proudest accomplishments
This Public Service Recognition Week, we asked federal employees to share their stories of working in government. Read some of their top accomplishments around saving lives, protecting the environment and recruiting the next generation of public servants.
Celebrating the work of civil servants who safeguard our nation
In celebration of Public Service Recognition Week, take a look at three positions in the federal workforce that play a key role in protecting the public.