Impressions from 15 years in public service
James-Christian Blockwood, the Partnership’s executive vice president, previously served 15 years in four federal agencies. He shares his thoughts on government service and its unique power and position to positively impact communities and people.
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.”
How one public-private partnership is closing the cybersecurity talent gap
Amidst a global pandemic that has made us more reliant on digital technology, public and private sector organizations need to prepare for and safeguard against cyber threats. However, the latest workforce data shows a shortage of cybersecurity professionals. The Cybersecurity Talent Initiative aims to reduce that talent gap.
The benefits of taking a more structured approach to networking
While it can be difficult to assess the roles professional connections play, taking the time to assess your networks can lead to more meaningful connections. Learn three principles that can help you turn these powerful connections into new mentors, careers and more.
Why internal customer experience helps agencies deliver on their mission
To deliver on mission and operate smoothly, federal agencies require mission-support employees to provide high-quality internal customer experience. The Partnership’s new Mission Support Leadership Program aims to provide these employees with the leadership skills they need to support their colleagues and the government as a whole.