Who is quitting and retiring: Important fiscal 2021 trends in the federal government 

Attrition is an ongoing concern for our federal government. While some attrition is natural and can help infuse the federal workforce with new talent and ideas, turnover can also cause a loss of institutional knowledge and cost hiring managers both time and resources. Therefore, federal leaders need to monitor attrition and be proactive when possible...

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Fed Figures: California Workforce – FY 2020

By: Elizabeth Byers

The federal government employed 159,077* workers in California at the end of fiscal 2020, representing about 8% of the total federal workforce. Only the District of Columbia and Virginia had more federal employees. In addition, more Californians work for federal agencies than for the entire University of California system, making the government one of the largest employers in the state. This profile focuses on full-time, nonseasonal, civilian federal employees in California, with the exception of those individuals who work in the legislative or judicial branches, the intelligence community or for the U.S. Postal Service.

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The Federal Workforce and the Trump Administration

By: Maddie Powder , Elizabeth Byers

This analysis sheds light on our nation's federal civilian workforce during the Trump administration. What changes occurred throughout the administration's four years? Did past trends continue or change under President Donald Trump? The Partnership for Public Service analyzed federal workforce data to answer these and other questions.

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Fed Figures: COVID-19 and the Federal Workforce

This analysis sheds light on our nation's federal civilian workforce during the Trump administration. What changes occurred throughout the administration's four years? Did past trends continue or change under President Donald Trump? The Partnership for Public Service analyzed federal workforce data to answer these and other questions.

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How one public-private partnership is closing the cybersecurity talent gap

The Partnership for Public Service recently launched the Cybersecurity Talent Initiative to address an emerging crisis in our country: the shortage of well-trained cybersecurity professionals. The initiative is a first-of-its kind public-private partnership designed to reduce this talent gap.

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Celebrating the work of civil servants who safeguard our nation

It often takes a crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic for us to remember how important federal employees are to our daily lives. Our nation’s civil servants defend our shores, protect our computer networks and secure our financial institutions. They safeguard travelers and our vast transportation systems.

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