Amanda Farnan
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5 Reasons the Federal Government Struggles to Attract Top Talent

August 31, 2020

The mission of working for the federal government runs deep in its workers. But a recent report from the Partnership for Public Service highlights the divide between the federal government’s talent needs and its hiring practices. The heart behind their “Time for Talent” report is one that seeks change for an aging federal workforce that has gaps that will need to be quickly filled. In its current state, only 6.3% of the federal workforce are under the age of 30, whereas 44.8% are over the age of 50.