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How Biden Can Strengthen the Federal Workforce

June 9, 2021

While the President’s commitment is clear, the government’s workforce problems go far beyond backfilling vacancies caused by the Trump administration’s hiring freezes and budget cuts. As Max Stier, president of the nonprofit Partnership for Public Service, recently told the Washington Post, “This is not simply about undoing what Trump did. Going back to where we were would not work in the world we’re in.” The usual high level planning and head counts ignore the impact of how the pandemic and remote working has changed organizations and the day to day people issues.