Amanda Farnan
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Personnel, retention challenges facing the federal workforce

February 14, 2019

According to a new report released by the Senior Executives Association, there are some wide-ranging workforce issues affecting the federal government.  These include an increase in political appointees at agencies, and a “brain drain” from skilled federal workers retiring. Mallory Barg Bulman, vice president of research & evaluation at the Partnership for Public Service, says that finding the talent that the federal government needs is going to be very difficult.