California’s Talent Gap: Recruiting and Hiring a New Generation of Federal Employees

September 12, 2019

California has the largest population of civilian federal workers outside of the Washington, D.C., region, with more than 150,000 civil servants working at federal agencies that have important and diverse missions.

This issue brief provides an overview of federal entry-level talent needs in California, discusses recruiting and hiring challenges and offers strategies agencies can use to get quality talent in the door.

Publication Type: Research and Publications