GAO: Great Recruiting is Not Enough
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GAO: Great Recruiting is Not Enough

February 10, 2005

The U.S. General Accounting Office (GAO) has set out to become one of the world’s premiere professional services firms. In order to succeed, the agency must recruit and retain world-class talent-experts in the defense, economic, scientific, financial and social programs the federal government administers.

This challenge is especially difficult in light of GAO’s stereotypical image as a legion of accountants with green eyeshades straight out of central casting. GAO’s leadership team accepted the challenge and launched a recruiting initiative that produced results and a model for the rest of the federal government.

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