New federal hiring concentrated in DoD, VA, DHS

Tuesday - 11/8/2011, 6:04pm EST

Tom Shoop, editor-in-chief, Government Executive

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Workforces at the Department of Defense, Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security have all gotten bigger over the last four years, writes editor-in-chief Tom Shoop in Government Executive. At the same time, Congress is considering shrinking agencies' workforce size. Shoop joins In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss why growth has occurred in these particular agencies.