Gallup: They LIKE you! They really LIKE you!

Friday - 5/8/2009, 11:05am EDT

Max Stier

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More Americans are interested in federal jobs these days. 4-in-10 say in a Gallup survey say they'd consider federal careers. That's up from about 2-in-10 three years ago. The news comes as the government prepares to hire hundreds-of-thousands because of retirements, attrition and the stimulus package. The Gallup numbers were obtained by the Partnership for Public Service. Max Stier is the group's president and CEO, and he joins us with details.