Hiring reforms better than advertised

Tuesday - 5/17/2011, 10:41am EDT

John Palguta, vice president for policy, Partnership for Public Service

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Last May, President Barack Obama announced a series of hiring reforms for the federal government - the elimination of KSAs, a new process for hiring recent graduates, and shortening hire times were just a few of the issues he addressed. How are agencies handling these reforms a year later? John Palguta, vice president for policy at the Partnership for Public Service, tells Federal News Radio the changes are more successful than many people realize.