Hiring time cut, but how to keep talented feds?

Tuesday - 5/10/2011, 6:03pm EDT

Tom Shoop, Editor-in-Chief, Government Executive

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The government is taking steps to streamline the hiring process. Starting a year ago, human resources officials began a complex overhaul bureaucratic policies that have bogged down federal agencies' hiring efforts to hire. But it will take more than that to keep top talent from slipping through the cracks. Tom Shoop is the Editor in Chief of Government Executive Magazine.

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