Lack of Millennials has Feds Embracing Social Media (@FederalTimes)

It’s no secret that the government has bench problem when it comes to millennials in the federal workforce.

Earlier this month, a report the from the Partnership for Public Service—a nonprofit, advocacy group for that works to improve the civil service—noted that the number of federal employees under 30 has dropped to 6.6 percent in 2015, a decade low.

With OPM estimating that four out of every 10 federal employees will be eligible for retirement in the next five years, getting young blood into the workforce is becoming more of an imperative.

One way that could work: social media.

Alongside efforts to update and improve the user experience on job sites like, streamlining the HR process and making talent acquisition more data-driven, agencies are looking to their social media pages in hopes of making the civil service more alluring to millennials.

Read all about it at Federal Times.


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