With the increase use of Consultants due to lack of skills within an agency, it is cost effective to leverage current US Government Employees education and job knowledge across all agencies where needed there is a need without going through long and tenuous process to apply for positions . Most select the contract route due to the ease to obtain resources to fill the agency’s needs quickly. For example an individual... more »
Problem: Some of the government workforce is sluggish, somewhat incompetent for the job they are selected for. So instead of fitting people and their abilities with the work that has to be done, we just push the employee to the side and hire a contractor. This wastes the government money, on the employee salary and on the extra expense of hiring a contractor. Another similar issue is that one area has a great number... more »
My idea is to create an Government skill and/or Project database for use for internal agencey projects. What problem are you trying to solve? At any given moment each agency has over a hundred individual internal projects going on. To get these completed in most cases offices solely use talent within their office. I propose that we create either a talent pool database that associates skills with each divisions employee... more »
If the people hired for vacant positions had the skills for the job the government would spend a great deal less monetarily trying to mold the people into what they need. When that individual may have skills more appropriate to a different position. That goes for upper managment positions too.