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Department of Homeland Security

Hire College Students instead of Contractors

I was once privvy to the fees that went into contracting - I was a contractor at the time - and I was simply amazed. The government was spending twice my measley salary - half of which I saw go to my paycheck, the other half of which was going to the contracting agency.

Cut out the middle man! Hire more undergraduate and graduate students on a semester or yearly basis. You will receive short-term "contracting" work,... more »

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Department of State

Allow anyone with a postgraduate education to apply for a PMF

As is customary in the United Kingdom and several other advanced countries, the United States should provide fast-track on-ramps to the civil service-- including the Presidential Management Fellowship (PMF) program-- for highly educated candidates at ANY point in their careers. For instance, if a candidate starts a company or a non-profit instead of joining the civil service straight out of graduate school, he or she... more »

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