Plucking IT Talent

Nagesh, Gautham
July 2009
Government Executive;Jul2009, Vol. 41 Issue 8, p10
Trade Publication
The article offers information on the recruitment of information technology (IT) professionals in the U.S. federal government. According to Government Accountability Office estimates, one third of the federal workforce will retire by 2012 which would aggravate the problem of talent shortage. John Palguta, vice president for policy at the nonprofit Partnership for Public Service, estimates IT job openings between 12,000 and 20,000 in the federal government during the next two years.


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