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The Volcker Alliance has joined with the Partnership for Public Service and the Robertson Foundation for Government to release a “Myth Busters” toolkit to combat widespread ...

Key Competencies for Public Procurement

In 2016, the Volcker Alliance examined the state of the public workforce responsible for $2 trillion in procurement spending each year. The Alliance proposed a model of the essential skills and competencies required for public procurement that could be applicable at all levels of government. The Alliance then engaged with procurement officials and thought leaders, public affairs scholars, vendors, and other government leaders to collect their impressions of the workforce’s current proficiency in each critical capacity.

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Renewing America's Civil Service

The Need

It has been 40 years since the last meaningful civil service reform. Even as the challenges facing the nation have changed dramatically, the system governing more than two million federal civilian employees has remained stuck in the past, serving as an impediment rather than an aid in attracting, hiring, retaining, and managing a highly skilled workforce. There is no better time than this 40th anniversary to secure the workforce of the future.

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Government Executive
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Federal News Network
Friday, March 29, 2019
Bloomberg Law
Friday, October 26, 2018
FEDWeek
Friday, October 12, 2018
Federal News Network
Wednesday, October 10, 2018

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