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2-Year Priority Goal

Shape an Appropriately Skilled and Ready Future Workforce: Improve recruitment and retention of the civilian workforce

Goal leaders

Nancy Anderson Speight



Daniel Hester

DCPAS Director


To achieve

By September 30, 2023, the Department will maximize use of direct hiring authorities up to 100% for eligible hiring actions and staff hard-to-fill positions to improve recruitment and retention of diverse talent, create 3 technical hiring assessments for use during the candidate screening process, increase its use of assessments as part of the candidate screening process, improve hiring manager satisfaction incrementally up to 10% or higher, and reduce Time-to-Hire gradually from 74 days to 65 days.

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