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November 30, 2021

Grappling With the Public Sector Workforce Shortage Crush

When positions aren’t appealing to applicants, sometimes the jobs need to be changed, government hiring officials say.

This fall, as Jefferson County, Colorado prepared for the first snowfalls of the season, residents were notified that they shouldn’t expect the usual speed of snow removal. 

“We’re down approximately thirty snowplow drivers,” says Jennifer Fairweather, human resources director there. “We haven’t had the first snow yet, but we know there are some things we just won’t be able to do.”

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November 15, 2021

The Government Job Application Drop-off is 'Snowballing'

The data is alarming: Between fiscal 2019 and 2021, applications per job dropped 32% in states and localities, data shows. But there are strategies to counteract the trend.

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June 02, 2021

Route Fifty: Racial Biases Persist in Public Sector Hiring. What can be done?

"The notion that states and localities should have workforces that are diverse and inclusive is nothing new and it’s been our impression that historical progress has been made on that front.

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June 02, 2021

NEOGOV Announces Growth Investment from The Carlyle Group and Warburg Pincus

New investment will accelerate NEOGOV’s strategic initiatives and growth opportunities

EL SEGUNDO, CA and NEW YORK, NY June 1st 2021 -- NEOGOV, a market leader in public sector human capital management and policy management software, today announced a significant investment from The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG), a global investment firm, and existing investor Warburg Pincus, a leading global growth investor. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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May 19, 2021

NEOGOV’s Latest Partnership Provides Candidate Insights Earlier in the Hiring Process

The leading provider of public sector HR technology partners with the leader in video interviewing technology

El Segundo, CA – NEOGOV, the technology leader in human capital management software for the public sector recently announced a strategic partnership with Spark Hire, the world’s leading video interviewing platform.

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March 19, 2021

Black Females are 58% Less Likely to Be Hired in Government Than White Males: 2021 Diversity Report

EL SEGUNDO, Ca.; March 19, 2021 – As covered by The New York Times, new data reveals that qualified Black females are 58% less likely to be hired for a government job than their White male counterparts, according to new research from, the leading public sector job board. Based on an analysis of over 17 million applications over a two-year time period, the data identifies disparities throughout the hiring process by race, ethnicity, and gender. The goal of the report is to increase awareness of the inequities and spur change.

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February 10, 2021

Ellucian Partners with NEOED to Offer Customers Enhanced Talent Management Solutions

RESTON, Va. and EL SEGUNDO, Ca.; February 10, 2021 — Ellucian, the leading provider of software and services built to power higher education, and NEOED, a provider of a comprehensive human capital management solution for educational institutions, have partnered to deliver a SaaS workforce management platform for Ellucian Banner and Colleague Human Resources customers.

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December 14, 2020

NEOGOV and PowerDMS Join Forces

EL SEGUNDO, Ca.; December 10, 2020 – NEOGOV, a market leader in public sector human resources software, today announced a definitive agreement to merge with PowerDMS, a leader in cloud-based compliance software that helps customers simplify how they create, track, and attest to policies, training, and industry standards.  The merger will expand NEOGOV’s product offerings and further demonstrates its commitment to streamlining the complex processes needed to support the public sector workforce.  Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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October 23, 2020

Transforming State Government Workforce is Critical to Improving Public Sector Adaptability and Response to Pandemic, According to Report From NASCA, NEOGOV, and Accenture

EL SEGUNDO, Ca.; October 23, 2020 – During an unprecedented and challenging year, state government workforces have had to become more agile. To improve adaptability, state government workforces need to focus on strategic workforce management, according to a new report from the National Association of State Chief Administrators (NASCA) in collaboration with Accenture, and NEOGOV.

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August 19, 2020

The Public Sector’s Average Time-to-Hire is Three Times as Long as the Private Sector

EL SEGUNDO, CA – NEOGOV, a market leader in public sector human resources software, announces the release of its 2020 Public Sector Time-to-Hire Report. The research analyzes national, regional, and job categorical data from the prior year to reveal the average time it takes for government agencies and educational institutions to fill open positions.

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