Hiring in the public sector today is becoming increasingly difficult, as high retirement numbers are causing jobs to open up a rate the public sector can’t keep up with and the near-record low unemployment rate making competition for talent tough. One way to lessen the current talent gap is to grab job seeker attention through engaging job promotions.
The public sector is struggling to recruit effectively throughout the entire application and candidate selection process. One area that can easily be improved is the interview. At our CONNECT user conference, we asked hundreds of public sector HR professionals to share their favorite interview questions they use to gain better insights into candidates and determine whether someone is the right fit for the position.
We compiled some of the best ones into a list of 99 Questions to Ask Public Sector Candidates. Here are some of them:
This blog post is part of an ongoing series where HR leaders outside of NEOGOV share their opinions on overcoming the challenges facing today’s public sector HR professionals.
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EL SEGUNDO, CA - NEOGOV, a market leader in public sector human resources software, announces the release of the 2019 Job Seeker Report, a research study to understand the state of public sector hiring and tips for how to attract high quality candidates.
The government is in a hiring crisis, and action is needed. As retirees leave the workforce in droves and the public sector lacks the attractiveness of the private sector, an applicant shortage has developed. If this is not rectified, the quality of service provided to citizens will be negatively impacted.
ARLINGTON, Va; March 25, 2019 – U.S. state governments face growing challenges attracting, building and retaining critically important talent and workforce skills, according to new research from the National Association of State Chief Administrators (NASCA) in collaboration with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and NEOGOV.
Bottlenecks are the enemy of any hiring process. They are spots of inefficiency that kill the momentum you worked so hard to build into human resources.
The bottlenecks in your hiring process can often feel entrenched, having existed at your organization for as long as anyone can remember. But, bottlenecks should never be accepted as part of standard operating procedure. You can and should wipe these time-wasting, energy-draining, morale-depleting sources of congestion from your hiring process.