June 12, 2014
THERE'S NO FUTURE IN GOVERNMENT:
U.S. Struggles to Draw Young, Savvy Staff (RACHEL FEINTZEIG, June 10, 2014, WSJ)
Posted by Orrin Judd at June 12, 2014 8:07 PMThe percentage of its employees under the age of 30 hit an eight-year low of 7% in 2013, government statistics show, compared with about 25% for the private-sector workforce. Back in 1975, more than 20% of the federal workforce was under 30.Without a pipeline of young talent, the government risks falling behind in an increasingly digital world, current and former government officials say.