Your agency’s payroll has an image problem. A belief that federal employees are overpaid when compared to the private sector can both help and hurt your agency’s recruitment goals. Bob Tobias is director of Key Executive Leadership Programs at American University.
Francis Rose is the host of In Depth, which airs weekdays from 4-7 p.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, DC metro area and online everywhere. Francis has covered all three branches of the federal government as a broadcast journalist since 1998. He joined Federal News Radio in 2006, and launched In Depth in 2008 as a daily show focused on connecting federal executives to the information they need to do their jobs better.