According to a recent research from the Partnership for Public Service, to attract, hire and retain a diversity of talent, Federal agencies should consider recruiting candidates who don’t have a four-year degree for positions that don’t require one. Their recent research report on Federal opportunities in California for people without a four-year degree explains how this practice could benefit hiring managers, job seekers, Federal agencies around the country, and the nation as a whole. Identified benefits include:
- Federal hiring managers would have access to more highly qualified job applicants.
- Federal careers offer low-income Americans opportunities for upward mobility.
- Federal agencies would be more representative of the communities they serve.
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