Government CIOs facing the upcoming retirement wave are exploring ways to make public sector IT jobs as appealing as their private sector counterparts, according to Government Technology.
At the NASCIO Midyear conference, many IT leaders said flexible work environments and agile practices would help lure millenials to government jobs.
From the article:
Nebraska CIO Ed Toner also pointed to agile as a powerful tool in millennial recruitment. He’s got a partnership with a local community college that’s bringing in interns who are learning agile in school and using it to run the state’s enterprise content management (ECM) system. And they’ve never used agile’s forefather — waterfall development. These same interns go back to their campuses to spread the word and bring in the next wave of talent for the ECM and other areas.
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