In 2019, different governmentagencies will be tasked with “connecting the dots” on workforcemodernization instead of working independently to implement thosegoals. (Photo: Shutterstock)

In its quest to modernize the government workforce, the Trumpadministration intends to focus on fewer actions that have broaderimpacts.

That's according to Federal News Network, reportingon deputy director for management at the Office ofManagement and Budget and acting Office of Personnel Managementdirector Margaret Weichert's plans for the agency.According to Weichert, top priorities for the administrationinclude shortening the hiring process, reskilling existing federal employees andimproving employee engagement and performance management. But agencies have toapproach those goals in a different way.

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Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.