This is the fourth chief human capital officers (CHCO) survey, and over half of the 53 executives interviewed five years ago have since left government. As today’s CHCOs examine their changing landscape, they see less outsourcing, increasing competition for key talent, a dated compensation system, ineffective performance management, a veterans preference system that does not work as planned and non-standard HR information technology (HR IT) systems.
The survey found the CHCOs’ primary workforce challenges to be fewer employees due to declining budgets, higher staff turnover, inadequate succession planning and competency problems with HR staffs.
The CHCOs recommend that the president:
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