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  • More than 60% of Recent Federal Employee Hires Left Within Two Years - June 15, 2020
  • Government should better track retention data to determine why employees, particularly disabled employees, leave at such a high rate, watchdog finds.

    Eric Katz, Government Executive

    About 60% of federal employees hired in recent years left their jobs within two years, according to a new report that focused on hiring and retention of individuals with disabilities.

    The disabled population within federal government followed a similar path between fiscal years 2011 and 2017, the Government Accountability Office found, with roughly 60% also leaving within two years. This means while agencies have improved their hiring rates of disabled individuals, they have failed to ensure those employees stick around. 

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