This article examines
- How the state and local government workforce has changed in recent years;
- Which occupations are or will be most needed by state and local governments in the next decade;
- Whether, if current trends hold, compensation and benefit packages offered by state and local
governments will help or hinder their efforts to attract qualified, talented employees.
This article is reprinted with permission from the Summer issue of The Public Manager © 2009,
The Bureaucrat, Inc. Further duplication without permission is prohibited. All rights reserved.