Why agencies' firing problems are also their hiring problems

Federal News Radio: As the Trump administration spells out its plans to create a “21st century workforce” and resolve long-held challenges with the current hiring and firing processes, federal workforce experts say the two challengers are intertwined, and it’ll be tough to fix one without addressing the other.

The current environment makes it too difficult to motivate federal managers to discipline poor performers, federal experts say, and supervisors lack the support they need to hold “bad actors” accountable, the president’s new management agenda said.

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