Why 300,000 feds may soon face retraining

Federal Times: As the federal government moves to become more technologically advanced and automate certain kinds of work, potentially hundreds of thousands of federal employees could soon require reskilling, according to William Eggers, executive director of the Deloitte Center of Government Insights.

“I was over at [the Office of Management and Budget] the other day, and their belief is that they’re going to need to reskill upwards of 300,000 federal employees or more over the next few years alone,” Eggers told attendees Sept 11. at a Professional Services Council event.

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