How the Department of Homeland Security Successfully Recruits Top Students from Top Schools

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Presentation delivered by Steve Ressler of GovLoop.com on 12/8/2011 at The George Washington University at the FedCollege recruiting conference co-organized by RECSOLU and CollegeRecruiter.com.

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How the Department of Homeland Security Successfully Recruits Top Students from Top Schools

  1. 1. Recruiting NinjasHow I recruited all-stars at DHS
  2. 2. Making GovernmentAwesome
  3. 3. Government Matters Government tackling extremely difficult problems – terrorism to natural disasters to safety to health care to debt crisis
  4. 4. How Do We Recruit theBest & Brightest When….
  5. 5. 1– Sell the Mission
  6. 6. 2– Don’t Sell YourselfShort• People want government jobs and internships• Tons of amazing talent out there – don’t settle• I’ve heard too many excuses
  7. 7. 3– Engage businessunits
  8. 8. 4– Use your staff’snetworks
  9. 9. 5– Reach out to CareerDirectors
  10. 10. 6– Use LeadershipPrograms
  11. 11. 7– Gov’t ScholarshipPrograms• Cybercorps, DHS S&F, Boren Forum
  12. 12. 8– Use Special HiringAuthorities• IT Exchange• Direct Hire• Transfer of government employees• Details• Scholarships with hiring authorities
  13. 13. Human Resource Tipson GovLoop
  14. 14. Questions Steve Ressler President and CEO Founder@GovLoop.com @GovLoop (202) 445 - 0084

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