Monday, July 17, 2006

You Will Be Contacted By Telegram Regarding Your Application

Kerry Howley points to an uninentionally-hilarious article in Time, which looks at the impending doom of "brain drain" from the federal government as the baby boomers retire. The articles notes that the government has streamlined the hiring now only takes 53 steps, rather than 114.

Best of all, there's a great recommendation on how to attract more people to these jobs:

The truth is, the average American would love one of these jobs — but they don't even think to look. Out of sight, out of mind. The government will need to wake up to the modern age, using recruiters and newspaper advertising.

Howley responds: "So wake up, government! Newspaper advertising is the wave of the future."


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