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Brookings Event Why Foreign Talent Is Critical To National Security

Why Foreign Talent is Critical to National Security: A conversation with Joseph Votel and Christine Fox

At a July 7 panel hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and Brookings, General Joseph Votel, USA (Ret.) spoke alongside former Acting Deputy Secretary of Defense…

FNN DOD Commissioned Study Finds Shortcomings In Civilian Talent Mgmt

DoD-Commissioned Study Finds Major Shortcomings in Civilian Talent Management

The Defense Department’s non-uniformed workforce is comprised of some of the smartest people in the world. That might not be true forever. DoD’s current policies and practices for managing its…


Two Years into the Pandemic, Federal Employee Engagement Drops in 2021 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey

Change is the biggest constant for the federal workforce after two years in a pandemic that capsized government operations. Despite the upheaval, employee engagement remained relatively steady over the last…

SmallWarsJournal Redesigning Army Special Ops Forces Talent Mgmt

Redesigning Army Special Operations Forces Talent Management for the 21st Century

If you have been in the Army for any length of time, you have heard one of the many adages touting the importance of people in the organization. Two that…

Chief Project Engineer Holds Briefing for a Team of Scientists that are Building Machine Learning System. Displays Show Working Model of Neural Network.

Developing Future Leaders in National Security

The next generation of national security professionals now have opportunities to gain firsthand perspectives of the business community, thanks in part to a new advisory program created through a partnership…

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Talent Management: A Strategy for Great Power Competition

Talent Management: A Strategy for Great Power Competition provides best practices to recruit, develop, and retain top talent.

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Talent Management: Maintaining America’s Operational Advantage

In February 2015, BENS was approached by the Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Jon Greenert to assist with the Navy’s efforts to assess and adjust its human resources enterprise. Our…