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- Mallory Barg Bulman, Research Director of Finance Process Excellence at Gartner, said up to 6% of private sector workers would prefer to work in the government, according to new research.
- Top motivating factors after compensation for most employees are work life balance and location, but the 6% cohort values health and retirement benefits more, which provides insight into how to attract these workers, said Bulman.
- Bulman advised casting a wide net and leveraging social media, networks, universities and other tools to identify this talent.