By Ronald L. Krannich
Outlines innovations for locating jobs in federal, nation, and native governments and different public organisations.
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More and more public services, including important planning and management functions, are being contracted-out to consultants and nonprofit organizations. Other functions are being "privatized" by transferring them to the private sector. In fact, many government employees who wish to leave government are individuals who went into government with the expectation of becoming involved in providing services in a particular public policy area. Many of these people become dissatisfied with their work, because it involves routine administrative tasks for issuing and monitoring government contracts, grants, and cooperative agreements to consultants, contractors, and nonprofit organizations.
Ironically, they Page 8 quickly discover that some of the most attractive public sector jobs are found in what is ostensibly the private sector! Privatizing and Contracting-Out Public Functions Our concept of public sector employment generally follows important trends and transformations taking place within government over the past four decades. These trends will continue within the foreseeable future. Indeed, the Office of Management and Budget recently (1994) reported that the federal government alone spends over $105 billion a year just on service contracts.
They often work for agencies known for waste, fraud, and abuse rather than for purpose, productivity, and performance. This is not a good time to seek public employment. Further cutbacks will occur in governments at all levels. Once you plateau your career in government, there's nothing you can do to get ahead except wait for retirement and maybe start a new career. Government employees lack the necessary skills and motivation to find rewarding jobs and careers outside government. There's a crisis in the public service.