10/18/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Survey: Federal Government Needs To Hire More Than 270,000 Workers

The federal government needs to hire more than 270,000 workers for "mission-critical" jobs over the next three years, a surge prompted in part by the large number of baby-boomer federal workers reaching retirement age, according to the results of a government-wide survey being released Thursday.

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