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Guide matches skills with top job candidates

A nonpartisan not-for-profit group has released a guide for the new presidential transition team aimed at ensuring that potential job candidates for federal positions have the right skills and experience for the job.

The comprehensive report of the job descriptions of more than 150 of the top Senate-confirmed politically appointed positions was released by the Partnership for Public Service.

It provides the primary responsibilities of each job and the experience and competencies required to succeed in the position.

“The position descriptions fill a major void by informing the president-elect’s transition team, Congress, the public and the nominees themselves about the skills and qualifications required to succeed in critical leadership jobs in the federal government,” Max Stier, Partnership president and CEO said in a statement.

View the job descriptions at presidentialtransition.org/position-descriptions.

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