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    Recruiting for the U.S. Civil Service and Pattern Changes

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    In seven pages this paper examines social and legal changes on United States civil service recruitment methods. Nine sources are listed in the bibliography.

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    will carry out similar duties regardless of which political party is in power. However, just as with ay other employee in the nation they will be subject to the many  changes in policy that concern the hiring and firing of staff. In addition they will also have the internal government policies to deal with, with recruitment being seen as one  area in the public spotlight. There were rimes when appointments were not seen as a matter of public interest, Before all of the equal rights legislation and the free  flow of information through a widely read and well researched press meant that recruitment was a more private matter. There was an ability to refuse to hire someone due to  colour, race, religion ore even gender. The politicians had a higher degree of control, and fairness may have been in place in some appointments, the public need may have been  considered, but it did not need to be documented and justified. Today we can consider the way this has changed for the US civil service in several manners, the  general background of public policy. This is important in terms if the government and the civil service needing to lead by example. Breaches of this then become political tools for  opposition parties and candidates, with the government as an employer needing to follow its own rules as a legislator. The government as an employer has also been reinventing itself,  a process that started under the administration of President Clintons first term (Brudney and Wright, 2002). This has not only changed the government but also the jobs that are present  within government, the qualifications and qualities sought in employees and also the procedures which recruitment will follow (Brudney and Wright, 2002). We may argue that when recruitment takes place now 

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