Thousands of New Federal Hires by 2012 .
The reversal of privatization, a policy pursued throughout the Bush Administration, and the need to meet other challenges has necessitated a major hiring push at many Agencies. While fighting the war in Afghanistan, addressing climate change, stimulating the economy, regulating the financial sector and now reforming health care all the while maintaining homeland security, the administration has a lot on its plate.
Homeland Security and Compliance
Protection of the homeland remains the number one priority of any Administration. In addition, the issue of controlling illegal immigration continues to present a challenge to the country. The Obama Administration is now hiring in all of the occupations below. Future hires are expected to rise. Increased terrorist activity will only serve to promote more hiring.