Government Sector

Compliant recruiting expertise to help your agency find, hire, and keep top talent

Founded in 1977, The Brooks Group helps public and private sector organizations recruit, hire, train, and retain top talent. Through the use of instructor led training, competency models, and personal assessments, clients are able to source the best candidates to fill positions at both the front-line worker and management levels.

Federal agencies require a firm that understands government contracting procedure, with resources in place to achieve and succeed agency recruiting goals—both immediate and long term.

Training Solutions for Recruiters and Talent Acquisition Professionals

  • Competitively attract top talent
  • Recruit the best; retain your best
  • Develop a team who understands “recruit” is an action word

About TriMetrix Assessments

About TriMetrix AssessmentsTriMetrix combines three assessments into one system to enable managers to identify if an individual is the right fit for a specific position within an organization’s culture

  • Talent Insights Competency Model: If the job could talk, what would it say? Together with the client, we identify the behaviors, personal skills, and motivators associated with the job
    • 23 Personal Skills/Attributes
    • 6 Values/Workplace Motivators
    • 8 Behaviors
  • Talent Insights Comparison Analysis: Compares the person to a specific job in the areas of Personal Skills/Attributes, Values/Workplace Motivators, and Behaviors
  • Talent Insights Report: Customized, individual report answers the question “How should you coach and develop a person once you’ve hired them?”

Meet the Team

Joe Wilburn

Joe Wilburn, VP of Government Programs

Joe Wilburn joined The Brooks Group in 2012 shortly after retiring from a distinguished career in the Air Force. He provides expert guidance on professional development, sales, and talent acquisition at all levels of leadership and is passionate about strategic planning for public and private global organizations.

Joe attended the United States Air Force Academy where he majored in International Affairs. He also holds a Master of Science degree in Human Resource Management. After graduating, Joe began his 26-year career in the United States Military.

Throughout his career, he developed a passion for building high-performance teams and leading organizations. From 2008-2012 he served as the Director and Commander of the Air Force Reserve Recruiting Service. His global recruiting team of 465 personnel, in 160 offices, located throughout the U. S., Europe and Asia, set Department of Defense benchmarks for efficiency and effectiveness. The service surpassed record-high production goals for four consecutive years while staffing the entire Air Force Reserve. Additionally, through the application of targeted marketing campaigns and expert management of a $20M budget, they improved the quality of new hires each year.

Glen Barnes

Glen Barnes, Director of Military Programs

Glen Barnes is in charge of managing government contracts, curriculum development, and facilitation of sales training and sales management programs for The Brooks Group’s Government Agency clients. He is currently overseeing nearly 1,000 recruiters and retainers serving the Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard.

Glen graduated Summa Cum Laude with an MBA and a Human Resources Management concentration from Trident University in Touro, CA. He is a 31-year Air Force Veteran with 20 years of experience in military recruiting management. Glen earned the top production award in the Air Force Reserve for two consecutive years and was also awarded numerous other production awards.

Glen has held a variety of production, leadership, and program management positions at the unit and Major Command level, as well as managed a $20 million annual marketing and advertising program for the Air Force Reserve.

Download our whitepaper, Finding and Keeping Top Talent

Today, agencies seeking to eliminate skills gaps and adopt new and efficient workforce approaches must take a holistic strategy to talent management-focusing on acquiring, developing, and retaining top talent for the needs of both today and tomorrow.

In this whitepaper, you’ll learn:

  • How to define what top talent looks like in your agency’s unique environment
  • How to leverage hiring technologies to only bring the best of the best onto your team
  • Best practices for onboarding, training, and developing your people to their fullest potential
  • Ways to enhance your agency’s value proposition to attract top talent

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GSA Catalog

The Brooks Group’s Pricing, Programs, and Services Catalog provides:

  • Detailed descriptions of products and services
  • Licensing and certification information
  • GSA pricing and available discounts
Access the GSA Guide

Ready to recruit and retain top talent for your agency? Let’s start a conversation.