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Data on Attrition at the U.S. Export-Import Bank
GGD-92-128BR, Aug 28, 1992
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Export-Import Bank's (Eximbank) staff recruitment and retention difficulties.
GAO found that: (1) Eximbank's total employment increased from 313 to 329 over a 3-year period; (2) the total staff separated from Eximbank decreased annually; (3) administrative staff and mainline professional staff had the highest attrition rates; (4) separated employees either transferred to Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act agencies or to private firms; (5) the total number of mainline professionals employed by the Eximbank remained constant; (6) professional staff leaving Eximbank decreased annually; (7) of the mainline professionals, engineers had the highest attrition rates; and (8) Eximbank replaced separated mainline professional employees with new hires at the same levels or lower.