As the veterans and baby boomers prepare to make their graceful exits from the full-time federal workforce, agencies are exploring the best ways to pass the torch to the next generation of federal employees. In the middle of this transition, Generations X and Y are striving to demonstrate their readiness for increasing responsibility and leadership roles. At the same time, baby boomers are finding creative ways to continue to contribute beyond retirement, through consulting with their former or other federal agencies and training others in their areas of expertise. As a significant portion of the federal workforce becomes eligible for retirement or seeks to change its full-time status to part-time or contract, the federal government needs to come up with inventive strategies for recruiting new employees. The key is continually upgrading recruitment efforts to communicate effectively with each generation to fill job requirements.