Workforce Matters

Restrictions and abilities for furloughed federal employees

Restrictions and abilities for furloughed federal employees

Ricardo Pitts-Wiley, partner at the Federal Practice Group, outlines what federal employees can do to make additional money, and why...
Impact of partial government shutdown on federal retirement plans

Impact of partial government shutdown on federal retirement plans

Jessica Klement, vice president of advocacy at the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, details what the shutdown means...
Impact of partial shutdown on NTEU-represented employees

Impact of partial shutdown on NTEU-represented employees

Tony Reardon, president of the National Treasury Employees Union, discusses how the workers they represent are faring under the shutdown,...
Predictions for government customer experience efforts in the New Year

Predictions for government customer experience efforts in the New Year

Martha Dorris, former head of the Office of Strategic Programs at the General Services Administration, details what the new year...
Impact of partial government shutdown on IRS operations

Impact of partial government shutdown on IRS operations

Danny Werfel, former acting IRS commissioner and managing director at the Boston Consulting Group details how the shutdown is affecting...
The cost of a federal government shutdown

The cost of a federal government shutdown

Steve Ellis, vice president of Taxpayers for Common Sense, outlines the consequences of government shutdowns, and why the current shutdown...
Federal Healthcare feels the impact of IT Modernization & Workforce Convergence

Federal Healthcare feels the impact of IT Modernization & Workforce Convergence

Pat Tamburrino, vice president of health markets at LMI, dissects how the intersection of federal IT modernization and workforce will...
2018 Best Places to Work in Federal Government rankings released–

2018 Best Places to Work in Federal Government rankings released–

Max Stier, president & CEO of the Partnership for Public Service, discusses where the best places to work are in...
Developing, managing and supervising the federal workforce

Developing, managing and supervising the federal workforce

Mika Cross, federal workplace expert, discusses new strategies for managing the growing government workforce, and how small changes now can...
White House to merge CHCO Council and President’s Management Council

White House to merge CHCO Council and President’s Management Council

Robert Tobias, professor at American University’s Key Executive Leadership Programs, discusses the workforce initiatives the Trump administration is focusing on,...
President George H.W. Bush’s federal workforce legacy

President George H.W. Bush’s federal workforce legacy

Jeffrey Neal, senior vice president of ICF, discusses how George H.W. Bush worked with the federal workforce during his long...
Last-minute checklist for federal employees approaching last week of Open Season

Last-minute checklist for federal employees approaching last week of Open Season

William Breskin, Senior Vice President of Government Programs at the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and John Repici, Sales Manager...
New developments for the Combined Federal Campaign

New developments for the Combined Federal Campaign

Chairperson on the Board of Directors of the Combined Federal Campaign in the Capital Area, Vince Micone lays out the...
Impact of vacancies on Merit Systems Protection Board

Impact of vacancies on Merit Systems Protection Board

Terry Gerton, president & CEO of NAPA and Bill Valdez, president of the Senior Executives Association, discuss how the vacancies...
New data on Thrift Savings Plan reveals participation numbers

New data on Thrift Savings Plan reveals participation numbers

Kim Weaver, director of external affairs at the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, discusses the increase in plan participation, and...
Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey results for DoD IG office

Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey results for DoD IG office

Glenn Fine, principal deputy inspector general performing the duties of the inspector general at the Department of Defense, discusses his...
What the new Congress will mean for federal workers

What the new Congress will mean for federal workers

Jessica Klement, vice president of advocacy at the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, discusses the impact the new...
Open season: Determining if you should change health plans

Open season: Determining if you should change health plans

Walt Francis, consultant and health insurance expert, discusses why some federal workers should change their insurance plans.
Building a more innovative, risk-taking acquisition workforce

Building a more innovative, risk-taking acquisition workforce

Joe Jordan, CEO of Supplier.ai and former administrator of federal procurement policy at the Office of Management and Budget, discusses...
Almost half of top jobs in State Department are still empty

Almost half of top jobs in State Department are still empty

Ronald Neumann, former ambassador to Afghanistan and president of the American Academy of Diplomacy, discusses the high-level staffing issues at...
Changes coming for Federal Employees Dental & Vision Insurance

Changes coming for Federal Employees Dental & Vision Insurance

Capt. Kathryn Beasley, USN (Ret.), Director of health affairs at the Military Officers Association of America, discusses what military beneficiaries...
IBM report: Building blocks to transforming veteran patchwork to network

IBM report: Building blocks to transforming veteran patchwork to network

John Kamensky, senior fellow at the IBM Center for the Business of Government, details a new report about how the...
OPM encourages continued implementation of WH workforce priorities

OPM encourages continued implementation of WH workforce priorities

Robert Shea, principal at Grant Thornton Public Sector, examines the Office of Personnel Management’s new policy for implementing the workforce...
Under Secretary of Benefits at Veterans Affairs lays out priorities

Under Secretary of Benefits at Veterans Affairs lays out priorities

Paul Lawrence, under secretary for benefits at the Veterans Affairs Department, discusses the new VA website, and his top priorities...