Workforce Matters

Report: Overworked federal workforce may impact disaster response 

Report: Overworked federal workforce may impact disaster response 

Greg Treverton, Molly Jahn, and David Bray, discuss a new report on understaffing in the federal workforce, and ways to...
Work begins on cyber reskilling and workforce planning

Work begins on cyber reskilling and workforce planning

Sean Morris, principal at Deloitte, outlines how lifelong learning initiatives can help maintain a skilled workforce.
DHS Chief Human Capital Officer lays out top priorities

DHS Chief Human Capital Officer lays out top priorities

In this two-part interview, Angela Bailey, chief human capital officer at the Department of Homeland Security, discusses initiatives to improve...
Priorities and expectations for new OPM director nominee

Priorities and expectations for new OPM director nominee

Dan Blair, former acting Office of Personnel Management director, and Jeffrey Neal, former chief human capital officer of the Department...
Section 809 Report: Recommendations for acquisition workforce

Section 809 Report: Recommendations for acquisition workforce

Section 809 Panel Commissioner Lt. Gen. Ross Thompson (USA Ret.) discusses workforce recommendations for the Department of Defense, and why...
Gears of Government Awards recognizes federal workforce awardees

Gears of Government Awards recognizes federal workforce awardees

Margaret Weichert, deputy director for management at the Office of Management and Budget and acting director of the Office of...
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board reviews new IT portfolio audit

Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board reviews new IT portfolio audit

Kim Weaver, director of external affairs at the Thrift Savings Plan, discusses how the TSP is working to increase their...
Government shutdown’s impact on recruitment of young talent

Government shutdown’s impact on recruitment of young talent

Jill Klein, interim dean of the School of Professional & Extended Studies at American University, discusses how workers were impacted...
Personnel, retention challenges facing the federal workforce

Personnel, retention challenges facing the federal workforce

Mallory Barg Bulman, vice president of research & evaluation at the Partnership for Public Service, discusses workforce issues in the...
Shutdown impact on government hiring and recruitment

Shutdown impact on government hiring and recruitment

Mika Cross, federal workplace expert from FlexJobs, discusses the last shutdown’s effect on federal hiring, and private sector strategies the...
Breakdown of the 5 Paradoxes of an Innovation Culture

Breakdown of the 5 Paradoxes of an Innovation Culture

John Kamensky, senior fellow at the IBM Center for the Business of Government, discusses paradoxical qualities that could improve innovation...
Agency workforce concerns grow in light of government shutdown

Agency workforce concerns grow in light of government shutdown

Katherine Coffman, former human capital officer at IRS and executive at KC Executive and Leadership Coaching, discusses what impact the...
Veterans Affairs employee survey shows improving morale

Veterans Affairs employee survey shows improving morale

Daniel Sitterly, assistant secretary of human resources & administration at Veterans Affairs, and Dee Ramsel, executive director of the National...
Government reorganization strategy under the microscope

Government reorganization strategy under the microscope

Alan Balutis, senior director and distinguished fellow at Cisco Systems, discusses government reorganizations, and why they’re like surgery.
Longest government shutdown’s impact on the Thrift Savings Plan

Longest government shutdown’s impact on the Thrift Savings Plan

Kim Weaver, director of external affairs at the Federal Thrift Investment Board, discusses how the government shutdown affected the Thrift...
The complicated scenario for some contractors post-shutdown

The complicated scenario for some contractors post-shutdown

Eric Crusius, partner at Holland & Knight, discusses how contractors were impacted by the shutdown and what they have to...
Partial shutdown lifted, agencies & contractors back to work

Partial shutdown lifted, agencies & contractors back to work

Professional Services Council president & CEO David Berteau and ICF senior vice president Jeff Neal discuss how federal leaders and...
Challenges facing federal managers impacted by the partial shutdown

Challenges facing federal managers impacted by the partial shutdown

Bill Valdez, president of the Senior Executives Association, and Terry Gerton, president & CEO of the National Academy of Public...
Agencies face recruiting & hiring challenges during shutdown

Agencies face recruiting & hiring challenges during shutdown

Jonathan Alboum, public sector chief technology officer at Veritas, discusses why federal hiring might take a hit after the partial...
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...