Workforce Matters

Looking at federal agencies by mission

Looking at federal agencies by mission

Tom Fox, vice president for leadership and innovation at the Partnership for Public Service, discussed the latest breakout from their...
Thrift Savings Plan gets FISMA audit

Thrift Savings Plan gets FISMA audit

Kim Weaver, director of external affairs at the Thrift Savings Plan, discusses the results of the FISMA audit of the...
The future of civil service reform

The future of civil service reform

Jeffrey Neal, senior vice president at ICF and former chief human capital officer at the Department of Homeland Security, discussed...
Building out the future federal I.T. workforce

Building out the future federal I.T. workforce

Joyce Hunter, former deputy CIO for policy and planning at the Department of Agriculture, discusses how agencies can recruit and...
Government customer experience 2016 accomplishments

Government customer experience 2016 accomplishments

Martha Dorris, founder of Dorris Consulting International, discusses the top agency accomplishments of 2016 for government customer experience.
White House preparing agency reorganization executive order

White House preparing agency reorganization executive order

Robert Shea, principal at Grant Thornton Public Sector, discusses the agency reorganization executive order being prepared by the White House.
Future of civil service reform

Future of civil service reform

Ron Sanders, vice president and fellow at Booz Allen Hamilton, discusses the future of civil service reform.
Federal hiring freeze & employee morale

Federal hiring freeze & employee morale

Mika Cross, federal workplace expert, discusses the impact of the federal hiring freeze on employee morale, and how it could...
Legal rights of federal employees

Legal rights of federal employees

Debra D’Agostino, partner at Federal Practice Group, discusses the differences in employee rights between the private sector and federal government,...
Report: Tracking VA employees’ official time usage

Report: Tracking VA employees’ official time usage

Cindy Brown Barnes, director of education, workforce and income security issues at the Government Accountability Office, discusses her latest report...
Employee retention during a federal hiring freeze

Employee retention during a federal hiring freeze

Jeri Buchholz, former Chief Human Capital Officer at NASA, discusses how agencies can retain their employees and implement workforce strategy...
The Diplomatic Corps & the presidential transition

The Diplomatic Corps & the presidential transition

Ambassador Barbara Stephenson, President of the American Foreign Service Association, discusses reports of resignations, retirements and rotations within the State...
Capitol Hill reacts to federal hiring freeze

Capitol Hill reacts to federal hiring freeze

Jessica Klement, legislative director at the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, discusses the impact of the federal hiring...
Navigating the federal hiring freeze

Navigating the federal hiring freeze

Jeffrey Neal, senior vice president at ICF and former chief human capital officer at the Department of Homeland Security, discussed...
Trump administration bars external communications at some federal agencies

Trump administration bars external communications at some federal agencies

Louis LaBreque, senior reporter at Bloomberg BNA, discussed the communications clampdown by the Trump administration at agencies within the departments...
Trump signs federal hiring freeze

Trump signs federal hiring freeze

Dan Blair, former deputy director at the Office of Personnel Management, discussed the federal hiring freeze just signed by President...
Top 2017 priorities for the Thrift Savings Plan

Top 2017 priorities for the Thrift Savings Plan

Kim Weaver, director of external affairs at the Thrift Savings Plan, gives the latest details from TSP’s monthly board meeting.
Diversity & inclusion initiatives at the Office of Personnel Management

Diversity & inclusion initiatives at the Office of Personnel Management

Dr. Zina Sutch, director of diversity and inclusion at OPM, discusses her offices the ongoing efforts to make diversity and...
Priority goals at the Department of Housing and Urban Development

Priority goals at the Department of Housing and Urban Development

Nani Coloretti, deputy secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, discusses priority goals at HUD, and how the...
DHS’s chief procurement officer Sorya Correa (Part 2)

DHS’s chief procurement officer Sorya Correa (Part 2)

Soraya Correa, chief procurement officer at the Department of Homeland Security, discussed new procurement efforts at DHS, agile acquisition, the...
DHS’s chief procurement officer Sorya Correa (Part 1)

DHS’s chief procurement officer Sorya Correa (Part 1)

Soraya Correa, chief procurement officer at the Department of Homeland Security, discussed new procurement efforts at DHS, agile acquisition, the...
Air Force plans to hire up to 4,000 airmen

Air Force plans to hire up to 4,000 airmen

Deputy Chief of Staff of the Air Force for manpower, personnel and services Lieutenant General Gina Grosso, discussses the Air...
Recognizing good work in government

Recognizing good work in government

Tom Fox, vice president for leadership and Innovation at the Partnership for Public Service, discusses how managers at agencies should...
Recruiting the next generation of foreign diplomats

Recruiting the next generation of foreign diplomats

Ambassador Arnold Chacon, director general of the Foreign Service and director of human resources at the State Department, discuss how...