Workforce Matters

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...
Lessons learned from federal hiring freezes

Lessons learned from federal hiring freezes

Ron Sanders, vice president at Booz Allen Hamilton, discussed the lessons learned from past federal hiring freezes.
Federal workforce concerns under a Trump administration

Federal workforce concerns under a Trump administration

Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), who was recently elected to the U.S. Senate, discussed his top concerns for the federal...
Senate passes the Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act

Senate passes the Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act

Mallory Barg Bulman, director of research and evaluation at the Partnership for Public Service, discusses the details of the Program...
How to make an agency a “Best Place to Work”

How to make an agency a “Best Place to Work”

Mika Cross, federal workplace expert, discusses what agency leaders should look for in the Partnership for Public Service’s 2016 “Best...
Web Exclusive: NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden remembers John Glenn

Web Exclusive: NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden remembers John Glenn

On Thursday, famed astronaut, former senator, and American icon John Glenn passed away at the age of 95. Glenn orbited...
Upcoming milestones for federal blended retirement initiative

Upcoming milestones for federal blended retirement initiative

Kim Weaver, director of External Affairs for the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, discusses the upcoming milestones for TSP when...
Once-in-a-decade opportunity lining up for contractors

Once-in-a-decade opportunity lining up for contractors

Gina Gallagher, president of AOC Key Solutions, discusses the once-in-a-decade opportunity lining up for contractors.