Workforce Matters

The implications of a Trump administration on civil service reform

The implications of a Trump administration on civil service reform

Robert Shea, principal at Grant Thornton Public Sector, discussed the implications of a Trump administration on civil service reform.
Open season kicks off for federal employees

Open season kicks off for federal employees

Walt Francis, author of “Checkbooks Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees,” discusses what is different about this year’s health...
Building a new administration

Building a new administration

Ron Sanders, vice president and fellow at Booz Allen Hamilton, discussed the nuances of building a new presidential administration.
Air Force talent search

Air Force talent search

Gabe Camarillo, assistant secretary of the U.S. Air Force for Manpower and Reserve Affairs, discusses the Air Force’s 13-point diversity...
The latest with the TSP

The latest with the TSP

Kim Weaver, director of external affairs at the Thrift Savings Plan, discusses the latest updates to come out the Federal...
How-to guide to the 2016 Combined Federal Campaign

How-to guide to the 2016 Combined Federal Campaign

Vince Micone, a senior official at the Department of Homeland Security andĀ chairperson of the board of directors for the Combined...
The highs and lows of the Obama administration

The highs and lows of the Obama administration

Boston Consulting Group director Danny Werfel, former acting commissioner of the IRS, reflected on the highs and lows of the...
Concerns about the mission and structure of OMB

Concerns about the mission and structure of OMB

SeamlessDocs president Dan Tangherlini, former administrator at the General Services Administration, discussed concerns about the mission and structure of the...
Industry preparations for a new administration

Industry preparations for a new administration

Bryan Sivak, entrepreneur-in-residence at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and former chief technology officer at the Department of Health and...
Air Force Secretary introduces new diversity initiatives

Air Force Secretary introduces new diversity initiatives

Kate Kidder, a fellow at the Center for a New American Security, discussed the impact of diversity initiatives just introduced...
Prospects for FEMA’s top spot

Prospects for FEMA’s top spot

Rich Cooper, principal with Catalyst Partners and former official at the Department of Homeland Security, discusses the potential shortlist of...
Millennial engagement in government

Millennial engagement in government

Robert Goldenkoff, director of strategic issues at the Government Accountability Office, discusses his GAO report about how engaged millennial employees...
How to cultivate great leaders in government

How to cultivate great leaders in government

Jeri Buchholz, senior advisor at FMP Consulting, and former Chief Human Capital Officer at NASA, discusses how to cultivate great...
Contractor’s and new sick leave requirements

Contractor’s and new sick leave requirements

Miles & Stockbridge counsel Eric Crusius discussed how contractors can prepare for new sick leave requirements recently announced by the...
Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey results

Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey results

Beth Cobert, acting director at the Office of Personnel Management, and Kimya Lee, senior advisor on Research and Evaluation at...
The relationship between agency inspectors general and political appointees

The relationship between agency inspectors general and political appointees

Robert Shea, principal at Grant Thornton, discusses the importance of the relationship between agency inspectors general and political appointees.
Diverse job functions at Interior drive hiring strategy

Diverse job functions at Interior drive hiring strategy

Mary Pletcher, chief human capital officer at the Department of the Interior, discussed how data from the Federal Employee Viewpoint...
Cummiskey: Next DHS secretary should focus on people, money, organization, and components

Cummiskey: Next DHS secretary should focus on people, money, organization, and components

Chris Cummiskey, former acting undersecretary at the Department of Homeland Security, offered a four-point plan for the next DHS secretary....
New employee engagement data released

New employee engagement data released

Boston Consulting Group director Danny Werfel, former controller at the Office of Management and Budget, discussed new employee engagement data...
TSP budget status for 2017

TSP budget status for 2017

Kim Weaver, director of external affairs at the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, discussed the approval of a fiscal year...
Managing the $7B stockpile of emergency medicine at CDC

Managing the $7B stockpile of emergency medicine at CDC

Greg Burel, director of the Division of the Strategic National Stockpile at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, discusses...
USA Jobs reaches 20-year milestone

USA Jobs reaches 20-year milestone

Booz Allen Hamilton vice president Ron Sanders, former associate director for human resource policy at the Office of Personnel Management,...
Public-private partnerships saves money & lives

Public-private partnerships saves money & lives

Dr. Paul McGann, Jean Moody-Williams and Dennis Wagner discuss the work they’re doing at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid...
Costs and benefits of telework in government

Costs and benefits of telework in government

Jeri Buchholz, senior advisor at FMP Consulting and former Chief Human Capital Officer at NASA, discusses the state of telework...