Workforce Matters

Party platforms and the federal workforce

Party platforms and the federal workforce

Government Executive staff correspondent Eric Katz discussed how the Republican and Democratic parties’ platforms would impact the federal workforce.
New VA office connects vets with resources

New VA office connects vets with resources

Chris Hluchyj, relationship manager at the Department of Veterans Affairs, talks about MyVA — a new focus on veterans as...
2016 transition initiative at NAPA

2016 transition initiative at NAPA

David Chu, co-chairman of the National Academy of Public Administration’s “Transition 2016” initiative, discussed high-priority areas for the hand-off between...
Hiring Excellence campaign at OPM

Hiring Excellence campaign at OPM

Kimberly Holden, deputy associate director of recruitment and hiring at the Office of Personnel Management, discussed OPM’s “Hiring Excellence” campaign.
SafeTrack’s impact

SafeTrack’s impact

Metro’s SafeTrack plan has been on the books for a week. We discussed how it’s impacting federal workers and the...
Career civil servants in presidential transitions

Career civil servants in presidential transitions

Michael Astrue, former Commissioner of the Social Security Administration discussed the role of career civil servants in presidential transitions.
Securing compliance with pollution control rules

Securing compliance with pollution control rules

David Hindin, from the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance, discussed his work on pollution control. He’s...
Workplace challenges facing law enforcement

Workplace challenges facing law enforcement

Tom Fox, vice president of leadership and innovation at the Partnership for Public Service, discussed the unique set of workplace...
Congress considers controversial SES bills

Congress considers controversial SES bills

Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) answered questions about the implications of another continuing resolution and controversial legislation designed to change how...
The Federal Beat

The Federal Beat

FCW editor-in-chief Troy Schneider, Government Executive senior correspondent Kellie Lunney, and FedScoop managing editor Billy Mitchell joined host Francis Rose...
Administration pushes category management ahead

Administration pushes category management ahead

Celero Strategies founder Stan Soloway discussed the latest target area in a concerted effort by the Obama administration to move...
Priorities for presidential transition teams

Priorities for presidential transition teams

Savan Group president and CEO Veeral Madmujar offered insight on how the General Services Administration — and other federal agencies...
M&A activity in the government contracting space

M&A activity in the government contracting space

Jean Stack and John Song, managing directors with Houlihan Lokey, discussed the current mergers-and-acquisitions environment in the government contracting space.
Making protective technology better for government

Making protective technology better for government

Hongwei Hsiao, chief of the protective technology branch at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, discussed the work that...
Congress, agencies and prospects of another CR

Congress, agencies and prospects of another CR

Hettinger Strategy Group president, and former staff director of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Mike Hettinger discussed the...
Tracking agencies progress in implementing FITARA

Tracking agencies progress in implementing FITARA

Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) discussed agencies’ progress in implementing the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) as well as...
Federal employees prepare for new administration

Federal employees prepare for new administration

Jeffrey Press, Practice Leader, Government Performance at Socrata talked with Francis about how federal employees are preparing for a new...
Surveys as a transformative tool in government

Surveys as a transformative tool in government

Kimya Lee is a Senior Adviser, Research & Evaluation at OPM and a Service to America finalist. See discusses her...
Preparing for presidential transition

Preparing for presidential transition

Dan Chenok, executive director at the IBM Center for the Business of Government, offered advice to federal agencies on preparing...