Workforce Matters

Lessons learned from the 2017 ‘Best Places to Work’ data

Lessons learned from the 2017 ‘Best Places to Work’ data

Mallory Barg Bulman, vice president of research & evaluation at the Partnership for Public Service, discusses the key takeaways from...
TSP working on implementation plan for TSP Modernization Act

TSP working on implementation plan for TSP Modernization Act

Kim Weaver, director of external affairs at the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, discusses how the Thrift Savings Plan is...
How agencies can use ‘Best Places to Work’ data

How agencies can use ‘Best Places to Work’ data

Federal workplace expert Mika Cross explains how agencies can put new data — from the Partnership for Public Service’s ‘Best...
What’s new with the CFC

What’s new with the CFC

Vince Micone, chairperson on the board of directors for the Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area, discusses what’s...
Open Season for federal health benefits ends tomorrow

Open Season for federal health benefits ends tomorrow

Dave Johnston, program analysis officer at the Office of Personnel Management, gives some last-minute Open Season tips and information for...
‘Best Places to Work’ findings released

‘Best Places to Work’ findings released

‘Best Places to Work’ findings released Jeffrey Neal, senior vice president at ICF and former chief human capital officer at...
Federal government braces for budget decision

Federal government braces for budget decision

Mike Hettinger, president of Hettinger Strategy Group, discusses possible budget scenarios as government nears another shutdown.
House to vote on lengthening trial period for feds

House to vote on lengthening trial period for feds

Terry Gerton, president & CEO of the National Academy of Public Administration and Bill Valdez, president of the Senior Executives...
Federal workers and budget negotiations

Federal workers and budget negotiations

Jessica Klement, legislative director at the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, discusses how budget negotiations are impacting federal...
Exit interview with John Koskinen

Exit interview with John Koskinen

The five-year term of IRS Commissioner John Koskinen expired this month. He presided over the agency during a challenging stretch...
GAO examines agencies’ adherence to reporting directives

GAO examines agencies’ adherence to reporting directives

Beryl Davis, director of financial management and assurance at the Government Accountability Office, discusses improper payment risk assessments in the...
IGs seek enhanced subpoena powers

IGs seek enhanced subpoena powers

Charlie Clark, senior correspondent at the Government Executive Media Group, discusses the push by inspectors general for the power to...
Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act passes in house

Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act passes in house

Danny Werfel, director of the Boston Consulting Group, discusses the potential impact of the Evidence-Based Policymaking Act on federal managers.
Top administration posts still empty 300 days into Trump presidency

Top administration posts still empty 300 days into Trump presidency

As President Trump passes 300 days in office, Max Stier, president and CEO at the Partnership for Public Service, discusses...
The future of federal real estate

The future of federal real estate

Norman Dong, managing director at FD Stonewater, LLC., discusses evolving trends and potential practices in federal government real estate practices....
Silent killers of government efficiency & effectiveness

Silent killers of government efficiency & effectiveness

Steve Goodrich, CEO of The Center for Organizational Excellence, discusses his column on the “10 Silent Killers of Government Efficiency...
Implementing agency reorganization without top officials confirmed

Implementing agency reorganization without top officials confirmed

Robert Shea, principal at Grant Thornton Public Sector, discusses the challenges implementing the agency reorganization initiative without confirmed political leadership...
Impact of agency reorganization on workforce reform

Impact of agency reorganization on workforce reform

Donald Kettl, professor of public policy at the University of Maryland, discusses the future of government workforce reform, and the...
Recruiting, hiring & retaining young workers in government

Recruiting, hiring & retaining young workers in government

Jovanka Balac, president and Kevin Richman, chief relationship officer at Young Government Leaders, discuss how agencies can recruit and retain...
Thrift Savings Plan surveys federal workers

Thrift Savings Plan surveys federal workers

Kim Weaver, director of external affairs at the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, discusses results of the Thrift Savings Plans’...
The future of healthcare for the military and veterans

The future of healthcare for the military and veterans

Vice Adm. Michael Cowan (USN, Ret.), executive director of AMSUS, discusses ongoing healthcare reforms happening in the Pentagon, and what...
Agencies focus on mission ahead of ELC 2017

Agencies focus on mission ahead of ELC 2017

Altimira Technologies CEO Ted Davies, Salesforce Global Government Solutions senior VP Casey Coleman, and NASA CIO Renee Wynn — co-chairs...
Veterans Affairs Department working on infrastructure consolidation effort

Veterans Affairs Department working on infrastructure consolidation effort

David Wise, director of physical infrastructure issues and Brian Lepore, director of defense capabilities and management issues at the Government...
Focus on hiring & retention to boost Army readiness

Focus on hiring & retention to boost Army readiness

Lieutenant General Thomas Seamands, deputy chief of staff for the U.S. Army, G1, details the Army’s Soldier for Life program,...