Workforce Matters

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,...
Practices for improving customer experience in government

Practices for improving customer experience in government

Mallory Barg Bulman, vice president of research and evaluation at the Partnership for Public Service, discusses the federal government’s struggles...
Senate bill would boost early buyout offers for federal employees

Senate bill would boost early buyout offers for federal employees

Jeri Buchholz, former chief human capital officer at NASA, and Jeffrey Neal, former CHCO at the Department of Homeland Security,...
Do’s and don’ts for federal financial managers planning under a CR

Do’s and don’ts for federal financial managers planning under a CR

On the first working day of the new fiscal year, Danny Werfel, director of the Boston Consulting Group, gives advice...
NBIB: One Year in Business

NBIB: One Year in Business

Francis sits down with Government Matters Producer Colby Hochmuth to talk in more detail about her exclusive report “NBIB: One...
National Background Investigations Bureau: 1 Year in Business

National Background Investigations Bureau: 1 Year in Business

One year ago, the Obama administration issued an executive order that stood up the National Background Investigations Bureau. It was...
‘Oscars’ of government service take place Wednesday night

‘Oscars’ of government service take place Wednesday night

Jim Seymour, director of programs and events at the Partnership for Public Service, previews the 2017 Service to America Medals...
Thrift Savings Plan gets 20 percent budget boost

Thrift Savings Plan gets 20 percent budget boost

Kim Weaver, director of external affairs at the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, discusses the approval of a 20 percent...
Mission in the spotlight for ACT-IAC’s 2017 Executive Leadership Conference

Mission in the spotlight for ACT-IAC’s 2017 Executive Leadership Conference

Soraya Correa, chief procurement officer at the Department of Homeland Security (speaking in her role as president of the American...
The impact of digital in disaster relief and recovery

The impact of digital in disaster relief and recovery

Tom Fox, vice president of leadership and innovation at the Partnership for Public Service, discusses the impact of DisasterAssistance.gov and...
DOE scientist honored for developing energy-monitoring sensor

DOE scientist honored for developing energy-monitoring sensor

Paul Ohodnicki, a materials scientist at the National Energy Technology Lab (NETL), discusses his work on advanced sensors designed to...
Sammies finalists pioneered ‘quality of outcomes’ program at CMS

Sammies finalists pioneered ‘quality of outcomes’ program at CMS

John Pilotte and Heather Grimsley with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in Baltimore discuss their work on Accountable...
Fast-approaching federal financial deadlines

Fast-approaching federal financial deadlines

Terry Gerton, president and CEO of the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA), discusses coming financial deadlines that could impact...
Cross-agency team honored for Medicare fraud investigation

Cross-agency team honored for Medicare fraud investigation

Kevin Nalu, special agent for criminal investigation at the IRS, discusses the work that earned him and three other colleagues...
Security leaders: Re-vamp the broken clearance process

Security leaders: Re-vamp the broken clearance process

Chuck Alsup, president of the Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA), discusses a recent op-ed he co-wrote for Federal Times....
Sammies finalist helped millions get treatment for HIV and AIDS

Sammies finalist helped millions get treatment for HIV and AIDS

Dr. Tedd Ellerbrock, chief of the HIV Care and Treatment Branch at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, discusses...
OMB releases DATA Act Pilot Program report

OMB releases DATA Act Pilot Program report

Dave Mader, civilian sector chief strategy officer at Deloitte and former controller at the Office of Management and Budget, discusses...
Impact of agency reorganization effort on federal workforce

Impact of agency reorganization effort on federal workforce

Leslie Pollack, deputy associate director of HR strategy and evaluation solutions at the Office of Personnel Management, and Jason Parman,...