Janice Lachance, Former Director of OPM, and Jeri Buchholz, Former NASA Chief Human Capital Officer, discuss the process of filling political roles in the Biden administration and what they will watch moving forward
Mark Abramson, President of Leadership Inc., goes over what to consider if offered a political job
Robert Shea, principal at Grant Thornton Public Sector, discusses the “pipeline problem” in appointing people to top roles in the federal government, and details what’s new in the OPM/GSA reorganization.
Robert Shea, principal at Grant Thornton, discusses the results of a survey of federal chief financial officers and how those CFOs view the current lack of political appointees across government.
Archana Vemulapalli, chief technology officer for the District of Columbia, discusses the impact of a federal IT leadership vacuum on state and local governments.
According to data from the Partnership for Public Service, President Trump is significantly behind his two nearest predecessors (Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama) regarding politically-appointed positions. Mallory Barg Bulman, vice president of research and evaluation at the Partnership, discusses the latest statistics.