The two former federal human-capital experts joined In Depth with Francis Rose for a conversation about leadership and management at federal agencies.
Are agencies developing true leaders or simply promoting technical experts?
Click here to read Sanders’ commentary, “Closing the Leadership Deficit.”
Ginger Groeber — President of Exfed
More veterans are coming home and looking for jobs. The website ExFederal.com is adding more opportunities for those vets, through work with the Wounded Warriors Project, the Military Officers Association of America and other groups.
Ginger Groeber, the president of Exfed and a former deputy undersecretary of Civilian Personnel Policy at the Defense Department, discusses how the site worked with those groups and what vets seeking work can look for in the future.
Jacob Taylor — Physicist, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Better medical imaging and fitting more data through an Internet pipe may seem like completely different jobs. But Jacob Taylor, a physicist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, works on both.
The projects he’s working on have earned him selection as a finalist for a Service to America Medal in the “call to service” category.
Margaret Harrell — Senior Fellow and Director of the Military, Veterans and Society Program, Center for a New American Security
Agencies across government are working to hire more veterans. Understanding the barriers from the industry’s point of view will speed up the process for all the stakeholders — the veterans, the government and business, according to a new report from the Center for a New American Security.
Dr. Margaret Harrell, a senior fellow and the director of the Military, Veterans and Society Program at CNAS, joins In Depth with a detailed look at what businesses think about hiring veterans.