The Office of Personnel Management now has the most complete view ever of what your peers think about their jobs. The Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey results are out and more federal employees participated this year than ever before.
Ron Sanders, an executive adviser for Booz Allen Hamilton and former chief human capital officer for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, joins In Depth with his take on what the results mean.
Budget talks and sequestration provide a backdrop for lots of things going on in agencies across government. And even though the deadline is about five weeks away, the end isn’t necessarily in sight, according to Tom Shoop, editor-in-chief of Government Executive.
He joins In Depth to discuss how the budget talks are going ahead of the impending fiscal cliff.
Top military leaders that retire from service are signing on with defense contractors at a faster rate than ever. And some of those leaders are taking jobs with contractors while they’re still advising the Pentagon, according to the the watchdog group, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW).
Melanie Sloan, CREW’s executive director and spokeswoman, joins In Depth to discuss the group’s new report.
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John Salamone — Vice President, Federal Management Partners
Hurricane Sandy has come and gone, but the effects still linger — even with your Thrift Savings Plan Account.
Victims of the storm will be able to continue to make contributions to their TSP accounts even if they received a hardship withdrawal, according to new guidance issued by the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board.
Kim Weaver, the board’s director of external affairs, joins In Depth to discuss the effects of the storm.
Joachim Hofbauer — Fellow, Defense-Industrial Initiatives Group, Center for Strategic and International Studies
Asian defense spending is increasing at the same time Pentagon spending will go down, and the DoD is focusing more attention on Asia. Joachim Hofbauer, a fellow for the Defense-Industrial Initiatives Group at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, was part of a team of CSIS experts that studied the region’s top defense spenders.
Hofbauer joins In Depth to discuss the biggest players in the Asian defense market.
Francis Rose is the host of In Depth, which airs weekdays from 4-7 p.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, DC metro area and online everywhere. Francis has covered all three branches of the federal government as a broadcast journalist since 1998. He joined Federal News Radio in 2006 as the producer and news anchor of the station’s morning drive program, the Federal Drive. He launched In Depth in 2008 as a daily show focused on connecting federal executives to the information they need to do their jobs better.