Lara Shane, vice president for research and communications at the Partnership for Public Service, and Dan Helfrich, principal at Deloitte Consulting and leader of the Deloitte Federal Human Capital Practice, join In Depth for a deep-dive discussion into how the report is produced each year and what its findings this year mean for the federal workforce.
Job satisfaction is down across the federal government this year, according to the Partnership for Public Service. But there are success stories at some agencies. And for one agency, every year the satisfaction scores keep going up. Dr. Richard Gilbrech, the director of the NASA’s Stennis Space Center in Mississippi, joins In Depth to discuss his agency’s secret to high satisfaction.
Buzzwords like “more with less” and about a thousand other technology terms are all over government. Sometimes they can get in the way of actually getting the mission accomplished. Bob Woods has worked both sides of the streets — he is founder and president of Topside Consulting Group and former commissioner of GSA’s Federal Technology Service. He discusses the dangers of consultant-speak.
In case you haven’t noticed, the fiscal cliff negotiations are still going on. But new wrinkles in the dialogue are starting to emerge. Tom Shoop, editor-in-chief of Government Executive, joins In Depth to discuss the latest developments, including the President’s proposal to limit Social Security cost-of-living adjustments.
While Congress debates the fiscal cliff, the Supreme Court is changing some of your agency’s contracting policies. And those changes may be just in time to help weather any potential sequestration cuts.
Steve Ramaley, an associate attorney for the Centre Law Group, joins In Depth to discuss the details of the Firstline Tranportation Security vs. the United States case.