Two new leaders are in line to move to the Office of Management and Budget. Sylvia Mathews Burwell will get her confirmation hearings to be OMB director next week when the Senate comes back from recess. Brian Deese is President Obama’s choice to become deputy director. Robert Shea, a principal at Grant Thornton and former associate director at OMB, joins In Depth to discuss the confirmation process.
Engaged employees are more than simply satisfied employees. They’re usually more productive, too. Tom Shoop, editor-in-chief at Government Executive, is looking at the level of employee engagement across agencies.
Managing clean energy programs on a tight budget is a work in progress at the Defense Department. DoD wants to unravel the challenges public policy creates when it overlaps with national security demands, such as in the case of sustainable energy initiatives. Hal Perloff, a partner at Husch Blackwell, joins In Depth to discuss how energy is a national security issue.
The D.C. area is a great place for service members and their families to find private-sector jobs. The trick is finding them. Capt. Jim Carman, director of the Military Officers Association of America’s Transition Center, joins In Depth to discuss how a recent MOAA career fair can help service members and their families.
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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, and launched In Depth in 2008 as a daily show focused on connecting federal executives to the information they need to do their jobs better.