In Depth interviews – June 15

This is the In Depth show blog. Here you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.

Today’s guests:

Tammy FlanaganSenior Benefits Director, National Institute of Transition Planning


Your pay and benefits could change a lot more than you think.

Tammy Flanagan, the senior benefits director of the National Institute of Transition Planning, discusses the recent OPM Benefits Roundup in Dallas, Texas, which featured a number of benefits seminars and drew more than 450 retirement benefits experts.

Flanagan’s latest GovExec column

Alan ChvotkinExecutive Vice President and Counsel, Professional Services Council

Between sequestration and the upcoming presidential election, the defense industrial community has an uncertain future ahead. That could mean flood of WARN act notifications may be on the horizon. Most employers are required to send Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notifications ahead of mass layoffs.

Alan Chvotkin, the executive vice president and counsel at the Professional Services Council, discusses that possibility within the defense industrial base.

This story is part of Federal News Radio’s daily DoD Report brought to you by United Health Military and Veterans Services. For more defense news, click here.

Phil KiviatPartner, Guerra Kiviat, Inc.

The landscape of the government contracting world is changing faster than ever. Understanding what’s happening now will help you understand what may be coming in the months and years ahead.

Phil Kiviat, with Guerra Kiviat, a federal sales consulting firm, discusses if there’s a good or bad time to sell to the government.

This interview is part of the Federal News Radio week-long special report, Inside the World’s Biggest Buyer.

Also on the show:

Federal News Countdown: Top acquisition stories
Jason Miller, executive editor of Federal News Radio and “In Depth” host Francis Rose count down the top acquisition stories of 2012 and highlights some of the stories from the Federal News Radio week-long special report, Inside the World’s Biggest Buyer.