FEDtalk

  • FEDtalk: The Veterans’ Employment And Training Service

    Tune in to FEDtalk this week as host Jason Briefel talks to the VETS Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, Teresa W. Gerton, and the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Associate Administrator for the Office of Veterans Business Development, Barb Carson. January 22, 2016

  • FEDtalk: Roundtable on 2016 Predictions

    Host Jason Briefel will be joined by a panel of guests representing federal employee organizations, including National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) Legislative Director Jessica Klement and Deputy Legislative Director John Hatton, and Professional Managers Association (PMA) Washington Representative Nikki Cannon, who will join the program to discuss their predictions for 2016 and provide a look-back on 2015. January 8, 2016.

  • FEDtalk: Roundtable With Agency Communications Professionals

    With the public obtaining news and information from a growing array of sources, federal agencies are adjusting their communications strategies to inform and engage the public about agency missions, programs, and the people who carry them out. December 18, 2015.

  • FEDtalk: Federal Insurance Expert Demystifies Open Season

    Tune in this week for Open Season tips from Walton Francis, insurance expert and author of the Consumers’ CHECKBOOK Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees.

  • FEDtalk: Retirement Planning and Supplemental Insurance

    On this episode of FEDTalk, our host Tony Vergnetti, President of Federal Employee Defense Services (FEDS), discusses the five biggest mistakes made in retirement planning with Michael and Glenn Livingston from Livinston Financial Planning.

  • FEDtalk: What Benefits Will You Need in Retirement?

    Take control of your long term care benefits this Open Season. Learn about their “virtual benefits fair,” why it’s never too early to sign up for long term care, and what packages Long Term Care Partners provides. At the virtual benefits fair, you can easily find the information you need to review plan information, contact individual carrier representatives, and make decisions about your Federal benefits. Sign up to attend on November 18, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET. November 6, 2015.

  • FEDtalk: Reporter Roundtable Discusses Hot Workforce Topics

    Who better to provide insight into big issues facing the workforce other than those covering it? Tune in this week to FEDtalk for a roundtable discussion with reporters covering the federal beat. October 23, 2015.

  • FEDtalk: GPRA Modernization Act and Organizational Performance

    Tune in this week to learn how the performance appraisal process is used to evaluate individual job performance connected to overall agency performance, and if it’s actually working. October 9, 2015.

  • FEDtalk: Supplemental Insurance Benefit Options For Feds

    Tune in to FEDtalk on September 25th, on the eve of Open Season, for a discussion on the supplemental insurance plan options available only to federal employees. September 25, 2015

  • FEDtalk: Preview the Ride & Run to Remember, and examine the rise of officer assaults

    Tune in to FEDtalk this week for a discussion of the rise in attacks and assaults on law enforcement officers and the need for enhanced legal protections for LEOs around the country. Representatives from the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association and the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund join host Julie Perkins on the show. September 11, 2015

  • FEDtalk: Re-discover the area’s national parks

    Tune in to FEDtalk this week for a discussion of what the region’s national parks are offering this summer. Representatives from the National Park Service, Rock Creek Park, and Harper’s Ferry National Historic Park join host Jason Briefel for this roundtable discussion. August 7, 2015

  • FEDtalk: Legislative roundtable

    Tune in to FEDtalk this week for a discussion with representatives of federal employee organizations on Congress. Guests will discuss legislation that affects the federal workforce and government, the recent Office of Personnel Management (OPM) data breaches, budget reconciliation and the fate of this year’s appropriations bills.

  • Federal conference & travel restrictions

    Jason Briefel, hosts a roundtable discussion of how federal conference and travel restrictions are affecting government, the industry and stakeholders. June 19, 2015

  • The latest news from NAPA

    National Academy of Public Administration President and CEO Dan Blair, NAPA Director of Project Development Joe Mitchell, and NAPA Fellow David Chu will discuss academy’s current projects and initiatives. June 5, 2015

  • Agency customer service initiatives

    ForeSee Vice President Dave Lewan and Abby Herriman, senior vice president of Delivery and Innovation at HighPoint Global, join host Jason Briefel for a wide ranging discussion of customer service initiatives in the federal government. May 22, 2015