FEDTalk

FEDTalk is produced by Shaw Bransford & Roth P.C., bringing you the insider's perspective from leaders in the federal community since 1993.


Latest Podcasts / Episodes

  • This week’s FEDtalk show spotlights the Department of Justice’s post-pandemic reentry plans. As DOJ strives to reach a “new normal,” groups representing Department attorneys discuss how telework availability is impacting employee morale, recruitment, and retention.…
    May 20, 2022
  • Public Service Recognition Week (PSRW) honors the efforts of government employees at the local, state, and federal levels for making #GovPossible. Over the course of this past week, local and national events celebrated government service,…
    May 6, 2022
  • President Biden released the administration’s FY 2023 budget request last month. The request included a proposed pay raise for federal employees and a bump in funding for every cabinet level department. But what does the…
    April 22, 2022
  • While the pandemic may be winding down, virtual and hybrid events may be here to stay. Many believe that agencies and organizations should be embracing virtual and hybrid events in the long term to increase…
    April 8, 2022
  • Women place an equal amount of value on their lives as men, but the gap in life insurance coverage persists even as income and domestic responsibilities evolve. By in large, women tend to carry less…
    March 25, 2022
  • This week on FEDtalk, celebrate 20 years of advancing African American leadership within the senior ranks of the federal government. Guests from the African American Federal Executive Association (AAFEA) join the podcast to discuss their…
    March 11, 2022
  • With a compelling storyline of acquisition support in a ground mission to Mars, Management Concepts launches an experiential, cohort-based program designed for new acquisition professionals. On the next episode of FEDtalk, Management Concepts reveals Career…
    February 25, 2022
  • In 2021, there were significant court decisions that impacted the federal workforce—are you up to date on how the new precedents impact the federal workforce and personnel law? The Attorneys of Shaw Bransford & Roth…
    February 11, 2022
  • Set yourself up for success this tax season with the latest episode of FEDtalk. This week’s show will provide insight into the upcoming tax season with administration officials and industry professionals. Join host Natalia Castro…
    January 28, 2022
  • The FEDforum is an initiative at the show’s sister newsletter–FEDagent–to unite voices across the federal law enforcement community. This partnership among law enforcement associations establishes a space for federal agents, officers, prosecutors, and supporters, to…
    January 13, 2022
  • The FEDforum is an initiative at the show’s sister newsletter – FEDmanager – to unite voices across the federal community. This partnership among federal workforce organizations is a space for federal employee groups to share…
    December 17, 2021
  • Beyond unprecedented global changes, a lot can change for you and your family in a year. Federal open season provides you the opportunity to select plans that fit your life best. Open season insiders offer…
    December 3, 2021
  • Understanding the Options In the midst of the current pandemic, are there any telehealth services that are particularly important to you? Does your health plan limit the number of doctor’s visits you can make? What…
    November 19, 2021
  • Human rights violations of the past and present remain a priority for federal law enforcement. A panel of guests from the Homeland Security Investigations’ (HSI) Human Rights Violators and War Crimes Center (HRVWCC) discuss the…
    November 5, 2021