• With a new year, there will be developments that every federal worker should follow as they play out. Jeff Neal, senior vice president of ICF International, lists seven things feds need to keep an eye on in 2016.

    January 05, 2016
  • Federal executives talk a lot about the importance of human capital. The workforce, that is. But not enough of them engage in meaningful workforce planning. That's according to former Homeland Security HR-chief Jeff Neal, now with IFC International. Neal told Federal Drive with Tom Temin that's changing.

    November 25, 2015
  • Agencies often go into great detail when they identify the skills and competencies they need for their own employees, then do very little to identify what they need when they use contractors to do the work.

    November 18, 2015
  • Real leadership development takes an agency that is willing to make the investment of time and money needed to build strong supervisors, says Jeff Neal, senior vice president of ICF International.

    November 05, 2015
  • If human resources is so important and HR specialists are a mission critical occupation, why is it so rare to find someone who says they are happy with their HR support?

    October 29, 2015