human capital

  • Data analytics is one technique with the potential to help managers deal with their workforce concerns. Joe Abusamra, vice president at the talent management firm Acendre, shares some of the findings on the company's list of Human Capital trends to watch for in 2017 with Federal News Radio's Eric White on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.

    January 12, 2017
  • The National Academy of Public Administration has been holding panel discussions to come up with ideas for the next administration to hit the ground running.

    August 09, 2016
  • What might have worked for managing people in federal agencies 10 years ago is probably not working so well now. Deloitte's Global Human Capital Trends team focused on the federal government and discovered some important trends. Sean Morris, director of the federal human capital practice at Deloitte, tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin how you can use the trends to help your agency.

    June 14, 2016
  • The Coast Guard is midway through its biggest capital overhaul in a half century. But it will need the right people to man the new ships and carry out its 21st century missions. Adm. Paul Zukunft, Commandant of the Coast Guard, joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin at the Sea Air Space expo at the Gaylord National Convention Center, in National Harbor, Maryland, to discuss the new Coast Guard human capital plan.

    May 17, 2016
  • Mixing up cause and effect or finding effect when there's no cause, this way of thinking is particularly reckless for federal agencies.

    April 12, 2016
  • Liam Ackland, president of NGA.NET North America, encourages agencies to model their recruiting strategies after successful college basketball teams, which traditionally shy away from "one-and-dones."

    March 27, 2015
  • The Congressional Budget Office recently revealed that it didn't have any comprehensive information about the size of the federal government's contracted workforce. Jeff Neal, senior vice president of ICF International and former chief human capital officer at the Department of Homeland Security, says knowing that number might not matter too much to taxpayers in the long run.

    March 13, 2015
  • Jason Briefel hosts a roundtable discussion of human capital and how the public and private sectors are collaborating. March 6, 2015

    March 06, 2015
  • Thanks to big data, agencies are learning where their skills gaps are. To close them, they'll have to get around some archiac personnel regulations, according to a panel of experts on the Federal Drive.

    January 12, 2015
  • The Government Accountability Office tells Chief Human Capital Officers to communicate with human-capital staff and coordinate with other agencies to champion shared challenges.

    June 11, 2014
  • What will a government shutdown really mean for federal employees and government HR offices if it goes into effect next week? Advice from someone who knows - former DHS Chief Human Capital Officer Jeff Neal.

    September 25, 2013
  • Federal News Radio has announced the winners of the fourth annual Causey Awards, recognizing human-resources professionals who have gone above and beyond to help the government operate better. This year's winners are individuals from the National Institutes of Health, the Food and Drug Administration, the departments of Defense and Agriculture and the Social Security Administration.

    September 16, 2013
  • A new memo from Acting OPM Director Elaine Kaplan details two main objectives and four focus areas for change. OPM and OMB want to eliminate 12 HR reports and consolidate four others.

    May 03, 2013
  • As the Internal Revenue Service prepares to enter tax season full-bore, the agency is faced with a tightened budget, a shrinking workforce and an ever-more complex and increasing workload. That combination, along with leadership changes at the top of agency, threatens to upend the gains IRS has made over the past few years to better manage its workforce, according to the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, an agency watchdog.

    February 07, 2013