Jason Briefel

  • On FEDtalk this week, join host Jason Briefel for a discussion on the first week of the Biden Administration and what federal employee associations have in mind for the new administration and new presidency. The…

    January 28, 2021
  • The Office of Personnel Management so far has not released a new guide for agencies or called for a formal moratorium on Senior Executive Service review boards. The agency's involvement in implementing Schedule F is also raising concerns among good government groups.

    December 14, 2020
  • On FEDtalk this week, join host Jason Briefel for a final sit down with Open Season leaders to review coverage options, changes from previous years, and all the virtual ways feds can learn about their…

    December 03, 2020
  • Agencies are often reassigning members of the Senior Executive Service with little oversight, the Government Accountability Office found. And the Office of Personnel Management, which has the authority to crack down on agencies when they fail to reassign SES members properly, said enforcement isn't a major priority.

    September 24, 2020
  • The authors of a recent report offering suggestions on civil service modernization say they attempted to bring interested parties together to facilitate meaningful discussions on the topic. But at least one federal employee group said their effort did the opposite.

    July 29, 2020
  • FEDtalk Tune in to FEDtalk this week to hear about the fellowships bringing innovation and technology skills to government. Guests from fellowships impacting the legislative and executive branch will discuss how they bring new skills…

    January 23, 2020
  • FEDtalk Tune in to FEDtalk this week to hear from public employee groups about their plans for 2020. Guests from across the federal community will discuss the biggest issues of 2019 spilling into the new…

    January 06, 2020
  • FEDtalk Tune in to FEDtalk this week for a discussion on Enterprise Risk Management. The federal government is great at responding to problems, but experts across the federal community have ideas on how to make…

    September 30, 2019
  • FEDtalk Tune in to FEDtalk this week for a discussion on the importance cybersecurity within the federal government. As the federal government becomes increasingly digital, it also becomes increasingly at risk for cyberattacks. Experts in…

    September 05, 2019
  • FEDtalk Tune in to FEDtalk this week for a discussion on the transition between college and government. The guests will cover how the federal government is currently struggling to recruit and retain young people in…

    August 07, 2019
  • Stakeholders weighing in on rollout of the data strategy said building a workforce that can keep pace with the scope of the problem and the rate of change in technology stands out as one of the most daunting challenges.

    July 08, 2019
  • In the wake of the partial government shutdown, financial planning has been on the minds of federal employees everywhere. Tune in to FEDtalk this Friday at 11 am EST for a discussion on financial planning pre- and post-retirement.

    March 06, 2019
  • With open season just around the corner, tune in to FEDtalk tomorrow to hear about some of your options as a federal employee when making benefits decisions and planning for your future. Host Jason Briefel will be joined by Joan Melanson of Long Term Care Partners and Joyce Warner of the Federal Employee Education and Assistance Fund (FEEA).
    November 2, 2018

    November 02, 2018
  • The Office of Personnel Management is receiving more applications for the phased retirement program this year than it had during the first full year of its existence, but the numbers are still relatively low, given the large number of federal employees who are or will be eligible by the end of fiscal 2017.

    June 28, 2017