millennials

  • The strengths and weaknesses of capitalism

    On this EXTRA episode, Jason Grumet, founder and president of the Bipartisan Policy Center; Michael Farren, fellow at the Mercatus Center; and Richard Levick, founder and CEO of LEVICK discuss the ways that politics and lobbying have soured peoples’ expectations, experiences, and opinion of capitalism.

  • Survey says: Government shutdown forced feds to change retirement plans

    Roughly 39 percent of federal employees said they were “unprepared” or “very unprepared” for the recent government shutdown, according to a survey from Clever Real Estate.

  • Neil deGrasse Tyson on DC, his new book, and the next generation

    Award-winning astrophysicist and author of over 20 books, Neil deGrasse Tyson, discusses the state and importance of science and objective truth. Tyson also discusses why he looks forward to millennials to take the wheel, and his new book, Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military.

  • Could millennials become an endangered species thanks to RIFs?

    Everybody in your office under 40 could disappear, if federal agencies decide to implement a reduction in force in order to cut staff under the president’s proposed budget.

  • Millennials keep busting workplace stereotypes: author

    An expert on millennials in the workplace explains how traditional forms of recognition and reward for employees might not satisfy the younger professional generation.

  • Survey findings challenge millennial workplace stereotypes

    After dealing with high unemployment, student loan burdens, and tightened credit rules, millennials realize nothing is guaranteed in the workplace and give as much loyalty as they feel coming back from an employer.

  • Employers face new challenges recruiting millennials: expert

    A whole generation of employees grew up being nurtured and coached, and they expect the same from their employers, says talent expert Jennifer Ives.

  • Millennials: The not-so-great generation?

    Guest columnist Steve Hellem wonders if millennials in government are probably thinking the same way baby boomer feds do.

  • Robert Goldenkoff: Feds under 39 feel more engaged at work

    Whether 39 years is young or old depends on which direction you’re looking from. But those 39 and under make up less than half the federal workforce. The younger they are, the higher their sense of engagement with their jobs and agencies. For more on the latest trends in the federal workforce, Federal Drive with Tom Temin talked with Robert Goldenkoff, director of strategic issues at the Government Accountability Office.

  • How to keep millennials engaged throughout their federal careers

    Millenials in the federal workforce feel engaged in their agency’s mission, but it remains to be seen how motivated they’ll feel about the civil service midway through their government careers and beyond.