Management

How COVID-19 Makes the U.S. Census even More Challenging

Getting the U.S. census count has never been an easy task, but this year’s census has hit several major challenges, including the COVID-19 pandemic.

Management

Shortened Census Count Will Hurt Communities of Color

The census will likely count fewer Black Americans, Indigenous peoples, Asian Americans and Americans of Hispanic or Latino origin than there actually are.

Management

Condensed Schedule and Counters Not Showing Up to Work Have Put the Census at Risk

Census has just a month to complete its count and GAO says it still faces significant challenges in collecting accurate data.

Management

This Rural Town Swelled With Immigrants. But Will Census Count Them?

The 2020 census was supposed to show this rural town what it is now. Then came COVID-19.

Management

GovExec Daily: Rural America and the Census

University of Mississippi's Dr. John Green joins the podcast to discuss the difficulties facing non-metropolitan communities during the decennial count.

Management

GovExec Daily: The State of the 2020 Census

Eric Katz updates the podcast on the decennial count and its ups and downs.

Workforce

Census Delays Create Uncertainty for Temporary Workers

Bureau faces a series of risks as it attempts decennial count during a pandemic.

Management

GovExec Daily: The Pandemic's Effect on the Census

Courtney Bublé joins the podcast to discuss how the decennial count – along with other government programs – is affected.

Management

Census Delays and Extensions Possible Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

IG, lawmakers fault the Census Bureau for providing "little explanation" for its contingency planning.

Management

Why Some Americans Don’t Trust the Census

A quarter of Americans, many of them non-white, are worried about data privacy and confidentiality in the 2020 census.

Workforce

OPM Issues Guidance for Federal Employees Looking to Work for the Census

Helping with the count gives civil servants a chance to earn extra money and be part of history.

Workforce

Census Is Now Fielding 25K Job Applications Per Day

Despite some early setbacks, Census says its hiring efforts will prove "swimmingly successful."

Management

3 Big Ways that the U.S. Will Change Over the Next Decade

The number of old people will increase, while the proportion of white Americans will continue to fall.

Management

Census Still Has More Steps to Take to Ensure It Doesn't Hire More Child Sex Offenders, IG Says

The agency hired a registered sex offender earlier this year, who was arrested for engaging in a sexual act with a child two months later.

Oversight

Census Fails Key Recruiting and Hiring Tests as It Gears Up for 2020 Count

Despite warnings of delays and cost overruns, agency says it's confident operations will not be interrupted.

Management

Why the 2020 Census Matters for Rural Americans

People living in rural and small town America have much at stake in the 2020 census. But census participation tends to be lower in rural areas.

Workforce

Census Eclipses 500K Applicants, Still Needs 2.3M More

The bureau is working to overcome fears instilled by the Trump administration's court fight to include a citizenship question, official says.

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