Management

GovExec Daily: How Biden Can Achieve Equity Goals

Michael McAfee and Max Stier join the podcast to discuss how the White House can match its DEIA rhetoric with action.

Management

How Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Pursuit of Success as a Lawyer and Parent Got Her a Potential Supreme Court Nod

In a 2017 speech to law students, the potential Supreme Court nominee talked about the difficulties of working at a big law firm — and how a confirmation hearing led her to knitting.

Management

The Biden Administration Can Seize a Once-in-a-Generation Opportunity to Advance Equity. Here’s How.

The administration must reset its relationship with people who lack access to federal services.

Oversight

Older Feds Are Facing Persistent Racial and Gender Pay Disparities, the EEOC Has Found

Although the federal workforce has higher representation of people 40 and older than the private sector, men and white and Asian employees within that age group make more than women and other ethnicities.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: Is the Justice Department Following the Spirit of the Diversity Executive Order?

Erich Wagner joins the podcast to discuss the diversity officer job ad facing criticism because it lists salary history.

Management

How Can Federal Anti-Trafficking Efforts Advance Racial Equity?

A group of federal agencies want to know in order to further President Biden’s priorities.

Workforce

The Justice Dept.’s Diversity Officer Job Listing Requires a Salary History, Despite a Mandate Discouraging the Practice

Asking job candidates about their salary histories has been shown to lead to pay disparities across genders and ethnicities, and President Biden has tasked the Office of Personnel Management with finding a way to ban its use at federal agencies.

Tech

GovExec Daily: The NSF Director Says Science Is Leading the Way

Dr. Sethuraman Panchanathan joins the podcast to discuss the agency's efforts to promote STEM education and to unlock the potential in all American communities.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: Taking Steps to Create More Equity in Government

Deloitte's Shrupti Shah joins the podcast to discuss how OPM is implementing the administration's DEI order.

Tech

Building Machines that Work for Everyone – How Diversity of Test Subjects Is a Technology Blind Spot, and What to Do about It

It’s easy for researchers to fall back on using test subjects from the communities around them – students and employees. Branching out is key to avoiding technology that fails certain populations.

Management

OPM Issues Guidance on Agency Hiring of Chief Diversity Officers

The memo builds off President Biden’s executive order aimed at improving the diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility of federal agencies.

Workforce

OPM To Publish Rule Implementing Law Protecting Feds from Discrimination, Whistleblower Retaliation

The Elijah E. Cummings Federal Employee Antidiscrimination Act requires agencies to publish instances when they discriminated or retaliated against federal workers and encourages agencies to punish federal employees responsible for such acts.

Management

White House Diversity Strategic Plan Focuses on Equity in Hiring and Pay

Many of the administration’s strategies dovetail with its efforts to revitalize the federal workforce.

Management

Diversity in Government Digital Services a Win-Win

Investing in minority- and women-owned small companies is a smart choice for both agencies and the customers they serve.

Pay & Benefits

Senators Urge TSP to Include Diverse Managers in Mutual Fund Window

Group of Democratic lawmakers cites multiple studies that found that women- and minority-run asset managers were more likely to outperform financial markets.

Management

A Historic Swearing in at the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps

Dr. Rachel Levine became the United States’ first openly transgender four-star officer and first female four-star admiral of the corps. 

Management

Democratic Lawmakers Offer Advice for White House Racial Equity Initiative

Reps. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., and Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., stress that agencies must take a data-based approach to ensure underserved communities do not encounter barriers to access federal programs.

Management

The Three Keys to Providing More Equitable Government Services

The path forward requires a fundamental shift in how federal programs are designed and implemented.

Management

GovExec Daily: How the Federal Government Can Impact Diversity and Equity

Deloitte's Shrupti Shah joins the podcast to discuss DEI initiatives being pursued by the Biden administration.

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