GovExec Daily: Can Government Win the Race for Talent?

William D. Eggers joins the podcast to discuss a new Deloitte report on hiring.

NTEU Calls on FLRA and the Supreme Court to Clarify Policies that Hurt Unions Under Trump

The union said misapplications of standards by the agency that oversees federal labor management relations and federal courts during the Trump administration hurt their ability to represent federal workers.

How to Make Performance Reviews Less Terrible – Especially Given the Challenges of Supervising Remote Workers

Performance reviews were always a challenge, but even more so in the age of hybrid work, when some employees are in the office more often than others.

GovExec Daily: Retirement Planning Tricks for All Feds

NARFE's Erin Carter joins the show to discuss how public servants should plan for their future.

Narcissism Affects whether People Follow COVID Mitigation Efforts

New research investigates how narcissism makes people more or less likely to follow COVID mitigation strategies like masking up or getting vaxxed.

More Can Be Done to Increase Representation of Feds with Disabilities

A new report shows people with disabilities make up a greater percentage of the federal workforce, but those employees are less likely to be in leadership roles and more likely to leave their jobs.

Coronavirus Roundup: More Free COVID Tests; HHS Secretary Tests Positive

There’s a lot to keep track of. Here’s a list of this week’s news updates and stories you may have missed.

OPM Issues Guidance on Implementing a Trump-era Hiring Policy

The U.S. Digital Service has also been embedding in agencies to help build internal competency-based hiring abilities in federal agencies.

GovExec Daily: Lessons Learned from the Homeland Security Vaccine Rollout

Courtney Bublé joins the podcast to discuss how DHS got its workforce vaccinated.

TSA Screeners Could Be in Line for 30% Pay Raises on Average

A bipartisan measure passed by the House would move the Transportation Security Administration’s workforce under Title 5, which also promises full collective bargaining rights and other civil service protections enjoyed by most federal employees.

GovExec Daily: The Role of Zip Codes in Our Stories

Author CJ Gross joins the podcast to discuss how class enters into DEIA work.

With a Senate Confirmation Vote, A Federal Labor Relations Board is Back in Democratic Control

The Senate voted 50-49 to confirm former MSPB Chairwoman Susan Tsui Grundmann as a member of the Federal Labor Relations Authority.

How to Brainstorm Brilliant Ideas in Teams – without Sliding into ‘Groupthink’

With companies encouraging greater teamwork, an expert outlines how to innovate effectively and problem solve as a group.

Remote Work May Actually Be Good for Business

Working remotely doesn't negatively affect productivity. It may actually even enhance both employee and company resiliency, a new study finds.

GovExec Daily: College Debt Has Far-reaching Effects

Dr. Cliff Robb joins the podcast to discuss how student loan borrowers change their behaviors due to their finances.