Workforce

GovExec Daily: Coordinating the Coronavirus Response

Route Fifty's Emma Coleman and GovExec's Eric Katz join the podcast to discuss the ways different levels of government are responding to the pandemic.

Coronavirus Roundup: Survey Finds the Public Trusts CDC More Than President Trump

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

Telework Should Be an Option for Some Workers With Security Clearances

The reality is that many positions require a security clearance because of where the work is conducted, not the work itself.

Workers Left out of Government and Business Response to the Coronavirus

If government and business collaborate with workers, a scholar of labor relations writes, current economic problems could get less severe, the recovery smoother and lasting prosperity more likely.

OPM Revises Hiring and Onboarding Policies Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Agencies have new authorities to hire emergency staff and bring on all new workers virtually.

GovExec Daily: What It Takes to Get Tested for Coronavirus

Kate Queram joins the podcast to tell her story of finally getting tested for COVID-19.

Coronavirus Roundup: OMB Releases New Workforce Guidance, Agencies Report More COVID-19 Cases

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

GovExec Daily: Your COVID-19 Emails, Answered

Katherine McIntire Peters and Tom Shoop join the podcast to react to our readers' stories of their agency issues with coronavirus isolation.

Dogs Can Ease Your Self-Quarantine Stress

Dogs can ease our stress during these times of COVID-19 self-quarantine, an expert explains. As an extra bonus, we can do the same for them.

This Is How We Can Beat the Coronavirus

Mitigation can buy us time, but only suppression can get us to where we need to be.

Coronavirus Roundup: Many Feds are in “Critical Infrastructure Workforce”

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

5 Ways To Maintain Community While Social Distancing

It's possible to maintain community despite the social distancing necessary to contain the spread of COVID-19, according to a professor of health psychology.

Trump Confuses Telework With Telemedicine

Asked at a press conference if he was moving to increase federal employee telework, the president referred to telehealth efforts underway.