The IRS has developed an excellent model for agency training and development: SHOTs videos, which are available 24/7 and allow employees to brush up on a subject in about three minutes or less on average.
Agencies can’t afford to rely on guesswork to hire and retain talent – they need data. Four government and industry experts explain just what that means.
Great teams are built on great relationships, and that holds true for government as well as sports and other realms. But as the public sector struggles to fill vacant positions, it also needs to think about its existing employees and what’s keeping them there. What does a future government workforce look like, and how can… Read more »
The cold and flu season can be tough on an agency and its employees. Here are ways to prepare and to manage people and job responsibilities when illness strikes.
As the new year approaches, a GovLoop featured contributor outlines five employment trends for 2023. Hint: hybrid work arrangements made the list.
It’s time for agencies to set their sights on recruiting and retaining talent in 2023. How can they do that, when employees are getting choosier, competition is getting tougher and agencies are struggling with digital services?
For many supervisors, giving an annual performance review is like going to the gym: They dread doing it and it’s sometimes painful when they do, but they know it must be done. There’s no way to take all the stress out of performance reviews. But in a recent NextGen online training, two speakers from theRead… Read more »
When it comes to generational differences in the workplace, the Golden Rule is probably not your best guide. It sounds like common sense. Why wouldn’t we treat our co-workers or direct reports the way we would want to be treated? But what you find encouraging or helpful or motivational might not resonate with your youngerRead… Read more »
Increasing your cyber workforce may mean revisiting your requirements. Agencies should prioritize candidates with potential to develop skills.
GovLoop polled its readers for their thoughts on “quiet quitting” and “quiet firing” — what they are, what causes those circumstances, what agencies can do to make things better and whether those situations even exist. The survey results were intriguing, and said a lot about the role managers play.