Posts Tagged: weekend reads

What did the shutdown mean for your TSP – Plus Your Weekend Reads!

The 16 day government shutdown had many federal employees wondering what was happening in the Thrift Savings Plan. Would their accounts be affected? Could and should they take out hardship withdrawals to get through the month? Kim Weaver is the Director of External Affairs at the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board. The Board runs theRead… Read more »

Why Are Millennials Wary of Working for Gov? Plus your weekend reads!

Nationally millennials make up about a third of the workforce, but in government that percentage hoovers around 8%. What can the government do to reverse the trend? Tim McManus is the Vice President for Education and Outreach at the Partnership for Public Service. He told Chris Dorobek on the DorobekINSIDER program that government needs toRead… Read more »

How Radical Connectivity Is Changing the Way Government Operates

“You hear people talk about the impact of the internet or mobile phones or social media but none of those words really capture what is going on. People today have enormous amounts of power in their phones, they are also connected to the internet at all times and that has real cascade ramifications in aRead… Read more »

Making Good Economic Decisions with Stats – Plus Your Weekend Reads

Every friday here on the DorobekINSIDER we try and take a step back and look at the bigger picture. Today we are talking about making better decisions by using statistical models. Jeff Grover is the author of the book Strategic Economic Decision Making. He told Chris Dorobek that using stats in your decision making processRead… Read more »

Big Data revolution, changing the way we live, work and think – Plus Your Weekend Reads

Welcome to GovLoop InsightsIssue of the Week with Chris Dorobek where each week, our goal is to find an issue — a person — an idea — then helped define the past 7-days and we work to find an issue that will also will have an impact on the days, weeks and months ahead. And,Read… Read more »

YOURcloud, Taking Shared Services to the Next Level – Plus Your Weekend Reads (Telework Week)

On the DorobekINSIDER this week: Sequestration Fixes Could Still Hurt Feds? What Are They? Sequestration carries the threat of widespread furloughs of many federal employees, but the alternatives could amount to a case of pick your poison for those same feds. Some of the solutions include cuts to retirement contributions, pay freezes and a reducedRead… Read more »