Latest Episodes

Leading in a Reimagined Workplace: AAFEA’s Leadership Development Workshop
August 11, 2023

For 19 years, the African American Federal Executives Association (AAFEA) has hosted an annual Leadership Development Workshop focused on expanding opportunities for diverse leaders in the federal workforce. This year’s workshop focuses on the “reimagined

Skills-Based Hiring – What it is, How it’s Going, What’s Next?
July 28, 2023

Both the federal government and the private sector are embracing skills-based hiring. In 2020, the White House issued Executive Order (EO) 13932 - Modernizing and Reforming the Assessment and Hiring of Federal Job Candidates directing agencies to expand t

Bridgebuilders - How Government Can Transcend Boundaries to Solve Big Problems
June 23, 2023

Public sector leaders face a variety of challenges due to the current political and social climate. At a time when polarization is high, bridgebuilding can be hard. Authors Don Kettle and William Eggers are here to help. Kettle and Eggers’ latest book Bri

Bridging Generational Divides
June 09, 2023

The federal government has an aging workforce and struggles to bring on younger talent. This week on FEDtalk, we are learning to bridge generational divides in the workplace. This program will cover how to recruit and retain the next generation of civil s

Celebrate & Advocate: Recognizing Public Servants in May
May 19, 2023

In May, the federal community recognizes both Public Service Recognition Week and National Police Week. During this time, we celebrate and honor those in public service. It is also a time to advocate for the interests of public servants and public safety

Know Your Legal Risks: Professional Liability Part 2
May 05, 2023

Sometimes, bad things happen to good federal employees. Those who are the subject of an adverse administrative action, disciplinary proceeding, or civil lawsuit could be wiped out emotionally and financially trying to defend themselves. This scenario happ

Prioritize Protecting Yourself: Professional Liability Part 1
April 21, 2023

This week, we are covering the trifecta of legal risks and the disciplinary processes that federal professionals could face each day that could take away their livelihood. FEDtalk will break down why professional liability insurance is more than a nice to

Neurodiversity and National Security: Harnessing the Potential of Unique Cognitive Talents
April 07, 2023

This week, FEDtalk is discussing Neurodiversity and National Security. It is no secret that our nation needs to harness a wide variety of skills, talents, and abilities to meet growing national security concerns. On this episode, agencies will learn how t

Government Engagement at South by Southwest
March 24, 2023

This week, we are covering South by Southwest an annual conference centered around technology, film, music, education, and culture. The 10-day event rapped up last week, and FEDtalk sits down with government attendees to learn about what they saw and wh

Advancing Opportunities for Women in the Federal Workplace
March 10, 2023

FEDtalk is celebrating Womens History Month and International Women's Day with a discussion on women in the federal workplace. Guests will discuss how agencies can create a more inclusive space, elevate intersectionality, and improve the gender diverse l