Stopping COVID-19 requires stronger social distancing actions
In a newly released white paper, MITRE offers guidance that federal leaders should implement to stop or slow the spread of COVID-19. MITRE proposes 14 social distancing policies to help reduce infections and deaths from COVID-19 and avoid overburdening our health care system.
COVID-19 and the serious threat to vulnerable federal employees
Veterans Health Administration employees are at high risk for COVID-19 not only because of their frequent contact with veterans suspected or confirmed to be infected with the virus, but also because of their age. With more than 14% of VHA medical officers older than 65, federal leaders must figure out how to protect the health and safety of those working to stop the spread.
Four tips to help you complete a self-assessment
Whether you are a leader, or aspiring to be one, ensure you are doing the best work for your team by taking the time to assess your strengths and weaknesses and reflect on your capabilities. Federal employees face new challenges as a result of COVID-19, making this a good time to do a self-assessment.
Emergency preparedness tips from former U.S. Coast Guard commandant Thad Allen
The coronavirus pandemic is an unprecedented crisis for our nation, and it requires a federal government response. Retired Admiral Thad Allen shares his experiences with disaster preparedness in this week’s Transition Lab bonus episode.
Communicating in a public health crisis
The coronavirus pandemic has led federal leaders to reexamine how they communicate. Samantha Donaldson, Partnership vice president of communications, highlights four tips to help federal leaders communicate effectively to both internal and external audiences.
Teleworking 9 to 5: Tips for working from home
Agencies are increasingly asking their employees to work remotely in response to COVID-19, but many are not used to working from home on a regular basis. Discover three guidelines for teleworking to help you remain effective.