Why we can’t afford another government shutdown
Shutdowns and continuing resolutions hurt the people this country serves, yet they have become far too common. Partnership Executive Vice President James-Christian Blockwood discusses the harmful effects of shutdowns on critical work , such as strategic planning, and shares solutions to avoiding future shutdowns.
How the partial government shutdown continues to affect the IRS—almost three months after it ended
Americans had until this week to file their taxes without an extension. But because the Internal Revenue Service experienced delays in hiring staff and training employees due to the partial government shutdown, taxpayers may not receive their tax return as quickly as in years past.
How to prepare for another partial government shutdown
Until a funding bill has been signed into law, federal agencies need to prepare for the possibility of another partial government shutdown. Here are the steps leaders can take to ready their workforce.
How leaders can prepare for federal employees to return to work after the shutdown
Sally Jewell, former secretary of the Department of the Interior during the 2013 shutdown, offers her advice about how to mitigate a drop in workforce morale when employees return to work after the current partial government shutdown ends.
Seven ways federal employees can manage stress during the partial government shutdown
For federal employees feeling powerless during the current partial government shutdown, veteran coach and mentor Solly Thomas offers guidance to feel more in control and reduce your stress during these difficult times.