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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.
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.
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.
Traci DiMartini, the Peace Corps’ chief human capital officer, shares her agency’s tips on the best ways to welcome employees back to work following the partial government shutdown.
It is critical for agency leaders to connect with their employees, to remind them of the importance of the mission, the critical nature of their work and the value they have to the organization and our country. Here are 10 ways federal leaders can repair the damage done by the partial shutdown and create a positive and productive work environment.
Admiral Thad W. Allen, the 23rd commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, writes about how the partial government shutdown is harming members of the Coast Guard and their families, causing them financial hardship even as they continue to carry out their duties to their country and the American people.
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.
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.