Federal News Countdown: One government solution, Chili-cooking feds

Friday - 8/22/2014, 5:25pm EDT

Dan Blair, president & CEO of the National Academy of Public Administration and former deputy director of the Office of Personnel Management, and Kathryn Medina, senior vice-president of Global Human Resources for APCO Worldwide and former executive director of the Chief Human Capital Officers Council, count down the week's top federal stories with Francis Rose. (Photo by Michael O'Connell/Federal News Radio)

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Guests on the Federal News Countdown:
  • Dan Blair, president & CEO of the National Academy of Public Administration and former deputy director of the Office of Personnel Management
  • Kathryn Medina, senior vice-president of Global Human Resources for APCO Worldwide and former executive director of the Chief Human Capital Officers Council

Dan Blair's stories:

#3 How Federal Agencies Can Solve Skyrocketing Workers' Comp Costs (Government Executive)

#2 Modernising the mandarins (The Economist)

#1 You Don't Have to Be a Whiz Kid to Use Performance Metrics (Government Executive)

Kathryn Medina's stories:

#3 Report shows lack of diversity in top civil service ranks (The Washington Post)

#2 Phased retirement and financial awareness (Federal News Radio)

#1 Lollachilipalooza highlights Feds Feed Families (Federal News Radio)