Monday - 3/12/2012, 11:08am EDT

Federal News Radio is broadcasting live Tuesday, March 13, from the Human Capital Management Defense Conference in Arlington, Va. The conference shares best practices of human capital management in the defense fields, bringing together strategic-level policymakers and HR managers.

Federal News Radio will be conducting interviews on-site with the individuals below. Those interviews will be posted on this page Tuesday.


Susan Fallon
Chairperson of the HCMD Conference
and Vice President of Business Development,
Monster Global Government Solutions and

"You need to start at the very front end, when you're talking about recruiting," said, Susan Fallon, vice president of business development at Monster and the chairperson of today's events.
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Michael Chase
Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary
for HRM Policy & Planning,
Veterans Affairs Department

The good news is human beings are not resistant to change. The bad news is they won't change unless there is an imperative to do so. Budget cuts just might be the imperative agencies need, Chase said.
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Will Brown
Talent Manager and Deputy Director
of Business Operations and Services,
Office of Naval Research

"What we want to do is stop talking about a job at ONR and start talking about a career in naval research," Brown said.
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Frank Jones
Chief Human Capital Officer,
Defense Manpower Data Center

Agencies must combine workforce planning with technology planning to ensure they are not left with "skills atrophy," Jones said.
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Photo Gallery

Check out photos from the HCMD Conference.

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See coverage of the 2011 HCMD Conference.