2013 Human Capital Management Government Training Event

Monday - 12/2/2013, 4:32pm EST

The Human Capital Management for Government Training Series brings together key stakeholders from throughout the federal and defense HR community to discuss best practices for managing human capital, improving efficiency and advancing innovation.

Federal News Radio's Emily Kopp attended the event. Listen to her interviews with event participants below.

Beth McGrath
Former Deputy Chief Management Officer
Defense Department

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Beth McGrath is the former deputy chief management officer and performance improvement officer at the Defense Department. A recognized federal executive in HR, she oversees management and business operations in her position. She also is responsible for DoD's strategic management plan and oversees acquisition efforts. Her peers say she has brought a business-minded strategy to performance management and process improvement.

Jim Hagy
Human Capital Director
Deloitte Consulting

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Across government, human capital managers are addressing multiple challenges at once. There's the aging workforce and the uncertain budget. A new report by consultants at Deloitte urges federal HR leaders to focus their energies on specific problems. Jim Hagy leads Deloitte Consulting's Department of Defense Human Capital Practice, and he's chairperson of the Human Capital Management Government Training Event.

Kim Bauhs
Human Capital Officer
Immigration and Customs Enforcement

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The U.S. Immigration Enforcement and Customs agency has been busy the last few years. It's been streamlining its hiring process, making sure the agency's mission is clearly defined and being conservative with its resources. A key focus during these agency evolutionary times is managing the work force. Kim Bauhs is the human capital officer at ICE.