ChiefHRO on Marketplace

I was interviewed by Nancy Marshall-Genzer for a story last week on Marketplace. Ms. Marshall-Genzer’s report, “Government Recruiting in the Age of Shutdowns,” covers federal hiring and the challenges agencies face while trying to attract and retain the talent they need.

“The rhetoric surrounding shutdowns often includes people saying, ‘Well, it doesn’t matter. They don’t do anything important anyway,’” said Erica Groshen, who headed the Bureau of Labor Statistics from 2013 to 2017. “That’s really demoralizing to these really dedicated public servants.”

The full segment is available to stream here.