Sharlyn Lauby on Managing Performance

This podcast is a conversation between Joyce Maroney, former Executive Director of the Workforce Institute and board member Sharlyn Lauby and part of the series of podcasts we're hosting on key ideas from our most recently published book, Being Present: A Practical Guide for Transforming the Employee Experience of Your Frontline Workforce.

Saving 2020: We Need Results Faster

Today's post is from Workforce Institute board member John Frehse who notes, "2020 will never be seen as the year when everything worked out. Distress is prevalent in our communities, our country, and our world. However, all is not lost. We can save 2020. At least we can save some of it from a workplace perspective. And to do that, we must empower the workforce like never before."

The Impact of Coronavirus on State and Local Employees

As coronavirus cases continue to increase in multiple states across the United States, a new survey conducted by the Center for State and Local Government Excellence finds that public sector employees are deeply worried about their personal safety, family finances, job loss, furloughs, and pay and benefit reductions. Despite these concerns, the research also shows that public sector employees value serving their communities during this difficult time.