Understanding the people impact of COVID-19 for state and local governments

Outlining the key people issues facing public sector organizations and suggestions to help them reset and recover.

Lisa Massman

Lisa Massman

Principal, Human Capital Advisory , KPMG US

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Felix Verdigets

Felix Verdigets

Managing Director, People & Change, KPMG US

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COVID-19 is affecting how state and local governments address immediate and strategic people issues. Talent-related people risk exists across five core categories:

  • Capacity
  • Cost
  • Connection
  • Capability
  • Compliance

This brief describes the talent-related risks and provides a checklist of suggestions for public sector organizations to navigate immediate and long-term considerations.