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 Leader, KPMG US

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Felix Verdigets

Felix Verdigets

Managing Director, Transformation Delivery, 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.