Agencies have also said they’re beginning to evolve and mature their views on how they can improve employee engagement.
The council brings together chief human capital officers of federal agencies to serve as policy advisers on human resources management issues, to select, develop, train and manage a high-quality and productive workforce.
Federal workers have heard the term “chief human capital officer” or CHCO, for 15 years, but not everyone knows what a CHCO is and why they were created.
Agencies largely did well on the 2017 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey. Here are some methods and lessons they’ve learned over the past several years to make noticeable improvements in employee engagement.
Agencies offered special payment authorities, such as retention incentives or student loan repayments, to less than 6 percent of the federal workforce between fiscal 2014 and 2016, according to a new study from the Government Accountability Office.
A new report from the majority staff on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee finds agencies are largely inconsistent in how they discipline and manage employee misconduct.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will use both sides of the General Services Administration’s OASIS governmentwide professional services vehicles.
Agencies relied on 20 out of 105 different hiring authorities to fill the majority of open positions in 2014, the Government Accountability Office said. And neither OPM nor individual agencies are using the hiring data they already collect to measure whether these authorities are working.
The Office of Personnel Management has a new white paper that describes what drives employee engagement and what outcomes agency managers can expect from a committed, focused workforce.
Cyber breach victims who haven’t yet received a notification letter from the Office of Personnel Management will soon have a place to check their status. Acting OPM Director Beth Cobert also called on agencies to fill cyber skill gaps with the same urgency as their response to the 30-day cyber sprint.