Each year, Deloitte and the Partnership for Public Service rank federal agencies in their Best Places to Work listings. To find new insights, the authors are taking a closer look at agencies with similar missions. On Federal Drive with Tom Temin, David Dye, director of Deloitte’s Federal Human Capital Services. tells Federal News Radio’s Eric White some of the differences between federal law enforcement agencies at the top and bottom of the rankings.
Even the smallest opinion counts at the agencies with the most satisfied employees, according to the results of the 2015 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government.
Agencies have problems with recruitment, training, leadership development and succession planning. That’s not an outside criticism. It’s coming from their own employees. The Partnership for Public Service and Deloitte analyzed the most recent Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey to come up with some ideas for improving the employee experience. David Dye is the director of Federal Human Capital Services at Deloitte. He joined Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive to analyze the latest snapshot.
The annual “Best Places to Work in the Federal Government” survey measures employees’ job satisfaction, and is sponsored by the Office of Personnel Management, the Partnership for Public Service and Deloitte Consulting. When you dig into the numbers, you find something odd: Big differences between the viewpoints of rank-and-file federal employees and those in the Senior Executive Service. David Dye, the director of Federal Human Capital Services at Deloitte, joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to analyze those differences.
The latest snapshot of the “Best Places to Work in the Federal Government” comes out later today. As it is every year, it’s developed by the Partnership for Public for Service, Deloitte and the Hay Group. This year the number crunchers have ranked agencies in terms of how innovative they are. David Dye, a director in Deloitte’s Federal Human Capital Group, joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to explain just how to measure something like that — and how important it is.
If you believe the surveys, employee engagement has been declining across the federal government for years. A recent Presidential Personnel memo makes the Senior Executive Service accountable for several agencies’ employee engagement through the SES performance management system. So how do you go about increasing engagement? David Dye, a director in Deloitte’s Federal Human Capital Group, joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to offer some answers.
Political leaders of all stripes have long called for reforming the Senior Executive Service. But what if instead of fixing the SES’ current problems, the government wiped the slate clean and started from scratch? In part four of Federal News Radio’s special report, Fixing the SES, current and former members of the service discuss what the key ingredients would be in a new SES recipe.
Some days, it’s not easy being a senior career executive in the Federal Government. Ill will reached a peak last summer at the height of scandal in the Veterans Affairs Department. That led to Congress enacting legislation cutting the civil service protection of SESers at the VA. A couple of weeks ago, President Obama gave the SES a pat on the back, promising to make the service into how it was originally envisioned. So what will 2015 bring? David Dye, the director of Federal Human Capital Services at Deloitte and a former official at the Office of Personnel Management, offered some answers on the Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Communication skills are on the decline among federal agency leaders. The non-profit Partnership for Public Service says only about half of federal employees think their supervisors are good communicators and motivators. David Dye is a Director in Deloitte’s Human Capital Practice. Deloitte helped the Partnership crunch the latest numbers. David explained the results on In Depth with Francis Rose.
Fred Steckler, the CAO at the US. Patent and Trademark Office, discusses his agency’s number one ranking in the latest Best Places to Work in Government survey, and Deloitte’s David Dye and Katherine Ryan talk about employee management and how to engage the workforce. March 21, 2014