Bright spots in the Partnership for Public Service’s Best Places to Work in the Federal Government rankings show particular progress at some of the largest agencies, including DoD and Homeland Security.
Fewer agencies improved their employee engagement and satisfaction scores in 2018 compared to previous years, according to the Partnership for Public Service’s “Best Places to Work” rankings.
Agencies have also said they’re beginning to evolve and mature their views on how they can improve employee engagement.
The 2018 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey is chock-full of data on the federal workforce. Here are four takeaways to consider from this year’s survey.
Employee engagement is up 1 percent from the previous year across the federal workforce, according to the results of the 2018 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey from the Office of Personnel Management.
The results from the Veterans Affairs Department’s first, self-reported all-employee survey are in, and they show engagement and morale in its workforce went up significantly in 2018.
The Trump administration has been busy putting the pieces in place for hiring process improvements and reskilling initiatives.
Rae Steinbach, contributor to 15Five, offers five steps to improving employee engagement for all agencies.
In lieu of the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey, the Veterans Affairs Department opted to create its own agencywide survey to more accurately measure employee engagement.
Gwen Defilippi, the deputy assistant administrator for human resource management at the FAA, said every supervisor’s performance plan includes employee engagement, personal and agency goals.