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.
NASA Chief Human Capital Officer Bob Gibbs said employee engagement starts with a plan, but really needs to happen organically across the agency.
Performance management is a serious focus for all agencies during the next two years.
Performance feedback, training and employee well-being are under review by managers, according to the deputy associate director for the Senior Executive Service and Performance Management.
Julie Brill, the acting deputy associate director for the Senior Executive Service and Performance Management at the Office of Personnel Management, credited the Unlocktalent.gov tool to help share best practices.
The vice president for research and evaluation at the Partnership for Public Service said a better way exists to improve employee engagement.
A small team at the National Institutes of Health developed a tool that sifts through and analyzes annual Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey results in just a few minutes, a process that once took weeks or even months.
The Office of Management and Budget is ready to start tracking progress on improving performance and accountability. Here's what two departments have done.