DHS morale numbers are unlikely to rise without significant reforms on multiple levels.
The Department of Homeland Security has launched an employee and family readiness council that
Results from the most recent Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey showed that less than half of federal employees are satisfied with their senior leadership.
Officials considering federal telework program changes first might want to check the press clippings about the Social Security Administration’s decision, or read results of a survey of Education Department workers.
The Education Department changed its telework policy last year, requiring most employees to show up to the office at least four days a week, which the agency justified as an effort to “enhance collaboration.”
If there is an electrified third-rail within the nation’s largest employer, Uncle Sam Inc., it is teleworking.
The federal government’s half-million telecommuters are watching, many in horror, what is happening at the Social Security Administration where 11,000 teleworkers have been ordered back to the office.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Rep. Mark Takano (D-Calif.), the head of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, wants all hands on deck to address veteran suicide.
Earlier this month we asked readers if their government agency was better or worse than when they started. And one longtime IRS worker said the latter.
As turmoil hits the DHS appointee ranks, it’s a perfect time for the Senior Executive Service to shine.