Agencies have also said they’re beginning to evolve and mature their views on how they can improve employee engagement.
Chief human capital officers told the Government Accountability Office they’re seeking best practices, guidance and research on leading performance management concepts from the Office of Personnel Management.
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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.
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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.
The survey is being administered as a census and includes a pair of pilot programs designed to improve the survey in future years.
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.