The Department of Veterans affairs saw employee satisfaction with the organization go up nearly six points last year.
In today’s Federal Newscast, A bipartisan pair of lawmakers want to give some federal employees a new retirement flexibility.
Evaluating and improving employee engagement gets easier with a tool from a small team of senior leaders at the National Institutes of Health. And the team is determined to share that tool and their vision across government.
Employer branding is one of the chief battlefields in the fight for talent. The government is not well-positioned for that fight.
How can two organizations, using the same data, offer up two different takes on employee engagement in the federal workforce?
Agencies have also said they’re beginning to evolve and mature their views on how they can improve employee engagement.
A recent GAO report concluded that employees believe agencies are doing reasonably well on four of OPM’s Five Phases of Performance Management, with improvement needed on rewarding.
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.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Department of the Interior inspector general has referred one of their investigations into Secretary Ryan Zinke’s actions to the Department of Justice for it to take over.
The evidence is clear that federal workers care very deeply about the work they do. But 57 percent cannot say their agencies reward creativity and innovation.