Towanda Brooks, chief human capital officer for the Housing and Urban Development Department, says her agency got an early taste of workforce reshaping. The transition and retraining process hasn't always been easy, but Brooks said it's helping HUD employees become more engaged in their work. Her efforts helped her win a prestigious Presidential Rank Award.
Agencies largely did well on the 2017 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey. Here are some methods and lessons they've learned over the past several years to make noticeable improvements in employee engagement.
Former Secretary Jeh Johnson opens up about his lasting efforts on the Homeland Security Department.
The Department of Homeland Security is trying something outside of the standard reorganization playbook.
Frances Regan was one of two federal employees honored with the Roger W. Jones Award from the American University School of Public Affairs.
What is the best way to make sure agencies are getting the most out of the data that comes from the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey?
Dealing with problem employees can help productivity and morale, and it can be done without extreme changes to the structure of the civil service.
The agency that administers the TSP said it's planning to take additional caution in validating participants' identities in light of the Equifax breach.
The FEVS results show that the upward movement in employee satisfaction that began two years ago is continuing. That is good news.
Leadership, from the chairman down to front-line supervisors, helped the Securities and Exchange Commission improve its standing on the 2017 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey.
The political popularity of a given administration seems to have low relation to FEVS scores.
In today's Federal Newscast, the House Veterans Affairs Committee introduces the Asset and Infrastructure Review Act, which calls for VA to set up a commission to look at old and underused VA facilities.
The latest Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey results show higher overall employee engagement across the government in 2017.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will consider a series of bills this week that could impact the federal workforce. Among them is legislation that would give participants more options to withdraw investments from the Thrift Savings Plan.