Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey

  • Margot Conrad: Survey may shed light on reorg’s impact

    The annual federal employee viewpoint survey will be coming out soon. It will give people a chance to sound off about the Trump administration’s reorganization plans. It will also give managers a look at what the rank-and-file is thinking. Margot Conrad, director of education and outreach at the Partnership for Public Service, elaborates on this opportunity on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.

  • ‘If you’re a really good federal worker, you should welcome’ the reorganization plan, OMB says

    The Office of Management and Budget’s plan to reorganize the government and restructure the federal workforce isn’t a direct threat to agency employees, OMB Director Mick Mulvaney said. The Trump administration sees it as a way to finally recognize what Mulvaney describes as a deep-seated frustration in the federal workforce: top performers are rarely rewarded for their work, while poor-performers escape with few consequences.

  • ‘Continue the momentum with employee engagement’ says outgoing HUD secretary

    Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro, after presiding over two-year of workforce and process improvements at the agency, has a few suggestions for his successor and the incoming administration.

  • With final HR policy rewrite, future annual viewpoint surveys are about to get shorter

    With the final release of the long-awaited federal HR policy rewrite, agencies will see shorter future Federal Employee Viewpoint Surveys and fewer human capital management reporting requirements.

  • Feds more satisfied with leaders, plus 7 other surprises from 2016 FEVS

    The Office of Personnel Management released the full results of the 2016 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey, which give greater insight into federal employees’ thoughts on their leaders and supervisors, overall job satisfaction and training and development opportunities. OPM this year focused on making comparisons of agencies by size. Specifically, OPM broke down organizations’ results by very large, large, medium, small and very small agencies. The report gives a more detailed view of agencies’ progress on employee engagement and inclusion.

  • How to keep millennials engaged throughout their federal careers

    Millenials in the federal workforce feel engaged in their agency’s mission, but it remains to be seen how motivated they’ll feel about the civil service midway through their government careers and beyond.

  • Lessons from 2 agencies rising the ranks in the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey

    At first glance, this year’s results of the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey might not show many significant improvements. But several large and small agencies, including the Housing and Urban Development Department and the Office of Special Counsel, made noticeable improvements in employee engagement this year.

  • 6 takeaways from the 2016 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey

    The federal workforce is slightly more engaged this year than it was in 2015. Though there were few surprises at the top and bottom of the rankings among large agencies, several small agencies made large strides and improvements. Here are six of the most important, surprising or interesting takeaways from the initial results of the 2016 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey.

  • #FedFeed – FEVS and Sammies on the same day

    Welcome to the #FedFeed, a daily collection of federal ephemera gathered from social media and presented for your enjoyment.

  • What do feds think about their jobs?

    What do federal employees have to say about this year’s Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey?