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 senior leaders believe are addressing workforce engagement challenges.
Two small agencies have managed to hold their own on the Partnership for Public Service’s annual Best Places to Work rankings, even through government shutdowns, office moves and retirement waves.
Though the latest Best Places to Work in the Federal Government rankings show the resiliency of agencies in the face of a tumultuous 2019, they also point to some unsettling signs for organizations facing reorganization and relocation.
Partnership for Public Service president and CEO Max Stier joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin with the highlights of this year’s Service to America Medals.
The National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service is wrapping up its first year. The bipartisan, 11-member commission–created by Congress–seeks to inspire more young Americans to serve their country. The group released their Interim Report on January 23rd, which outlines their progress and plans to date.
How can two organizations, using the same data, offer up two different takes on employee engagement in the federal workforce?
Fewer agencies improved their employee engagement and satisfaction scores in 2018 compared to previous years, according to the Partnership for Public Service’s “Best Places to Work” rankings.
Federal News Radio explores how an evolving federal workforce has been bound by the constraints of a 40-year-old civil service system that largely hasn’t changed at all since 1978.
Recent proposals to change the existing federal retirement system are just the beginning of coming recommendations from the Office of Personnel Management.