Sean Morris

  • Though more feds retired in 2017 compared to the previous year, it hardly triggered a ‘tsunami’

    2017’s retirement numbers paled in comparison to those of the mid-years of the Obama administration.

  • Sean Morris: Breaking down the Best Places to Work numbers

    Today the annual Best Places to Work in the Federal Government rankings are out, compiled by the Partnership for Public Service and Deloitte.

  • A few surprises among the familiar stories in the 2017 Best Places to Work rankings

    Several agencies sit low on the 2017 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government rankings, but they improved employee engagement significantly over the previous year.

  • How workforce analytics could help agencies blunt a retirement spike

    Sean Morris, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP, and Angela Watts, managing director, Deloitte Consulting LLP, make the case for agencies to look to phased retirement to help with the expected retirement surge in January.

  • How a White House call sparked a Best Places to Work turnaround for USDA

    Leadership is a key driver of employee engagement for agencies like the Agriculture Department, which rose from 16th to ninth in the Best Places to Work rankings in 2016. USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack said his agency has been hard at work for the past seven years, after a call from the White House prompted his leadership team to develop an engagement plan.

  • Sean Morris: How new trends in managing people will help your agency

    What might have worked for managing people in federal agencies 10 years ago is probably not working so well now. Deloitte’s Global Human Capital Trends team focused on the federal government and discovered some important trends. Sean Morris, director of the federal human capital practice at Deloitte, tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin how you can use the trends to help your agency.

  • Sean Morris, Director, Federal Human Capital Practice, Deloitte

    Federal employees’ overall satisfaction with their jobs fell for the fourth year in a row. That’s according to the annual Best Places to Work in the Federal Government rankings from the Partnership for Public Service and Deloitte. The Partnership noted a big problem for the government is that private sector job satisfaction is up. Sean Morris is director of Federal Human Capital Practice at Deloitte. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he explained the rankings and what they mean for your agency.

  • After the shutdown: Federal employees cite drain on morale

    Eighty-three percent of respondents to a Federal News Radio online poll said morale at their workplace is now worse than before the shutdown. Another 5 percent of respondents said they didn’t feel personally affected but the morale of their co-workers had worsened. Federal workforce experts and employees, themselves, say the the two-week government shutdown has opened up a rift of resentment between groups of federal employees which, in part, is fueling the morale drain.

  • Federal Drive Show Blog – October 21, 2013

    On the Federal Drive show blog, you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.