Best Places to Work Snapshot: Satisfaction with Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement

Author(s): Partnership
Publication Date: 06/19/2013
Publication Topics: Compensation, Benefits and Student Loan Repayment, Performance Management
Publication Type: Issue Briefs, White Papers and Snapshots
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In the current climate of pay freezes, budget reductions and furloughs, it’s become more challenging and more important for federal leaders to find ways to reward and recognize high performing employees. Unfortunately, only four out of 10 federal workers believe they will be rewarded or promoted for doing good work, according to a new Best Places to Work in the Federal Government® analysis from the Partnership for Public Service and Deloitte. With limited ability to increase compensation or provide other monetary awards, federal managers need to rethink how they recognize good performance. The analysis includes creative low cost and cost-free steps that they can take.

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