Public Service Recognition Week 2021

Public Service Recognition Week will be celebrated from May 2-8, 2021. Join us in recognizing our nation’s federal employees, who worked tirelessly to serve the public and solve the many challenges our nation faced this past year. Visit the PSRW website to explore our resources, and sign up to be featured on the PSRW participating organizations page and receive event updates and materials.

Transforming Human Resources: A Guide to Delivering the HR Services that Government Needs

Human resources services play a critical, yet often underestimated, role in helping agencies achieve their goals. In this issue brief, the Partnership for Public Service and Deloitte Consulting examine how effective human resources services contribute to government’s success and offer several recommendations to help leaders transform federal HR.

Partnership for Public Service Statement Condemning Anti-Asian Racism and Violence

The tragic acts of violence in the Atlanta area serve as painful reminders of the alarming rise of anti-Asian hate crimes across the U.S. over the past year. The Partnership strongly condemns all forms of racism and stands in sympathy with the victims of these hateful attacks.

Fed Figures: COVID-19 and the Federal Workforce

COVID-19 has posed a once-in-a-generation challenge for the federal government, creating new missions and altering how government engages the public. This analysis sheds light on the characteristics of our nation’s federal civilian workforce in this period, many of whom are on the front lines in the fight against the coronavirus.

COVID-19 Bright Spots

Amid an ongoing global pandemic, federal agencies have continued to deliver critical services to the American public. For a deeper look at how our government has forged innovative solutions to address the COVID-19 health crisis, read our “bright spots” resources.

Political Appointments Tracker

Operated jointly by the Washington Post and Partnership for Public Service, the Political Appointments Tracker follows the status of nearly 800 of President Biden’s Senate-confirmed appointments. First launched in 2016, the tracker features several new analytical tools that bring readers closer than ever to the appointments process, including data visualizations, daily appointment updates and comparisons to previous administrations.

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We’ve given over 200 briefings using our Best Places to Work data and honored over 500 outstanding federal employees through our Service to America medals.

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Foundations in Public Service Leadership Program

Federal Employees,GS-12-13

Foundations in Public Service Leadership Program

Prepares federal employees to take on leadership responsibilities and become more effective.

Apply by May 24
Mission Support Leadership Program

Federal Employees,GS-12-14

Mission Support Leadership Program

Develops GS-12 to GS-14 federal employees in acquisitions (LEAP), financial management, HR and IT, preparing them to become more effective leaders.

Apply by April 21
Gov21 | The 21st Century Government Innovation Program

Federal Employees,GS-14-15

Gov21 | The 21st Century Government Innovation Program

Prepares federal employees to tackle problems in innovative ways and become more effective in their roles.

Apply by May 14
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