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How we’re using our employee engagement ranking and survey results to improve our organization

How we’re using our employee engagement ranking and survey results to improve our organization

June 7, 2019

When the NonProfit Times released this year’s Best Nonprofits to Work For list, the Partnership was ranked number 26, down from last year. Amiko Matsumoto writes that the Partnership took this as an opportunity to reflect on our performance and improve employee engagement. Read more to find out how.

Rethinking the American presidency

Rethinking the American presidency

May 31, 2019

The U.S. presidency has changed dramatically since George Washington’s day. It’s time to rethink how the office should change to make government as a whole more effective. Partnership President and CEO Max Stier writes about his ideas to improve the presidency.

How the partial government shutdown continues to affect the IRS—almost three months after it ended

How the partial government shutdown continues to affect the IRS—almost three months after it ended

April 18, 2019

Americans had until this week to file their taxes without an extension. But because the Internal Revenue Service experienced delays in hiring staff and training employees due to the partial government shutdown, taxpayers may not receive their tax return as quickly as in years past.

Your employees probably don’t realize what you have done to engage them

Your employees probably don’t realize what you have done to engage them

April 8, 2019

Most of the time, agency leaders listen to and act on the feedback provided in the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey—but the workforce doesn’t know it. The disconnect between what employees say in the survey and what the leaders do in response can drive a wedge between the workforce and agency leadership. To bridge that divide requires a change in communication.