The Department of Homeland Security’s Best Places to Work in the Federal Government® scores: The story behind the numbers
Angela Bailey, chief human capital officer at the Department of Homeland Security, takes a closer look at the agency’s 2020 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government scores. Bailey highlights DHS’ efforts to prioritize employee engagement, during recent crises like the COVID-19 pandemic and the 2019 government shutdown.
The federal government’s new value proposition: the future of work
According to the 2020 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government rankings, employee engagement in government still lags behind the private sector. Max Stier, president and CEO at the Partnership, and BCG’s Danny Werfel discuss steps federal leaders can take to improve the employee experience.
Celebrating top performers in the 2020 Best Places to Work rankings
On Tuesday, June 29, the Partnership for Public Service and Boston Consulting Group released the 2020 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government® rankings during a live virtual event. Federal leaders from the top-ranked agencies joined the event to reflect on their agencies’ successes.
The reward of workplace rituals
Erica Keswin, author of Rituals Roadmap, recently led a Partnership staff training on how workplace rituals can improve individual and organizational performance.
Three recommendations for increasing your employees’ engagement
Engaged employees are more productive and achieve greater results for their agencies. Here are the best ways for supervisors to increase employee engagement in their teams.
Five tips to keep remote interns engaged throughout their internships
Supervisors will need to help interns navigate virtual internships and feel connected to their team’s work. Here are five tips to keep interns engaged and working effectively throughout their programs.
How to supervise interns in a virtual environment: Onboarding and orientation
As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, federal agencies may be offering their internships virtually. These four suggestions for onboarding your interns help ensure they’re off to a good start in this virtual environment.
Agency resources for managing remote teams
The Office of Personnel Management and the General Services Administration released resources for supervisors who may now be managing remote teams on a more permanent basis. Discover these best practices to help managers support their remote employees.
Communicating your employee engagement efforts: Lessons learned from HHS
As agency leaders think about how to improve employee engagement this year, the Department of Health and Human Services sets a good example. Learn more about the success of the agency’s “you spoke, we listened, this happened” campaign in increasing Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey participation and employee engagement.
Celebrating agencies that top the charts on employee engagement
At the 2019 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government® awards breakfast, we honored the top-ranked and most improved agencies in this year’s rankings. The speakers at this event, including Partnership President and CEO Max Stier and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence Principal Executive Andrew Hallman, emphasized the benefits of employee engagement and why leaders should focus on the employee experience.