Data and digital workforces: Agencies assess where they stand
The Partnership and Boston Consulting Group launched the Federal Data and Digital Maturity Index survey that asked federal employees across six agencies to measure their data and digital performance. In this blog post, we take a deep dive into the survey’s section on human capital, a set of questions that evaluates how agencies recruit, hire, develop, engage and retain their data and digital workforces.
Welcoming the future leaders in public service
The Partnership welcomed the summer 2022 cohort of the Future Leaders in Public Service Internship Program ahead of their internships at the departments of Commerce and Transportation. More than 80 attendees joined the event in person and online to welcome the interns.
Anybody have a map? Our latest “Profiles in Public Service” guests do!
On this episode of the “Profiles in Public Service” podcast, Carrie Stokes and Sawyer McCarley discuss how digital mapping tools and technologies shape decisions about providing humanitarian assistance in developing countries, and why mentoring and investing in young people is critical to public service.
Employee Value Proposition: A tool to help communicate why your agency is a great place to work
An Employee Value Proposition, or EVP, is the promise you make as an employer to your employees in return for their commitment to your organization, and it can be a valuable way to succinctly communicate why an individual should want to work for your agency. We share tips to create an EVP that will help your agency improve recruiting and hiring efforts.
The redesigned gogovernment.org and why we need more young people in the federal government
The new version of gogovernment.org features new changes to better help everyday jobseekers understand the federal hiring process, so they can launch their career in government.
3 ways to bolster collaboration between federal, state and local government
Partnerships across levels of government are critical to responding to national emergencies. We’re sharing three strategies from previous successful partnerships to demonstrate how federal agencies can promote effective intergovernmental collaboration.
Surveying trust in government: Remember Washington, D.C. and the federal government are not the same thing
Many surveys about public opinion of government tend to focus on political leaders in Washington, D.C., and not as much on lesser known components of the federal government. The Partnership’s recent survey on trust in government focused on questions and word choice to highlight important distinctions not always considered in other surveys.
Introducing our Agency Performance Dashboard: A new tool to build government transparency and accountability
The Partnership’s new Agency Performance Dashboard shares workforce trends at 24 federal agencies. We’re featuring highlights from the dashboard’s federal workforce demographic and retirement data to help agencies gain insights into their operations and provide easily accessible information about the government to the public.
Do federal civil servants trust the government?
The Partnership, with support from Deloitte, is working to better understand federal workforce trust in government and what agencies and administrations can do to improve it. After conducting surveys, roundtable discussions and interviews with federal employees, we are sharing three key findings about civil servants’ trust in civil service institutions.
Calling all aspiring public servants: New program recruiting students for paid federal internships
Young people have the skills, creativity and perspectives to help our government confront the biggest challenges facing our country. The Future Leaders in Public Service aims to bring undergraduate and graduate students into government through paid internships at the Departments of Commerce or Transportation.