Featured February 14, 2019 Four tips to make employee engagement a year-round priority Back to Blog Recognizing government employees during Public Service Recognition Week Date May 9, 2019 | Updated on October 21, 2020 Authors Lia Collen Tags Employee Engagement Great service doesn’t always make headlines. In an op-ed in Nextgov this week, Partnership President and CEO Max Stier discussed the importance of highlighting all of our civil servants – most of whom do behind-the-scenes work to help people in need, keep us safe and advance our national interest. Government employees deserve more recognition than they typically receive. Public Service Recognition Week is the perfect time to honor those who have dedicated their careers to public service. Take a look at some of the ways that agencies are recognizing hardworking public servants across the country with the #PSRW hashtag. We are one team, working together to ensure that everyone’s food is safe. Thank you to our nearly 10,000 employees for being public servants, and for your dedication to public health and food safety. Our agency is an effective public health agency because of you. #PSRW pic.twitter.com/HDQMynf918— USDA Food Safety & Inspection Service (@USDAFoodSafety) May 8, 2019 This week we join the nation in celebrating #PSRW Public Service Recognition Week. State employees are true public servants. Their roles may differ, but their goal is the same: to make our great state even better. #Proud2ServeUSA pic.twitter.com/wowTip3ob2— Oregon DAS (@OregonDAS) May 7, 2019 Did you know that hundreds of federal workers work underground to support @USOPM ? #PSRW Thanks for doing what it takes! pic.twitter.com/OPSdaTfeVA— Margaret Weichert (@Weichert45) May 7, 2019 Our logistics staff makes sure that every service around the hospital has the supplies needed to provide our Veterans with the best health care and customer service possible. Thanks for all you do for #Veterans and your co-workers. #PSRW pic.twitter.com/Rh6EUQySXF— VA Salt Lake City (@vasaltlakecity) May 8, 2019 It's Public Service Recognition Week! Meet Jack, a seasonal ranger at the park for years. He is a skilled interpreter and a wonderful storyteller. If you're lucky to get on one of Jack’s programs, be sure to say “Thanks” to one of our treasures. (hl) #NPScareers #psrw #parkchat pic.twitter.com/C09VrSur3g— Petrified Forest NP (@PetrifiedNPS) May 5, 2019 There’s still time to show appreciation for your employees this week. Check out our blog post Four ways to make this year’s Public Service Recognition Week stand out or our celebration toolkits for some tips. Lia Collen helps build the Partnership’s brand by supporting and implementing a comprehensive digital marketing strategy.