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.
Assessing the Biden administration’s first 100 days
Last October, the Partnership launched the Roadmap for Renewing our Federal Government to propose several ways the Biden administration could revitalize government to meet the many challenges facing our nation. Looking back on the first 100 days of the administration, we highlight how the Biden team made progress in addressing several issues in the Roadmap’s four main focus areas.
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.
Employee engagement is more than just a survey
The benefits of employee engagement are clear: engaged employees are better employees. Federal leaders across government are making engagement a year-round priority, and you should too.
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.
These 11 agencies prove government can be a best place to work
In the 2019 Best Places to Work rankings, 11 agencies scored higher than the private sector in employee engagement. Max Stier at the Partnership and Danny Werfel at BCG explore how federal leaders can continue to enhance the employee experience.
How we’re using our employee engagement ranking and survey results to improve our organization
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.
Four tips to make employee engagement a year-round priority
Employee engagement can feel like a vicious cycle, one where agencies can struggle to make progress. In our new “Engage Against the Machine” column, we will offer best practices for changing your organization’s culture and maintaining employee satisfaction, even during challenging times.
A closer look into our 2018 government-wide employee engagement score
At the end of the day, our government’s most important asset is its people. This year’s Best Places to Work findings demonstrate that collectively we have a lot of work remaining to support and strengthen the federal workforce.