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July 29, 2022

2021 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government Rankings: Loren DeJonge Schulman

Loren DeJonge Schulman, Vice President of Research, Evaluation and Modernizing Government at the Partnership for Public Service presents findings from the 2021 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government Rankings.

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July 29, 2022

2021 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government Rankings: Secretary Denis R. McDonough

Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis R. McDonough gives remarks at the 2021 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government Rankings release event.

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July 29, 2022

2021 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government Rankings: Max Stier

Max Stier, President and CEO of the Partnership for Public Service introduces the 2021 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government Rankings.

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Podcast
July 29, 2022

Civil Servants Fighting for Civil Rights

Stuart Ishimaru and Jacinta Ma, two longtime civil servants, join “Profiles in Public Service” to discuss their careers advocating for a more diverse, equitable and inclusive workforce both inside and outside of government. Ishimaru and Ma worked together at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to uphold civil rights and enforce federal laws that prohibit…

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July 28, 2022

The Intelligence Community: Meaningful work, great leaders, diverse opportunities and work-life balance

The Intelligence Community has been near the top of the Best Places to Work in the Federal Government® rankings for the past decade, placing fourth in 2021 out of the 17 large agencies rated by the Partnership for Public Service and Boston Consulting Group. Here’s why IC employees chose the IC, have high engagement and…

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July 27, 2022

The public’s support of public servants

While a majority of the public in the U.S. is distrustful of the federal government, their view is much more favorable regarding our nation’s civil servants, the people working behind-the-scenes to carry out a wide array of federal programs and policies.   A nationwide public opinion poll conducted by the Partnership for Public Service and…

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July 22, 2022

Meet 2022 People’s Choice Award winner Josh Josa from USAID

The Partnership for Public Service announced on July 19 that Josh Josa of the U.S. Agency for International Development is the winner of the 2022 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals® “Sammies” People’s Choice Award. The Partnership’s Jordan LaPier interviewed Josa, an inclusive education specialist, and discussed how he has leveraged U.S. resources and influence to…

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July 19, 2022

These federal agencies are getting employee engagement and satisfaction right

On Wednesday, July 13, the Partnership for Public Service and Boston Consulting Group released the 2021 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government® rankings, the most comprehensive assessment of how federal employees view their jobs and workplaces. The 2021 Best Places to Work government-wide employee engagement and satisfaction score decreased 4.5 points from 2020…

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July 18, 2022

Have a laugh and learn all about ‘The G Word,’ a comedy docuseries about our government

Our podcast, “Profiles in Public Service” took a comedic turn with guests Jon Wolf and Jon Cohen, partners at Fair Point Productions, who spoke with co-hosts Loren DeJonge Schulman and Rachel Klein-Kircher about their work as the executive producers of “The G Word with Adam Conover.” “The G Word” is a comedy docuseries on Netflix…

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July 15, 2022

More than a quarter of ambassador positions are without a Senate-confirmed official, hindering American diplomacy

A year and a half into President Joe Biden’s administration, the U.S. is operating its foreign policy without Senate-confirmed appointees in more than one quarter of all top diplomatic posts. Data from the Partnership for Public Service and The Washington Post’s Political Appointee Tracker shows that 27% of 194 ambassador positions are currently without a Senate-confirmed official….

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