Improving employee engagement can be difficult sometimes, but it is important for enhancing citizen experiences. See how agencies are overcoming the challenges of employee engagement to benefit their constituents.
Need to update your HR practices to a more holistic approach? Check out these experts’ tips on getting government stars to stay in the public sector.
On Monday, President Trump issued an executive order immediately freezing federal hiring with exemptions for military and public safety employees. Although many details are still unknown, here are four strategies to keep your agency on track during the freeze.
Managing and enabling today’s distributed workforce requires more than technology. There must be clear expectations between employees and managers to ensure that productivity doesn’t slip and workplace relationships don’t diminish.
Many agencies are trying to give employees a platform to take on new roles and expand their spheres of influence. Mentor relationships are one option.
Successfully onboarding a group of new-hires isn’t easy, and keeping the onboarding consistent for all employees is an even bigger challenge. Here are some tips to ensure a smooth process.
If you’re a federal employee who’s worried about new threats to your pay, benefits, retirement and workplace rights, you are not alone. A large slice of the federal workforce is just as apprehensive as you are.
The term coaching may not be what comes to mind when you think of a career in government, but having coaches at every level of your career is an asset.
The word is out on the street — the vast majority of employee recognition programs aren’t working. In interacting with HR professionals and corporate trainers across the country, the report from both professionals and front-line workers is that employee recognition is generally not having a positive impact on employees or workplace morale.
Building a strong brand can help an agency stand out in a competitive environment, one where employers are vying for employees with similar skills. Agencies should be leading the conversations about their workplaces and shaping how others identify them.