The FEVS results portray the breadth of disruption wrought by a record 35-day budgetary impasse that stranded one-quarter of federal agencies without funding.
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The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) developed a strategy to implement changes based on findings from the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey.
Learn some common manager myths on teleworking and how managers can better embrace telework in their office.
Because millennials value both organizational mission and opportunities for personal and career development, agencies’ overall Employee Engagement Index scores can be a particularly useful measure to indicate where young people could feel most motivated and satisfied at work.
Though diversity and inclusion indices have been improving government-wide, these top-scoring agencies (based on self-reporting from current employees) are likely to offer more opportunities for women to succeed and feel empowered and valued in the workplace.
In a fiscally constrained environment, one of the first things managers cut is the training budget. This is counterproductive because it limits productivity and reduces Employee Engagement (E2). The Sasha Corporation estimated the average cost to hire and train a new employee is over $9,000. An effective training program can improve performance, productivity, and retention.
The Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey (FEVS) is a weird animal. Some in the federal sector hail it as the most important document since the Emancipation Proclamation. Others ridicule it as a huge waste of time and one of the biggest sources of pollution in the federal swamp.
When your team is only a small part of a larger agency, you have to figure out what in the FEVS applies to you. How do you engage your employees about engagement?
By adopting policies which embrace “people” and tech-enabled practices, managers will see soaring engagement scores – thus boosting productivity, quality of work and retention.
It’s no secret; federal government is very concerned about attracting and keeping millennials in the public workforce. Right now, only about 16 percent of the federal workforce is made up of millenials. According to a recent report by the Government Business Council, the federal government will need to hire more than 200,000 highly skilled workersRead… Read more »