Best Places to Work
in the Federal Government

The most comprehensive and authoritative rating of employee engagement in the federal government.

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RANKINGS
JUST RELEASED
See which organizations take top honors and which are falling behind.
ANALYSIS
Go beyond the rankings to find out what the data mean and understand government-wide trends.
RESOURCES
Resources, events and services for agencies looking to improve employee engagement.
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The annual Best Places to Work in the Federal Government® rankings are produced by the nonprofit, nonpartisan Partnership for Public Service and Deloitte. The 2016 rankings include the views of more than 421,000 civil servants from 379 federal organizations on a wide range of workplace topics.

Since the first rankings were released in 2003, they have provided a mechanism to hold agency leaders accountable for the health of their organizations; serve as an early warning sign for agencies in trouble; and offer a roadmap for improvement.


UPCOMING EVENTS

Building a Culture of Engagement: Virtual Training Series
March 21-23, July 25-27, November 7-9

This series of three 75-minute webinars helps frontline supervisors and managers use appreciation, communication and empowerment to engage employees.

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Mastering Action Planning
February 22-23, April 12-13 and August 24-25

This two-day training provides instruction on the foundations of action planning and teaches you how to develop a customized “MAP” for improving employee engagement.

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5 Languages of Appreciation Training
February 16

This new training program will provide a deep dive on how managers can use the Five Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace from Dr. Gary Chapman and Dr. Paul White to make any workplace environment more encouraging and productive.

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NOMINATE AN OUTSTANDING FEDERAL EMPLOYEE FOR THE 2017 SERVICE TO AMERICA MEDALS

Nominations due January 23

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AGENCY PROFILES

Federal Election Commission
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Department of Agriculture
Department of Health and Human Services