Agency Services

Employee satisfaction and commitment are two necessary ingredients in developing high-performing organizations and attracting top talent. The Best Places to Work rankings serve as an early warning sign for agencies in trouble and offer a roadmap for improvement.

Our agency services program assists agencies with examining their data and learning how to transform their culture, by providing specific data analysis, facilitated workshops and targeted online or on-site training, all with the aim of increasing employee engagement.

Complimentary Senior Leadership Briefing

Request a free briefing on your agency’s Best Places to Work results. The one-hour agenda includes:

  • Agency data review
  • Best Places to Work history and methodology
  • Leading practices across government
  • Q & A
To request a senior leadership briefing, contact us at or (202) 775‑9111.

Best Places to Work Custom Agency Services

We provide custom data analysis and action planning to help agencies learn from their Best Places to Work data and identify ways to improve employee engagement.

To discuss how we can help your agency, contact us at or (202) 775‑9111.

Action Planning Facilitation Training

This two-day training program offers participants a hands-on approach to action planning designed to improve employee engagement and drive agency performance. Graduates will have the skills necessary to successfully conduct their own workshops that specifically address their agency’s unique challenges.

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Employee Engagement Online Training Series

This series of three 75-minute webinars is designed to provide frontline supervisors and managers with research-supported, actionable steps to help improve employee engagement through appreciation, communication and empowerment.

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Award Badge

If you represent an agency or subcomponent that participates in the Best Places to Work rankings, you can download our official award badge for use on your website. Please link the award badge back to so your site visitors can learn more about your organization and the rankings.

If you have questions about the use of the award badge, please contact us.

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Agency Case Studies

The Partnership and Deloitte examined the past decade of Best Places to Work rankings to profile six high-performing agencies. Learn from their experiences and get tips to increase employee satisfaction and commitment at your agency.

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Workplace Analysis Tool

The Workplace Analysis Tool, made possible by our technical partner Hay Group, is a resource to help managers and agency leaders improve government performance by boosting employee satisfaction and commitment. The Excel-based tool displays your agency’s results for the workplace categories included in the Best Places to Work rankings and Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey questions.

The tool features:

  • Agency results for the Best Places to Work Index and workplace categories
  • Agency “key drivers”, the two to three workplace categories most important to improving your Best Places to Work score
  • Agency results for individual Federal Employee Viewpoint survey questions
  • A comparison of agency 2014 results to the previous year, federal government-wide results and private sector results
  • A breakdown of survey results by key demographic categories (e.g., age, work location, gender, supervisory status)

All fields are required to download the Workplace Analysis Tool. If you are a federal employee, and your agency appears in the 2014 Best Places to Work rankings and participated in the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey, please contact us for your agency’s login and password.