The Partnership for Public Service has announced our 10th release of the Best Places to Work in the Federal Government® rankings. The 2015 rankings include the views of more than 433,300 civil servants from 391 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.


Government-wide Analysis

The 2015 Best Places to Work data show a slight increase in federal employee satisfaction with their jobs and workplaces following four years of declining scores. Government-wide, federal employee job satisfaction and commitment increased 1.2 points from 2014, for a score of 58.1 out of 100. In contrast, the 2015 satisfaction rate for private sector employees is 76.7, according to Sirota, a survey research organization.

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NEW in 2015
Looking at Agencies by Mission

For the first time since we launched the rankings, we have grouped 75 federal organizations into six mission areas: public health, law enforcement, national security, energy and environment, financial regulation and oversight.

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AGENCY SERVICES

Our agency services program helps federal organizations examine their data and learn how to transform their culture. We provide data analysis, facilitated workshops and customized online or on-site training with the aim of increasing employee engagement.

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Best Places to Work 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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EVENTS

Action Planning Facilitation Training
FOR GS-9 and above FEDERAL EMPLOYEES
February 24–25
April 13–14

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
FOR FEDERAL SUPERVISORS AND MANAGERS
March 1, 2 and 3

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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