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Our wide-ranging research on employee engagement helps agencies take the actions needed to develop a more productive and committed workforce. We generate research reports and agency profiles that highlight employee engagement best practices and the types of issues that affect how employees feel about their workplaces and jobs. By infusing Best Places to Work in the Federal Government® data into our thought leadership, we offer sound analysis and recommendations on the workplace challenges facing federal agencies.

Featured Publications

Beyond theBeltway: How Federal Leaders Can Engage Employees Working Across the Nation

It’s a common misconception that most federal employees are in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. In reality, 85 percent of federal employees live and work outside the nation’s capital. With much of the responsibility for delivering on the missions of our government falling on employees working away from Washington, it’s critical that federal leaders master… Download (265k)

A Prescription for Better Performance: Engaging Employees at VA Medical Centers

How does employee engagement affect agency performance in the federal government? That’s what the Partnership for Public Service and Boston Consulting Group set out to understand in our latest issue brief, “A Prescription for Better Performance: Engaging Employees at VA Medical Centers.” Our analysis of data over a three-year period from nearly 150 medical centers… Download (335k)

The Best Places to Work in the Federal Government: 2018 Rankings

The annual Best Places to Work in the Federal Government® rankings, produced by the nonprofit, nonpartisan Partnership for Public Service, measure employee engagement government-wide as well as at individual departments, agencies and subcomponents. The rankings provide a means of holding leaders accountable for the health of their organizations, shining the spotlight on agencies that are… Download (6m)

Getting to the Heart of the Matter: Engaging Employees to Improve the Work Experience

Private-sector companies have made tremendous headway improving the employee experience by using human-centered design, a problem-solving approach that more actively involves the people who are affected by the problem. Since it’s worked in the private sector, we decided to put it to the test in government. Read all about agencies’ key takeaways in our latest… Download (163k)

Where Do I Go From Here? How Leaders Can Use the FEVS to Improve the Employee Experience

This guide is intended to help leaders who want to use their Best Places to Work data, to improve what’s not improve employee engagement, but are unsure of the right action to take. Download (63k)

Ten Years of the Best Places to Work Rankings

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. Download (429k)

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Partnership for Public Service’s Max Stier gives remarks at the 2018 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government rankings release
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Office of Personnel Management Director Margaret Weichert gives remarks at the 2018 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government rankings release
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BCG Partner and Managing Director Danny Werfel gives remarks at the 2018 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government rankings release
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