Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey

Not Even the Best Places to Work in Government Were Immune to Federal Employee Morale Decline Last Year

The Partnership for Public Service on Wednesday released the first batch of rankings from its annual analysis of the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey.

The Lone Republican FTC Commissioner is Leaving, Claiming the Chairwoman Has Abused Her Power

The three Democratic commissioners said in a joint statement they “often disagreed” with their departing colleague, but wished her well.

OPM to Agencies: Set Up ‘Success Metrics’ to Show How You're Building Stronger Workforces

The federal government’s HR agency is taking a data-driven approach to advancing the workforce portions of the Biden administration’s management agenda.

These Are the Agencies that Saw the Biggest Losses in Employee Satisfaction in 2022, and the Few that Saw Gains

Only 10 agencies with at least 100 employees saw improvements to their job satisfaction score in the annual Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey, and no agencies with at least 10,000 workers gained ground.

Lagging Pay and Back to the Office Transitions Likely Caused Feds' Morale Drop This Year, OPM Says

The lack of pay increases to match inflation and the federal government’s implementation of return to office initiatives could be responsible for dips in employee satisfaction as measured in the annual Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey.

OPM: Federal Employees’ Engagement ‘Stabilized’ in 2022, but Morale Continues to Fall

The Office of Personnel Management has released preliminary data from the 2022 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey.

Employees Within the Now-Embattled Homeland Security Watchdog Office Gave Their Supervisors High Marks on a Job Satisfaction Survey

The office had improved scores on the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey in leadership, innovation and employee recognition.

Federal Employee Morale is Falling, and One Group Thinks the Slow Appointments Process Is to Blame

The Veterans Affairs Department was the only large agency to improve on its 2020 score in the latest annual Best Places to Work in the Federal Government report.

These Agencies Performed the Best—and Worst—on Key Employee Morale Questions

Although the 2021 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey is missing some broad historical metrics due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a look at individual questions can offer some insights.

Federal Employees Are Growing Less Engaged and Less Satisfied With Their Jobs

Response rates for the annual Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey also fell 10 points from 2020, amid an abbreviated fall survey period due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Biden Team Wants to Know How Feds Feel About the Return to Office, Inclusion and More

Administration officials are seeking feedback in short “pulse” surveys that will go out roughly every two months.  

NASA Ranks as the Best Place to Work in Government for Ninth Year

The federal government still has “a lot of work to do to improve its competitiveness with the private sector as an employer of choice,” head of the nonprofit that released the rankings says. 

The Agencies that Saw the Biggest Gains in Employee Satisfaction in 2020, and the Few that Saw Losses

Only six agencies with at least 100 employees saw decreases in their job satisfaction score on the annual Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey.

Feds’ Engagement and Job Satisfaction Rises Despite—or Because of—Pandemic

Officials who administered the annual Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey warned against making sweeping conclusions about the 2020 results, due to changes in the survey's timing and some of its content.

TSP Officials Tout Sizeable Improvement in Annual Employee Satisfaction Survey Scores

Employee engagement at the Thrift Savings Plan improved 7 points in 2020, while the agency scored stellar marks on its response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Federal Housing Finance Agency Improves Its Employee Satisfaction Scores

It’s “important for all federal employees to be regularly reminded about the bigger impact they have,” said Director Mark Calabria.