Archive: Job satisfaction

SES Surveying Top-Level Federal Workers

The Senior Executives Association is marking the 30th anniversary of the Senior Executive Service by trying to find out why upper-level federal workers don't want to join the very top ranks of the civil service. The association is surveying GS-14s...

By Marcia Davis | July 17, 2009; 03:46 PM ET | Comments (0)

Getting Fired Can Be a Costly Process for Taxpayers

Tomorrow is an anniversary Bob Whitmore never sought and it has been marked with a present he doesn’t want. Two years ago Thursday, Whitmore was placed on paid administrative leave by the Labor Department, where he is a senior executive...

By Marcia Davis | July 15, 2009; 04:03 PM ET | Comments (0)

Federal Managers Set Agenda at Meeting Today

The Federal Managers Association is holding its national convention this week, with sessions at the Doubletree Hotel in Arlington, Va. This morning, the managers heard from Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), the top Republican on the House Oversight and Government Reform...

By Sara Goo | March 16, 2009; 12:37 PM ET | Comments (0)

Unions Disagree with OPM Director

Not surprisingly, the two largest federal employee unions disagree with Michael W. Hager, the acting director of the Office of Personnel Management, who gave the Bush administration credit for survey findings that 84 percent of federal workers like their jobs....

By Sara Goo | January 9, 2009; 04:45 PM ET | Comments (4)

Top 10 Government Agencies to Work For

The Office of Personnel Management released results of its 2008 Federal Human Capital Survey this afternoon. More than 210,000 workers participated in the survey. Ninety-one percent said the work they do is important and 84 percent said they like what...

By Sara Goo | January 8, 2009; 03:30 PM ET | Comments (0)

Federal Workers Give Gov. Jobs Thumbs Up

Eight times since 1983, the Merit Systems Protection Board has surveyed federal workers on such things as employee satisfaction. The agency summarizes the 25 years of research in a new report, “The Federal Government: A Model Employer or a Work...

By Sara Goo | January 6, 2009; 10:17 AM ET | Comments (1)

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