Most Improved Places To Work In Government

hot government jobsNot long after Sheila Bair was appointed to chair the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation in 2006, senior officials at the FDIC sat down in a series of meetings to discuss what to do about a disturbing statistic.

"We couldn't figure out why our agency was 25th in the rankings" of employee satisfaction, recalled Ira Kitmacher, manager for culture change and senior adviser at FDIC.

So began "a number of projects to improve employee engagement," beginning with Bair's decision to make employee engagement a central part of the agency's culture, Kitmacher said, speaking November 15 at a conference for government human capital executives.

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