Tag: FedSmith Polls

FedSmith.com Users Want Their Bosses to Stop Micromanaging

Filed in News by on April 15, 2015 Comments

FedSmith.com users indicated in a recent survey a common theme: they feel there is a need for federal managers to stop micromanaging their employees. The author, who is a consultant focusing primarily on pay and performance, analyzes the responses from the survey and what they mean for federal employees.

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FedSmith.com Users Provide Suggestions for Improving the Federal Work Experience

Filed in News by on April 6, 2015 Comments

FedSmith.com recently asked our users for their suggestions on ways to improve the federal work experience. The responses covered a number of areas respondents felt needed improvement, such as agency leadership or dealing with problem employees. The author takes a closer look at the feedback received and gives his analysis as to what it means for the federal workforce.

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FedSmith.com Users Showing More Positivity Towards OPM’s Retirement Processing

Filed in News by on February 10, 2015 Comments

FedSmith.com users who have recently retired from federal service indicated some overall improvement in their dealings with the Office of Personnel Management and getting their retirement applications processed.

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What Do Federal Employees Think of President Obama’s Job Performance?

Filed in News by on January 21, 2015 Comments

Based on the results of a recent survey, FedSmith.com users overwhelmingly rated President Obama’s job performance to date as “poor.”

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FedSmith.com Users Unsatisfied with Their Federal Careers

Filed in News by on January 11, 2015 Comments

The 2014 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey results showed a clear trend towards declining morale among the overall federal workforce. It turns out that the negative sentiment and morale problems are no different among FedSmith.com users.

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FedSmith.com Users Expecting an Extra Day Off at Christmas This Year

Filed in News by on November 11, 2014 Comments

FedSmith.com users said in a recent survey that they think the president will ultimately give federal employees an extra day off at Christmas.

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FedSmith.com Users Lack Faith in Social Security

Filed in News by on October 30, 2014 Comments

FedSmith.com users said in a recent poll that they do not have confidence that Social Security will be able to pay benefits to them when they reach retirement.

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FedSmith.com Users Say Working for Government Isn’t ‘Cool’

Filed in News by on July 7, 2014 Comments

We asked our users in a recent survey if they thought that President Obama had fulfilled his promise to “make government service cool.” The overwhelming majority of respondents said they did not think working for government was “cool.”

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