December 20, 2016

My Highlights from the 2016 EVS Results

Last week, the Partnership for Public Service released its 2016 rankings for Best Places to Work in the federal government. Overall, HUD had the third highest increase of midsize agencies – 5.9 points higher than last year. We also improved on 69 of 71 questions. This year, we have more granular information to understand how […]

March 31, 2015

Advancing women in the workforce: create a network at work, at home

A few years ago, the director of The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) convened a workgroup to identify obstacles in the federal workplace hindering opportunities for women (see the report here: EEOC Women’s Work Group Report).  While women accounted for almost half of the workforce, they lagged behind in levels of seniority and pay.