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Workplace satisfaction gap grows between SES and staff
Federal News Radio – “Members of the Senior Executive
Service report much higher satisfaction at their agencies than the employees
who work for them, a new report finds. Using numbers from its study, 2014
Best Places to Work in the Federal Government, researchers from the
Partnership for Public Service and Deloitte Consulting LLP found the
satisfaction gap between federal employees and SES doubled on issues of
performance management such as promotion fairness, recognition for good work
and discipline for underperforming workers. “This big divide
suggests that senior executives need to take steps to address this
divergence of views if they expect to connect with and motivate their
workforce,” the report said.The findings are based on the views of more
than 392,000 respondents who participated in the 2014 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey,
including more than 4,900 of the 7,200 total members of the SES.”
Television veteran Ray Martin is facing calls to step down from an editorial audit of the ABC's Q&Aprogram, after he described a government boycott of the program as "silly" and backed the impartiality of host Tony Jones. Martin said on Tuesday that some of the "rants and raves" following former terror suspect and convicted criminal Zaky Mallah's appearance on the program had been "crazy".