Engagement & leadership development across the federal workforce

March 21, 2014 — The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ranked #1 in The 2013 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government report produced by the Partnership for Public Service and Deloitte (subagencies, bureaus, divisions, centers and offices).

Fred Steckler, chief administrative officer for the USPTO, joins “FEDtalk” to discuss his agency’s climb to the top.

David Dye and Katherine Ryan, director and manager, respectively, in Deloitte’s Federal Human Capital Practice, join the conversation to discuss best practices in managing employees in the federal government and strategies for engaging the workforce.

This discussion has insightful takeaways for agencies looking to improve their rankings in The Best Places to Work report, explores expectations of the millennial generation, and touches on federal telework.

White House ends hiring freeze, mandates workforce, mission restructuring


FEDtalk is a live radio talk show produced by Shaw Bransford & Roth P.C., a federal employment law firm. Bringing you the insider’s perspective from leaders in the federal community since 1993.