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OPM launching benefits, SES surveys
Wednesday - 7/20/2011, 3:17pm EDT
Federal News Radio
Federal employees: now is the time to let your voice be heard. The Office of Personnel Management is launching two new surveys for the federal workforce this summer, the agency announced yesterday.
OPM will email the 2011 Federal Employee Benefits Survey to a random sample of 3,000 federal employees. It's been five years since the last benefits survey, which measures the importance and adequacy of employee benefits. The memo will also be used to determine if employees understand the "flexibilities and benefits" available to them, according to a memo from OPM Director John Berry. In addition, this year's version of the survey will focus on health and wellness by collecting information about employee health status and health demographics.
OPM also announced it would conduct the 2011 Senior Executive Services Survey this summer. The survey will build on the results of the last SES survey in 2008 but with an increased focus on human capital management, including recruitment, appointment and development. The survey will be available to all SES members via email.
The SES survey will also be used to make additions to the findings of the President's Management Council, which over the past year has worked on "revitalizing" the SES workforce by improving hiring and performance management, Berry said.
In his memo, the director asked agency-level chief human capital officers to encourage SES members to respond to the survey. "The 2008 survey received a very impressive response rate, and OPM hopes to receive an even higher level of participation in the 2011 survey," Berry wrote.