U.S. Department of State Once Again Ranks in Top 10 in 2011 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government Rankings

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
November 17, 2011

The Partnership for Public Service yesterday released the results of the 2011 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government rankings, and the Department of State has once again ranked in the top 10, placing seventh overall among the 33 large Federal agencies, third for strategic management. The Department leadership is very pleased our employees keep us in the top 10.

The rankings measure federal employee satisfaction and commitment and are based on responses from more than 276,000 federal workers. The Best Places to Work rankings include 308 federal agencies and subcomponents – representing 97 percent of the 2.1 million person federal workforce.

Best Places to Work is the most comprehensive assessment of how federal employees perceive their jobs and agencies, providing insights into issues ranging from leadership to pay to teamwork and work-life balance.

To view all the rankings and analyses of the results, visit http://www.bestplacestowork.org

PRN: 2011/1952