AUSTIN, Texas – The recently released report “15 Editions of Best Places to Work: Imagining the Next Era of Federal Employee Engagement” highlights forward-thinking Army Futures Command practices in staff recruitment and development.

The report notes the effectiveness of Army Futures Command’s relationships with institutes of higher education in recruiting mission-oriented personnel early on in their careers, as well as the command’s strategic use of mentorship and promising talent identification to encourage employee growth.

BCG and the Partnership for Public Service created the report to explore and share best practices in federal employee engagement in advance of their release of the 2021 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government Rankings. The 2020 rankings listed the Department of the Army as the 11th best place to work in government.

“Army Futures Command prides itself on being a driver of modernization across multiple areas of the Army’s work, including talent management. We are pleased that our internal efforts to encourage and support Army Futures Command personnel have also been recognized by the Best Places to Work team,” said Kate Kelley, Chief Human Capital Officer at Army Futures Command.

Army Futures Command is headquartered in Austin, Texas, and supports more than 26,000 personnel worldwide.