Best Places to Work in the Federal Governement 2007 (header image goes here)

Commodity Futures Trading Commission

General Information

Acronym: CFTC

Mission: Protects market users and the public from abusive practices related to the sale of commodity and financial futures and options.

Headquarters: Washington, D.C.

Other Locations: Chicago, IL; Kansas City, MO; Minneapolis, MN and New York, NY

Web site: http://www.cftc.gov/cftc/cftchome.htm

Human Resources Web site: http://www.cftc.gov/ohr/ohrcareers.htm

2007 Scores and Rankings

Category Score Rank (out of 31)
Overall Index Score 61.5 18
Best in Class Scores Score Rank (out of 31)
Employee Skills/Mission Match 70.2 30
Strategic Management 49.5 29
Teamwork 62.2 29
Effective Leadership 46.6 24
Performance Based Rewards and Advancement 38.7 28
Training and Development 52.7 26
Support for Diversity 52.3 23
Pay and Benefits 75.5 5
Family Friendly Culture and Benefits 35.9 25
Work/Life Balance 66.1 17

Workforce Size and Trends

Number of Employees in 2001: 480

Number of Employees in 2002: 458

Number of Employees in 2003: 481

Number of Employees in 2004: 474

Number of Employees in 2005: 476

Number of Employees in 2006: 435

Employees joined (2006): 8

Average joined (2002-2006): 26

Employees left (2006): 52

Average left (2002-2006): 36

Rookie ratio (percentage of workforce with less than three years of service): 4.1%

Demographics

Female: 47.36%

Male: 52.64%

Asian: 4.6%

Black: 26.7%

Hispanic: 2.0%

White: 66.7%

Disabled: 3.0%

The Best Places to Work rankings — the most comprehensive and authoritative rating of employee engagement in the federal government — are produced by the Partnership for Public Service and American University’s Institute for the Study of Public Policy Implementation (ISPPI).


BEST PLACES TO WORK RANKINGS


BEST IN CLASS SCORES


SCORES BY DEMOGRAPHIC