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IPMA-HR is the leading public sector human resource organization in the world. We represent the interests of human resource professionals at all levels and strive to promote excellence in HR management

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Since it debuted in 2000, more than 22,000 HR professionals around the world have enhanced their careers with IPMA-SCP and IPMA-CP certifications.

Certification

Latest News

  • Featured: 2019 Executive Council Applications Available

    Seeking Applicants for Positions on the Executive Council:

    IPMA-HR is seeking applicants for a position on the Executive Council, which is the association’s governing body. The association needs to fill one position on the Executive Council for three-year terms that will begin on January 1, 2020.

  • Featured: 2019 Executive Council Applications Available

    Jun 18, 2019

    Seeking Applicants for Positions on the Executive Council:

    IPMA-HR is seeking applicants for a position on the Executive Council, which is the association’s governing body. The association needs to fill one position on the Executive Council for three-year terms that will begin on January 1, 2020.

  • HR Headline Roundup for June 10-14, 2019

    Jun 14, 2019

    Record quits rate, another state mandates paid family leave and more ...

  • HR Headline Roundup for June 3-7, 2019

    Jun 07, 2019

    Maine mandates paid time off, suicides strike the NYPD. "employee experience" gets clearly defined and more ...

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Upcoming Events

  • Human Resources Managers' Meeting - Parker, CO

    June 21, 2019 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM in Parker, 80138

    Join us at the Parker Town Hall, Parker, CO for a Human Resources Managers' Meeting to discuss issues unique to Public Sector HR Professional.

    • Meetings
  • Webinar | An In-Depth Look at Pay Equity Studies

    June 26, 2019 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

    Do you have a clear understanding of the current pay equity environment in the United States and how it could affect you? Join us June 26 when our presenters will guide you through the current pay equity landscape. Understand what goes into setting the groundwork to conduct a pay equity study to enhance understanding of your organization's compensation policies and practices.

    • Webinars
  • 2019 IPMA-HR Chapter/Region Leadership Conference

    August 16 to 18, 2019 in Detroit, MI

    The 2019 IPMA-HR Chapter/Region Leadership Conference will be held in Detroit, Michigan from August 16-18, 2019. More details and a link to registration will be sent along to all chapter and region Presidents and Presidents-Elect.

    • Conferences
  • 2019 Fall Public Sector HR Essentials Program

    August 19 to December 25, 2019

    Register for the Fall 2019 edition of the Public Sector HR Essentials Program, a foundational course for HR professionals new to the public sector.

    • Courses

Publications

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    HR Bulletin

    Weekly

    IPMA-HR's weekly e-newsletter, e-mailed to members, featuring legislative news and reports.

  • Public Personnel Management

    Public Personnel Management

    Quarterly

    This award-winning quarterly journal focuses on trends, case studies, and the latest research by top human resource scholars and industry experts.


Bookstore

  • IPMA-HR-Pass-Point-Guide-cover

    Passpoint Guide

    Members: $39.00
    Non-members: $49.00

    Setting a valid, fair and appropriate passpoint is often the most challenging activity associated with the test development and administration process. Agencies have a responsibility to use great care and consideration when setting a passpoint, particularly when hiring decisions are based, even in part, on exam results.

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    Workforce and Succession Planning Guide

    Members: $25.00
    Non-members: $35.00

    One of the greatest challenges organizations face is recruiting and retaining an effective current and future workforce. The purpose of this guide is to help your organization engage in the planning necessary to have the workforce it needs today and in the future.