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The Office of Personnel Management has begun advising federal agencies on how to implement month-old presidential executive orders that would make it easier to fire workers, limit the activities of union reps and change collective bargaining rules. Unions have filed at least two federal lawsuits to block the policies.
Jul 13, 2018
Cheryl Cepelak, IPMA-SCP and Larry Gillis, IPMA-SCP, are running for President-Elect. National members (chapter only and student members are not eligible) can begin voting on August 10, 2018, and ballots are due by August 24.
Sheriff Joyce discusses struggles with recruitment in law enforcement and corrections and the importance of keeping the profession honorable.
Jul 11, 2018
Former Deputy Chief John Haas discusses the importance of making good judgments and hiring decisions in law enforcement.
September 22 to 26, 2018
Whether you are new to human resources, or in a senior human resources position, the 2018 IPMA-HR International Training Conference & Expo in Phoenix, Arizona is the premier event to help you stay current in the ever-changing field of human resources.
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July 24, 2018 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
How will you support your employees and dependents who have been impacted by a local tragedy? Join us for this online webinar.
August 3 to 5, 2018
Attendance to the Chapter/Region Leadership Conference is by invitation only, to chapter and region presidents and presidents-elect.
August 20 to December 26, 2018
Whether you are a new human resources professional or an experienced HR specialist new to the public sector, the IPMA-HR Public Sector HR Essentials program will give you an in-depth knowledge and expertise you need to succeed.
August 29 to November 15, 2018
Developing Competencies for HR Success is an 11-week comprehensive leadership course developed to provide-mid to senior-level human resource professionals, committed to working in the public sector, with a foundation for success.
IPMA-HR's weekly e-newsletter, e-mailed to members, featuring legislative news and reports.
This award-winning quarterly journal focuses on trends, case studies, and the latest research by top human resource scholars and industry experts.
This study guide will provide you with useful information for preparing to take and pass the HR Essentials Certification Examination, which is administered at the conclusion of the HR Essentials training program.
The IPMA-SCP Study guide is available for independent IPMA-SCP exam preparation. The guide is based on the 20 HR Competencies — these are the same competencies upon which the Developing Competencies for HR Success course is based.