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  • Creating Safe Spaces for LGBTQ Older Adults

    November 13, 2019 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM in Oxnard, CA

    Channel Islands Public Management Association for HR presents "Creating Safe Spaces for LGBTQ Older Adults" on November 13, 2019 in Oxnard, CA.

    • Chapter Events
  • Webinar: Best Practices in Police Recruitment: How the Metropolitan Police Department Continues to Thrive in a Challenging Environment

    November 14, 2019 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

    For the majority of police and sheriff’s departments nationwide, recruiting is a serious challenge. Not only have the number of applicants significantly decreased, but the quality of those applying has also declined. However, this has not been the case for the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) in Washington, DC.

    • Webinars
  • HR Managers' Meeting - City of Brentwood

    November 15, 2019 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM in Brentwood, TN 37027

    Join us in the City Brentwood, TN for a Human Resources Managers' Meeting to discuss issues unique to the public sector HR Professional.

    • Meetings
  • Everything you wanted to know about USERRA

    November 21, 2019 in Largo, MD

    Please join us for a chapter meeting and professional development on the topic of USERRA. It is a wonderful opportunity to network and learn information that is beneficial to yourself and your agency.

    • Patuxent River Basin Chapter
    • Chapter Events


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

  • Public Personnel Management

    Public Personnel Management


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