Books for the HR Professional

IPMA-HR's Bookstore offers public sector HR professionals with essential resources from interviewing and onboarding guides to compensation management. Stay up-to-date on HR best practices by adding these resources to your human resources library.

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    Unlocking the Talent in Government's Workforce

    Members: $0.00
    Non-members: $15.00

    A new e-book exclusively available from IPMA-HR, "Unlocking the Talent in Government's Workforce" attempts to address the complex problem of workforce management in government.

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    Ethics Guide for Public Sector Human Resources Professionals

    Members: $25.00 // Non-members: $35.00

    IPMA-HR’s guide to ethics is the number one resource for HR practitioners in the public sector – helping you deal with the complex, ethical issues that can occur in the day-to-day realities of leading and managing an organization.

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    Hiring Guide for Public Sector Employers

    Members: $25.00 // Non-members: $35.00

    One of the most important actions any organization can take is hiring a new employee. The Hiring Guide for Public Sector Employers is designed to help your organization implement a strategic process to achieve the ultimate goal of effectively hiring employees.

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    How to Decide What People Get Paid: Secrets from the CompDoctor™

    Members: $0.00 // Non-members: $30.00

    "How to Decide What People Get Paid: Secrets from the CompDoctor™" is a compendium of CompDoctor™ articles authored by Jim Fox and Bruce Lawson, Managing Directors of Arthur J. Gallagher & Company’s Public Sector and Higher Education Compensation Consulting Practice, over a period of more than 10 years. In this compilation you'll get valuable advice on Pay Strategy, Job Analysis, Job Evaluation, Market Analysis, Performance Management, Compensation Management, and General HR Best Practices.

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    HR Foundations: A Guide for Non-HR Managers

    Members: $195.00 // Non-members: $295.00

    Designed specifically for line managers, this manual explains and delineates the responsibilities and interrelationships for both line managers and HR staff in achieving organizational success.

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    Interview Guide 5th Edition

    Members: $25.00 // Non-members: $35.00

    The interview is a critical part of the hiring process that, if executed correctly, will ultimately help move your organization forward. Make sure your interview team has everything they need to ensure a successful hiring processing with IPMA-HR’s Interview Guide.

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    IPMA-CP Certification Study Guide

    Members: $100.00 // Non-members: $100.00

    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.

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    IPMA-SCP Certification Study Guide

    Members: $100.00 // Non-members: $100.00

    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.

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    Onboarding Guide 1st Edition

    Members: $25.00 // Non-members: $35.00

    Onboarding is critical to the success of your new employees — and your agency. In fact, it has become a major factor in determining the long term success of new hires. Systematic onboarding programs improve employee performance, maximize retention, increase employee engagement, and accelerate new employee time to productivity.

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    Primer on Total Compensation in Government

    Members: $15.00 // Non-members: $15.00

    The Primer on Total Compensation in Government is a must-read for public employers who determined they need to rethink elements of their compensation program. The book highlights issues and alternatives and helps plan for program changes. it also discusses the role of managers in managing employee salaries, as well as the policy models that should be considered.

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    Publications Package

    Members: $60.00 // Non-members: $75.00

    Save with this package, combining the Interview Guide, Onboarding Guide and Hiring Guide for the Public Sector.

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    Unlocking the Talent in Government's Workforce

    Members: $0.00 // Non-members: $15.00

    A new e-book exclusively available from IPMA-HR, "Unlocking the Talent in Government's Workforce" attempts to address the complex problem of workforce management in government.

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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.