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    HR News November 2018

    October 29, 2018

    A Matter of Life and Debt: Millennials and the Student Debt Crisis
    Mike Lamb

    5 Ways to Support an Employee With Cancer
    Rebecca V. Nellis

    The Caregiver Crisis Is Here. How Are Employers Helping Employees?
    Lindsay Jurist-Rosner

    Key Considerations for Developing and Implementing Remote Work Plans for Government Agency Employees
    Allison LeMay

    Wellness Programs Can Still Work and Be Compliant
    Jim Pshock

    Self-Insuring Public Employers Provide a Roadmap for Changing the Course of Health Care
    Dave Chase

    Highlights From the 2018 Conference

    Insights Into Public Sector HR Analytics Provided by IPMA-HR 2018 Benchmarking Survey

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    HR News October 2018

    From #MeToo to Black Lives Matter: Keep Conversations on Equality at Work Open and Productive
    Stacey Engle

    How to Communicate Change Effectively in the Public Sector
    Gregg Brown

    Emojis Run Amok? A Picture Is Worth $100,000
    Walter M. Foster

    Follow These 5 Steps to Conduct an Effective Social Media Recruitment Campaign
    Nicole D. Carr

    Protecting Employee Data From a Human Resources Perspective
    Eric B. Levine

    Produce Dynamic Video Training Content on Any Budget
    Sean Gordon

    It’s Time to Act
    Andrew Rahaman, Ed.D.

    Options Other Than Freezing Salaries


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    HR News September 2018

    5 Advantages of a Diverse Workforce No One Talks About
    Jim Morris

    Evolving an Organization’s Culture Sparks a Revolution in How Work Gets Done
    Curtis L. Odom, Ed.D.

    3 Myths About Hiring People With Disabilities
    Paula Morgan

    5 Ways to Engage Your Employees Before Open Enrollment
    Chris Whitlow

    Law Enforcement Agencies Respond to the Hiring Crisis
    Jenny Donovan

    Are You Really Ready to Improve Employee Engagement?
    Bob Lavigna, IPMA-SCP

    Locality Pay Differentials Are a Fact of Life
    Howard Risher, Ph.D.

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    HR News August 2018

    July 30, 2018

    The Future of HR Technology Is AI. Are You Ready?
    Joana Ardelean, PHR, CC

    3 Ways HR Departments Can Benefit From Using AI
    Thierry Hubert

    Take a More Practical Approach to HR Analytics
    David Creelman

    Making the Transition From Simply Reporting to Providing Analytic Insights
    Nancy Buonanno Grennan

    Phoenix Developed Its Workforce Plan by Getting Back to Basics
    Denise Overstreet, IPMA-SCP

    A Large Sheriff’s Office Fills all Its Open Positions
    Lt. Douglas Wade, Capt. Rick Newson and Sheriff Calvin Hayden

    Embrace the Benefits of Peer-to-Peer Learning and Coaching
    Andrew Rahaman, Ed.D.

    Managing the Costs of Wages, Salaries and Benefits

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    HR News July 2018

    Training Is the Critical Link in a Successful Performance Management Program
    By Nicole D. Carr

    3 Steps Organizations Must Take to Fill the Tech Skills Gap
    By Stefano Bellasio

    Designing and Effective Analytics Training Program
    By Nick Pan and Hasanath Mohammed

    Tackling the Law Enforcement Personnel Shortage Takes More Than Money
    By Ed Lamb

    5 Steps to Be a Great Manager
    By Brian Kelley

    The Disability Interactive Process for Stress and Mental Health
    By Rachel Shaw

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    HR News June 2018

    Harnessing the Power of ‘I-You’ to Do Irresistible Recruiting
    By Jeff Butler

    What Automation and the Gig Economy Mean for Hiring and Employee Development
    By Teresa Schneider and Ray Klahr

    New Ideas for Recruiting and Retaining a Qualified, Inclusive Workforce
    By Lori Taylor

    Hiring Doesn’t Need to Be About Who You Know
    By Jack Skeen, Ph.D.

    12 Diversity Training Best Practices
    By Mauricio Velásquez

    Our Organizations Are Changing. Is Your Conversational Style?
    By Andrew Rahaman, Ed.D.

    Managing the Costs of Wages, Salaries and Bonuses

    Talent Management Should Be a Higher Priority
    By Howard Risher, Ph.D.

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    HR News May 2018

    Are You Ready for Succession Planning
    By Sharon Harris

    Steps Toward Incorporating Succession Planning Into Human Capital Management Functions
    By Allison LeMay

    Using Internships to Prime the Government Agency Talent Pipeline
    By Ed Lamb

    Strategies for Developing Our Next Generation of Leaders
    By Janet May and Janice Corbin

    Is the Public Sector Ready for Millennials?
    By Deborah Caruso

    EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT: Improving Employee Engagement by Improving Employee Recognition
    By Bob Lavigna, IPMA-SCP

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    HR News April 2018

    Building a More Inclusive Organization
    By Stephen Tavares and Elizabeth Salib, Ph.D.

    Major Myths of Diversity and Inclusion: What Diversity and Inclusion Is Not
    By Mauricio Velásquez

    States Must Create Employment Opportunities for People With Disabilities
    By Ed Lamb

    Pursuing Strategic Diversity and Inclusion at a Public Transportation Agency
    By Mitsuno Baurmeister

    Put Values Into Practice to Eliminate Bias at Work
    By Piyush Patel

    Emphasize Possibilities Over Problems to Build Great Public Sector Organizations
    By Gerard F. McDonough

    LEADERSHIP ROADMAP: What Government Leaders Do and Must Do to
    Increase Employee Engagement
    By Andrew Rahaman, Ed.D.

    COMP DOCTOR: Can I Get a Classification and Compensation Study
    Done Quick and Right?

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    HR News March 2018

    March 1, 2018

    Plan Ahead to Minimize the Risk for a Financial Disaster Following a Natural Disasters
    By Jennifer Dowd

    Developing, Testing and Refining a Water District Emergency Response Plan
    By Larry Costello

    Why and How HR Staff Needs to Get Involved in Disaster Planning and Response
    By Ed Lamb

    Build Leadership Development Programs From Self-Awareness
    By Jonathan Pugh, IPMA-SCP

    How to Keep Staff Safe During and After a Natural Disaster
    By Jonathan Wiersma

    MANAGING PEOPLE IN TOUCH TIMES: An Answer to the Staffing Problem
    By Howard Risher


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    HR News February 2018

    Developing a Resilient Mindset
    By Julius Rhodes

    Health Claims Avoidance Programs Can Drive Down Health Care Costs
    By Mike Cully

    Protect Your Organization From Errors in Hiring and Contracting With Safety Professionals
    By Ed Lamb

    Gender Quake 2.0
    By Mauricio Valesquez

    Seeking Civility? Your Employees Sure Are
    By Catherine Mattice Zundel

    FLSA Opinion Letters Reissued
    By Neil Reichenberg

    LEADERSHIP ROADMAP: Taking Your Virtual or Dispersed Team and You to the Next Level
    By Dr. Andrew Rahaman



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    HR News January 2018

    January 1, 2018

    Growing In-House Talent Through an Aspiring Leaders Program
    By Jackie Little

    Leadership and Knowledge Management: Is There a Link?
    By Dr. Donnell Adams

    Leading Women to Leadership: The City of San Antonio Women’s Leadership Mentoring Program
    By Ana Bradshaw, IPMA-SCP and Caitlin Krobot, IPMA-CP

    Helping Employees Maximize Their Benefits
    By Chris Whitlow

    Consider the Benefits and Drawbacks of Helping Employees With Student Loans
    By Dave Rathmanner

    EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT: Measuring and Improving Employee Engagement: The Critical Role of HR
    By Bob Lavigna, IPMA-SCP

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    HR News December 2017

    December 1, 2017

    Change Again?! Learn to Reduce Employees’ Resistance to Organizational Change
    By: Dr. Paul White

    Culture Is Always in Control
    By: Jason Forrest

    Could Flexible Work Arrangements Work at Your Organization?
    By: Ed Lamb

    Six Ways to Show the Value of HR Programs
    By: Jack Phillips and Dr. Patti Phillips


    MANAGING PEOPLE IN TOUGH TIMES: Government Needs HR’s Help to Address
    Its People Issues
    By Howard Risher

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    HR NEWS November 2017

    November 1, 2017

    Organizations Can Take the Stress Out of Taking Vacations
    By: Chris Douglas

    Payroll Partner or Payroll Vendor: Choose Wisely
    By: Pamela Evette

    HR Can Drive Benefit Engagement by Thinking Like Marketers
    By: Chris Whitlow

    Federal Courts, Agencies at Odds Over Sexual Orientation Protections Under Title VII
    By: Ed Lamb

    Best Practices for Managing Employee Productivity and Organizational Performance
    By: Isaac Kohen

    The Power of Culture Change
    By: Alex Smith

    IPMA-HR 2017 Benchmarking Report Suggests How to Foster a Culture of Innovation
    By: Maria Villarreal

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    HR News October 2017

    October 1, 2017

    What Digital-Forward Millennials and Gen Zers Want in the Workplace Addressing Important Similarities and Differences
    By: Alyssa Bantle and Jennifer Baillie-Stewart

    Harness the Power of Employee Ambassadors on Social Media
    By: Laura Ribadeneira

    Five Reasons to Use LinkedIn for More Than Posting Job Ads
    By: Jonathan Wiersma

    Setting Rules for Social Media Use Benefits Public Sector Organizations and Employees
    By: Ed Lamb

    Observing the Niceties of Using Social Media to Evaluate Current and Potential Employees
    By: Randal Cole

    LEADERSHIP ROADMAP: 11 Leadership Imperatives That Drive Organizational Performance
    By: Dr. Andrew Rahaman


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    HR News September 2017

    September 2, 2017

    EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT: Low Employee Engagement in Government: A Bad News– Good News Story
    By: Robert Lavigna

    Focus: A Key to Employee Engagement
    By: Cathy Newton

    Five Ways to Streamline Onboarding With Digital Solutions for Better Engagement
    By: Jonathan Wiersma

    Engagement in the U.K.: How They’re Making It Come Today
    By: Ed Lamb

    Equip Senior Leaders to Drive Employee Engagement
    By: Susanna Hunter

    How Authentic Appreciation Can Help Cut Through Government Bureaucracy
    By: Dr. Paul White

    MANAGING PEOPLE IN TOUCH TIMES: Government Needs to Rethink Its
    Employee Relations Philosophy
    By: Howard Risher

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    HR News August 2017

    August 1, 2017

    Artificial Intelligence: A Rapid Path to the 6 Best Talent
    By: Jerome Tyrnynck

    Vying for Engagement: How Your Organization Can Cross the Finish Line
    By: Brad Mandacina

    Going Digital With Professional Training and Personal Development
    By: Ed Lamb

    Making Culture Your Competitive Advantage: How to Attract, Retain and Activate the Best Talent
    By: Curt Coffman

    LEADERSHIP ROADMAP: Conflict- We Need It to Collaborate
    By: Dr. Andrew Rahaman

    How to Create a Recruitment Video That Works
    By Theresa Maher

    Technology and Innovations in Human Resources
    By Stephen Deep

    Retaining Emotionally Exhausted Employees May Be Beyond Supervisors’ Ability
    By: Dr. Peter Leeds


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    HR News July 2017

    July 2, 2017

    Bring Performance Management Out of the Dark Ages
    By: Liz Woods

    5 Tips to Help Bring Out Greatness in Employees
    By: Joanne Wells

    The Hidden Costs of Mental Illness in the Workplace: Protecting Employees and the Bottom Line
    By: Dr. John Santopietro 

    Exploring Both Sides of the Remote Work Debate
    By: Matt Thomas

    Know Who Long-Term Unemployed Jobseekers Are and Why Public Sector Organizations Should Hire Them
    By: Beverly Riddick and Maria Heidkamp

    Getting the Right Medical Information Right at the Intersection of Performance and Disability
    By: Rachel Shaw

    Bringing HR Into Focus: Using the HR2020 Report
    By: Trish Holliday


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    HR News June 2017

    May 31, 2017

    The Missing Link in Managing Disability Costs: Close Gaps in Care
    By: Kevin Curry

    Winning the Talent War with Learning and Development Strategies for Recruiting and
    Retaining Talent
    By: Trish Holliday and E.C. Ricketts

    Five Talent Acquisition Tips for HR Leaders
    By: Crystal Williams

    Cultivating Trust Through Transparency
    By: Michael Papay

    Turn Job Descriptions Into Performance Profiles for Better Hiring and Retention
    By: Jonathan Wiersma

    Can You Justify Your Recruiting Spend?
    By: Ian Cook


    MANAGING PEOPLE IN TOUGH TIMES: Four Decades of the Drive for Pay Equity
    By: Howard Risher

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    HR News May 2017

    May 1, 2017

    Bridging the Gap: Work and Thrive with Four Generations in the Workplace
    By: Candy Whirley

    Leveraging Predictive Analytics for Workforce Planning
    By: Lillian Thomas

    Making the Best of Planning for Worst Case Scenarios: Emergency Management Directors Tap Into Entire Public Workforce
    By: Ed Lamb

    The Public Sector Pathway Starts Locally: 3 Steps for Boosting Women in Government
    By: Christie Garton

    5 Reasons to Implement a Wellness Program
    By: Andrea Meyer

    Are Overall Transformational Leadership and Overall Knowledge Management Meaningfully Related for Public Sector HR Directors?
    By: Donnell Adams, Ph.D., and Phillip Randall

    LEADERSHIP ROADMAP: Boundary Spanning and Developing Your Critical Networks
    By: Dr. Andrew Rahaman

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    HR News April 2017

    April 3, 2017

    Promising Practices for Increasing Diversity Findings from a Study of First Responders
    By: Abby Miller and Stephanie Cronen

    Unleash the Power of Culture to Execute Your Organization’s Strategy
    By: Karen Mann

    Is It Safe to Be a Whistleblower?
    By: Dr. Michael Winston

    Engaging Senior Leadership in Driving Culture Improvement
    By: Donna Vaillancourt

    Should Organizations Ditch Annual Performance Reviews?
    By: Dominique Jones