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    HR News August 2019

    Improving the Employee Experience: Put Your First Customers at the Center
    Elaine Johnson, Ph.D.

    5 Innovative Ways to Welcome New Employees
    Phil Bagdasarian

    Meeting the Expectations of Gen Z Candidates
    Matt Thomas

    5 Ways to Reduce Stress in the Workplace
    Paul Wolfe

    How You Can Create a Burnout-Free Workplace
    Craig Dike, Psy.D.

    5 Reasons to Encourage Employees to Use Humor at Work
    Andrew Tarvin

    Building Your Emotional Resilience


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    HR News July 2019

    Coming to Terms With the Mental Health Crisis in America’s Jails
    Jenny Donovan

    Building and Sustaining an Ethical Culture in Public Safety
    Emily Miner and Jim Walton

    Fixing the Public Sector’s Workforce Challenge
    Franklin Holman

    Government Needs to Reimagine and Invest in HR
    Howard Risher, Ph.D.

    Debunking 3 Myths About Millennials That Lead to Mismanagement in the Workplace
    Chris Tuff

    Career Ladders and Career Development Plans Differ but Complement Each Other

    Why Aren’t More Organizations Paying Attention to Employee Engagement?


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    HR News June 2019

    May 30, 2019

    Trying to Make Everyone Happy Is Making Them Miserable
    Liane Davey, Ph.D.

    6 Tips for Evaluating Ideas
    Cheryl Hyatt

    5 Tips for Stopping Workplace Bullying
    Chris Dyer

    Understanding and Combating Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
    Patrick Williams, LMFT, CEAP

    Building Support for Civil Service Reform in Tennessee

    Address the Real Reasons Employees Resist Change


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    HR News May 2019

    Take Control of the Digital Transformation
    Ed Lamb

    HR’s Communications Struggles Are a Cause for Alarm
    Kristen Ruttgaizer

    Is 2019 the Year Onboarding Goes Digital?
    John Prestridge

    Technology Enables HR to Fulfill Its Role in Creating an Employee Experience-Focused Workplace
    Elizabeth Dukes

    Can You Afford the Growing Costs of Employee Mental Health
    Lewis Levy

    Be Prepared to Address Changes to the FLSA Salary Threshold

    Improve Constituent Service by Increasing Employee Engagement
    Bob Lavigna, IPMA-SCP


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    HR News April 2019

    Defuse Troubled Employees Without Getting Sued
    David Barron

    Why Your Employees Need Secure Enterprise-Grade Messaging Apps
    Stacey Epstein

    Minimize the Effects of Identity Theft on Individuals and the Workplace
    Rich Scott

    After the Disaster Is No Time to Start Screening Volunteers
    Katie Zwetzig

    Financial Wellness Offers Opportunities for Employees and Employer
    Blake Allison

    Hiring, Open Positions, Technology Use Up at IPMA-HR Members’ Agencies
    IPMA-HR Research

    It’s Time to Redefine HR’s Role
    Howard Risher, Ph.D.

    How to Build Trust in the Workplace
    Andrew Rahaman, Ed.D.


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    HR News March 2019

    Address Stress by Building a Positive Work Environment and Workplace Culture
    Jeff Nalin, Psy.D.

    6 Steps for Creating a Culture of Health Within Your Organization
    Shannon Hernandez

    Vision Benefits: A Wise Addition to Your Insurance Offerings
    David S. Karlin

    A Better Health Benefit Plan Can Prevent Employee Opioid Overdoses
    Dave Chase

    Copay Accumulator Programs a Bad Choice for Reducing Employers’ Health Care Costs
    Stacey Worthy

    Bereavement Leave Is Not Enough: Talking About Death and Grief in the Workplace
    Megan Devine, LPC

    Classification Consolidation: Addressing an Urgent Need in State Government
    Nicole D. Carr

    Leave Pooling: Many Approaches, One Goal
    Ed Lamb

    Pay Equity Studies Require Care, Communication and Follow-Through


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    HR News February 2019

    It’s Time to Let Go of 20th-Century Management Models
    Jesse Newton

    Know Thyself: Recognizing and Overcoming Personal Biases in the C-Suite
    Michael Brainard, Ph.D.

    Five Ways to Make Your Organization More Appealing to Millennials
    Stephan Schiffman and Gary M. Krebs

    Building Support for Civil Service Reform
    Howard Risher, Ph.D.

    Lessons Learned About Building Employee Engagement
    Bob Lavigna, IPMA-SCP

    Understand Why and How to Formulate a Leadership Philosophy
    Andrew Rahaman, Ed.D.


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    HR News January 2019

    5 Essential Questions to Ask Your Employees About Their Development
    Stacey Engle

    Should You Give Honest Feedback
    Cheryl Hyatt

    HR Can Act to Reduce Gender Bias in Performance Reviews
    Rania H. Anderson

    How to Build an Engaged and Productive Workforce by Conducting Micro Interventions
    Adam Fridman

    8 Secrets to Retaining Great Employees
    Tracy Switzer

    How One Employer Invested in Its People to Create a Winning Culture
    Eric Tetuan

    STATE OF PUBLIC HR HR2020 Q&A: Tamara Dixon, HR Director for the Town of Parker, Colo.


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    HR News December 2018

    Address Five Drivers of Employee Turnover to Retain Police, First Responders
    Danny Nelms

    What Employers, Especially in Male-Dominated Professions, Should Know About Breatfeeding
    Jennifer Jordan

    Don’t Leave the Quality of Your Work Culture to Chance
    S. Chris Edmonds

    Political Transitions Present Government Agencies With Unique Opportunities to Measure Employee Engagement
    Bob Lavigna, IPMA-SCP

    A Changing World Demands a Shift in Perspective on Training and Development
    Andrew Rahaman, Ed.D.

    Classification System Design

    The Skills Shortage Is HR’s Problem
    Howard Risher, Ph.D.


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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



  • HR News January 2018

    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