• A Bold Step Forward: IPMA-HR is Now PSHRA

    Jan 03, 2023

    For over 115 years, our association has enhanced public sector performance by providing human resource leadership, advocacy, professional development, and community. We continue to represent the best interests of public sector human resource professionals at all levels and push our industry forward with intent and collaboration.

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  • International Public Management Association for Human Resources Announces 2022 Awards of Excellence Winners

    Sep 30, 2022

    The International Public Management Association for Human Resources (IPMA-HR) today announced the recipients of its 2022 awards which recognize the outstanding accomplishments of our members and the work they do on behalf of their agencies and our chapters.

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  • Van Bruggen Chosen as 2023 President-Elect

    Sep 06, 2022

    Mark Van Bruggen, IPMA-SCP, has been elected IPMA-HR's 2023 President-Elect.

    Statement from the 2023 President-Elect

    It is an honor to have been elected to serve as the President-Elect of IPMA-HR.  Here’s a little information to introduce myself.

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  • Message from IPMA-HR Executive Director on IPMA-HR Annual Conference 2022

    Aug 29, 2022

    IPMA-HR Community,

    Countdown begins now for the 2022 IPMA-HR Annual Conference taking place in Washington D.C. , but there’s still time to register before prices rise on September 7!

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  • Statement from IPMA-HR Executive Director Cara Woodson Welch on Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

    May 06, 2022

    Every May, Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month is observed. We recognize the contributions and influence of Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans to the history, culture, and achievements of the United States. 

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  • Statement from IPMA-HR Executive Director Cara Woodson Welch on National Mental Health Awareness Month

    May 03, 2022

    May is National Mental Health Awareness Month.

    During the COVID-19 pandemic we have seen rising rates of people reporting mental health challenges such as depression and anxiety. 

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  • Statement from IPMA-HR Executive Director Cara Woodson Welch on Public Service Recognition Week

    May 02, 2022

    Today marks the beginning of Public Service Recognition Week.   The devotion and passion IPMA-HR members show for their public sector mission in the HR profession is so inspiring.

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  • Announcement on the IPMA-HR Annual Conference 2022

    Mar 17, 2022

    The IPMA-HR Annual Conference is coming back in person and will be reimagined to be better than every. The conference will take place on September 28-30 in Washington, DC.

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  • Highlights from the 2021 IPMA-HR Annual Business Meeting

    Oct 18, 2021

    Held virtually on Oct. 7, 2021, the Annual Business Meeting provides national members an unequaled opportunity to participate in the ongoing discussion of Association goals, strategy and achievements.

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  • Press Release | IPMA-HR Announces 2021 Award Winners

    Oct 07, 2021

    IPMA-HR recognizes the recipients of the 2021 IPMA-HR Awards during the Annual Business Meeting.

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  • Lewis-Smith Chosen as 2022 President-Elect

    Sep 16, 2021

    Cheryl Lewis-Smith has been elected IPMA-HR's 2022 President-Elect.

    I am Cheryl Lewis-Smith, your HR Friend and IPMA Collegial Business Partner. I strongly believe our connectivity in our profession reflects true commitment in making a difference in our respective communities, agencies and organizations. I proudly serve as the Tennessee Chapter Immediate Past President (TPMA) within IPMA-HR, as well as serve on IPMA-HR Executive Council. 

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  • Twenty Years Later, IPMA-HR Remembers 9/11

    Sep 10, 2021

    Statement from IPMA-HR on the 20th Anniversary of 9/11.

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  • Gathering Together at the 2021 IPMA-HR Chapter & Region Leadership Conference

    Sep 10, 2021

    This year’s event was held virtually on Saturday August 28, 2021.  Thirty-six volunteer leaders gathered to share best practices, inspire each other and learn new tools to help run the chapters more effectively and engage their membership.

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  • HR News August 2021 Featured Article: Lessons Learned From Infusing the Hiring Process With Empathy

    Aug 01, 2021

    Consistent communication strengthens connections with job candidates. It is easy to limit communications to only setting up interviews and notifying the top candidate they will receive a job offer. It is much more helpful to communicate at other times and for other purposes.

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  • Submit Nominations for 2021 IPMA-HR Awards

    Jul 19, 2021

    This is your opportunity to nominate someone for an award, fellowship, or scholarship — or even an honorary lifetime IPMA-HR membership! The deadline to submit will be August 2, 2021.

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  • Become a Committee or Advisory Board Member!

    Jul 12, 2021

    IPMA-HR is now recruiting members to serve on committees and the Certification Advisory Board.  The deadline to submit your application is July 16, 2021. 

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  • Join IPMA-HR's Executive Council

    Jul 02, 2021

    Accepting applications for three (3) Executive Council vacancies.  The deadline to submit will be Friday, July 9, 2021. 

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  • IPMA-HR Cancels 2021 Annual Conference

    May 24, 2021

    IPMA-HR’s Executive Council has decided to cancel the 2021 International Training Conference and Expo, originally planned to be held in Indianapolis this fall.

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  • Receiving Applications: 2023 IPMA-HR President

    Apr 27, 2021

    IPMA-HR is eagerly seeking applications for the 2023 Association President.  The deadline to apply is May 21, 2021.

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  • IPMA-HR Announces Organizational Restructure and Leadership Changes

    Dec 01, 2020

    IPMA-HR is pleased to announce a newly developed organizational structure.

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