• HR Headline Roundup for April 29-May 3, 2019

    May 03, 2019

    Lowered HIPAA fines, economically essential government jobs and “How to Avoid Accidentally Becoming a Russian Agent”

    • In the News
    • Industry News
    • News & Media
  • IPMA-HR Supports Gender, Sexual Orientation Protections Under Title VII

    May 02, 2019

    An April 25, 2019, letter to Sen, Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) expresses the Association's support for his Equality Act (S. 1006), which would prohibit discrimination in employment based on gender identity and sexual orientation.

    • Advocacy
    • Washington Updates
  • This item is for members only: Webinar Archive: Attracting Public Sector Job Seekers

    May 01, 2019

    The number of unfilled public sector jobs is climbing, but applications are trending down. Is the future for talent all doom and gloom? Not if you're strategic.

    To be strategic, you need data. In this webinar, you'll get an inside look at public sector job seeker and recruitment data. You'll learn how to use data to strategically attract and hire the talent you need to ensure quality services for the citizens you serve.

    • Webinar Archives
  • This item is for members only: Webinar Archive: HR as a Strategic Business Partner

    Apr 30, 2019

    The role of Human Resources has expanded over the past twenty years and now plays a critical role in the organization's success. HR practitioners must develop competencies beyond what is needed for transactional work, to what is needed for transformational work. The broader the competency skill set available within your department, from Director to first line employee, the more impact the HR Department can have on organizational success.

    • Webinar Archives
  • April 2019 Government Affairs Update

    Apr 27, 2019

    Since the last Government Affairs Update, the U.S. Department of Labor proposed updated rules for calculating an employee’s regular rate of pay and for determining when a joint employer arrangement exists. Congressional Republicans submitted their paid family leave bill, which differs markedly from the Democrats’ proposal, and the Supreme Court took several steps closer to answering questions regarding the scope of the prohibition on sex-based discrimination under Title VII. Last, the Affordable Care Act took another blow when the Trump administration issued a formal declaration that it would no longer defend any part of the law in court.

    • Government Affairs
    • Washington Updates
  • HR Headline Roundup for April 22-26, 2019

    Apr 26, 2019

    Job protections for medical marijuana users, challenges presented by employees who abuse opioids, federal security clearance and whistleblower issues, and disappointing revenues from sports betting

    • In the News
    • Industry News
    • News & Media
  • Accounting Clerk Test Development Project

    Apr 25, 2019

    IPMA-HR’s Assessment Services Department is developing a new Accounting Clerk module in 2019.  To create top of the line tests for this position, we need agencies to participate in the test development process. The next step in the test development process is the completion of job analysis questionnaires.

  • New Recertification Portal

    Apr 24, 2019

    The new Recertification Portal has been a long time coming. You spoke and we listened! Keeping track of your recertification points and staying up-to-date on your professional development activities is essential to maintaining your certification, no matter which designation you hold—IPMA-CP or IPMA-SCP.

    • Articles
  • Webinar Archive: Strategies for Improving Fire Department Diversity

    Apr 23, 2019

    Free for Non-Members - The Minneapolis Fire Department has been recognized for its commitment to diversity and has taken on a number of innovative strategies to decrease barriers in the hiring process.  In this webinar, Minneapolis Fire Chief John Fruetel and HR Generalist Krista Guzman go into a number of strategies they put in place to allow them to increase their overall percentage of people of color and females in the hiring process, and ultimately in their workforce.

     

    • Webinar Archives
  • This item is for members only: Webinar Archive: Conflict Management

    Apr 22, 2019

    In today’s relationship sensitive environment, knowing basic conflict management behaviors can save a career.

    Conflict can have a negative effect on the workplace. It can create a climate of distrust, leading to missed deadlines, and ultimately a possible loss of good employees.

    However, with proper management, conflict can have a positive effect and be used to create a strong team dynamic, stimulate interest and creativity, and result in new approaches or solutions.

    This IPMA-HR webinar looks at various conflict episodes, communication techniques, and relationship enhancement. Participants will walk away with specific skills that add to their emotional intelligence.

     

    • Webinar Archives
  • HR Headline Roundup for April 15-19, 2019

    Apr 19, 2019

    Drivers of stress at work, limiting preemployment drug screening and accessibility compliance

    • In the News
    • Industry News
    • News & Media
  • HR Headline Roundup for April 8-12, 2019

    Apr 12, 2019

    An expansive federal anti-harassment bill, bots at the IRS, dismantling OPM and low-stress and disappearing jobs ...

    • In the News
    • Industry News
    • News & Media
  • HR Headline Roundup for April 1-5, 2019

    Apr 05, 2019

    An FMLA reminder, an identity theft warning and public sector staffing worries all around

    • In the News
    • Industry News
    • News & Media
  • HR Headline Roundup for March 25-29, 2019

    Mar 29, 2019

    Paycheck Fairness Act moves, Janus continues playing out, ACA threats mount and regular rate rule revisions revealed

    • In the News
    • Industry News
    • News & Media
  • 2019 Employment Outlook Report

    Mar 28, 2019

    IPMA-HR conducted the 2019 Employment Outlook Survey to examine current employment trends in the public sector. 

    • Industry News
  • This item is for members only: Webinar Archive: Compensation Update: Current Compensation Conditions in the Public Sector

    Mar 28, 2019

    Is your agency prepared? Discover how the workforce has changed over the years, and gain a greater understanding of the necessity for adapting to the new normal.

    • Webinar Archives
  • This item is for members only: Webinar Archive: Marijuana in the Workplace: What You Need to Know

    Mar 26, 2019

    Join us for this webinar where we will discuss hiring, firing, policies, lawful off duty conduct, and accommodation issues to help employers manage their workforce in light of lawful marijuana use by employees.

    • Webinar Archives
  • IPMA-HR Nominations for 2021 President Are Now Open

    Mar 26, 2019

    IPMA-HR is accepting nominations for association president for 2021. The deadline for submitting a nomination application is May 10, 2019.

    • News & Media
  • March 2019 Government Affairs Update

    Mar 24, 2019

    Members of the 116th Congress and federal rule-makers had a busy first quarter of 2019. This longer-than-most recap of national developments in human resources policy details proposed changes to the salary threshold for overtime eligibility and clarifications on reporting and tracking FMLA leave. It also offers overviews of legislation that would add sexual orientation and gender identity to the list of protected classes for hiring and employment, mandate paid family leave and paid sick leave, guarantee collective bargaining rights for public safety employees, ban salary history questions and raise the minimum wage.

    • Government Affairs
  • HR Headline Roundup for March 18-22, 2019

    Mar 22, 2019

    Pensions in peril, digital promises and problems for prisoners

    • In the News
    • Industry News
    • News & Media