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IPMA-HR: Recruitment Strategies Policies

Table of Contents

  • Finding the Needle in the Hack Stack……………………..…..3
  • Recruiting Non-traditional Demographic Groups………….….6
  • The Quest for the Qualified Job Surfer: It’s Time the Public Sector Catches the Wave…………………………..........................................…....19
  • Sample Policies
    • City of Frederick, MD………………………………….…..33
    • City of Las Cruces, NM……..………..……………...……36
    • City of Mission Viejo, CA………………...…………….....48
    • City of O’Fallon, IL………………………………...…........52
  • Hiring
  • Topics
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Policies
  • Hiring Topics

Website and Social Media Policy

Castaic Lake Water Agency

  • Social Media
  • Policies

Gloucester County-Inclement Weather Policy

Gloucester, VA

During inclement weather or an emergency/disaster situation, it may be necessary to close county offices or modify office-operating hours. This policy establishes the procedure(s) used to notify employees of the closing and delayed opening of Gloucester Country General Government facilities and offices during inclement weather or emergency/disaster situations.
  • Personnel Topics
  • Policies
  • Weather Policy
  • City of Grants Pass- Workplace Bullying Policy

    Grants Pass, OR

    The purpose of this policy is to communicate to all employees that the City of Grants Pass will not tolerate bullying behavior. Employees found in violation of this policy will be disciplined, up to and including termination.

    • Personnel
    • Conflicts
    • Resolution
    • Topics
    • Policies
    • Harassment Retaliation
    • Disciplinary Procedures
    • Conflict Topics
  • Employment/Recruitment Policy

    Grants Pass, OR

    • Hiring Topics
    • Policies
    • Recruitment and Selection
  • Grant Pass, OR - Military Leave Policy

    Grants Pass, OR

    The purpose of this directive is to define the City's policy of time off, compensation, and benefits for employees called to military duty.

    • Travel
    • Topics
    • Retention Topics
    • Policies
    • Military Leave
    • Leave
  • Inclement Weather Policy

    Oregon City, OR

    • Personnel Topics
    • Policies
    • Weather Policy
  • City of Keene Tuition Reimbursement

    The purpose of the Tuition Assistance Program is twofold―to provide support for the development of skills and knowledge that will be of direct benefit to the City’s business results and service excellence; and to encourage you to further your self-development for your current assignments and help you prepare for higher-level positions by means of financial assistance for education undertaken while carrying on your regular work. 

    • Compensation
    • Topics
  • Charles County - Remote Workplace Self-Certification Checklist

    Charles County

    This checklist will help assess the overall adequacy and safety of your remote workplace and ensure that you have been properly prepared for teleworking. 

    • Technology
    • Topics
    • Policies
  • Travel Perdiem Cellphone Usage

    U.S. Virgin Islands

    • Legal Topics
    • Policies
    • Resources
    • Travel
  • City of Keene - Military Leave

    If you, as a regular full-time employee, receive orders to report for military duty, you must let your supervisor know at once.  You will be afforded all privileges required by law.

    • Legal
    • Topics
    • Retention Topics
    • Policies
    • Military Leave
  • Oregon Metro - Compensation Policy

    Portland, OR

    It is Metro’s policy to develop and adhere to consistent and transparent compensation practices. Metro shall establish compensation rates for classifications that take into account internal equity, labor market considerations, total compensation, characteristics such as knowledge, skills and abilities required of the work, and Metro’s economic condition. It is the goal of Metro to set compensation that:

    • Attracts, motivates and retains a highly qualified workforce;
    • Supports Metro’s commitment to diversity with equitable pay and benefits for staff in similar positions and with similar levels of responsibility;
    • Promotes organizational effectiveness; and
    • Maintains public trust in fiscal stewardship.

    • Compensation
    • Retention Topics
    • Policies
    • Compensation Strategies
  • State of Maine Catastrophic Leave

    • Leave
    • Policies
    • Retention Topics
  • Charles County Telework Request

    • Policies
    • Resources
    • Retention Topics
    • Telecommuting
  • City of Troy Whistleblower Policy

    • Legal Topics
    • Policies
    • Resources
    • Whistleblower Protection
  • State of Maine Alternative Work Schedules

    State of Maine

    An HR Memorandum regarding alternate work schedules.

    • Retention
    • Alternative Work Schedules
  • Charles County Employee Leave Buyback

    • Leave
    • Policies
    • Retention Topics
  • Charles County-TELEWORK Policy and Procedure

    Charles County

    Charles County Government (the County) strives to recruit and retain a skilled, dedicated workforce and offer greater flexibility to employees while meeting the needs of a diverse resident population.  The use of a Telework Program is an innovative way of promoting greater work/life balance for employees while serving the needs of Charles County residents.  The Telework Program can be a valuable motivation and productivity tool, as long as resident and operational needs are met.  The Telework Program can also ensure continuity of operations during emergency situations by enabling some employees to work from remote locations.

     

    • Policies
    • Retention Topics
    • Telecommuting
  • Recruitment of Government Employee Relatives

    Charles County, MD

    Powerpoint presentation of personnel policy & procedures for the recruitment/employment of relatives.

    • Conflicts
    • Topics
    • Hiring
    • Policies
    • Nepotism
    • Hiring Topics
  • Annual Leave Sell Back

    Charles County

     

    • Donating Leave: Leave Banks & Leave Transfers
    • Policies
    • Resources
    • Retention Topics
  • Charles County Government Telework Guide

    • Policies
    • Resources
    • Retention Topics
    • Telecommuting
  • State of Maine Anti-Harrassment Policy

    The State of Maine recognizes the dignity of the individual employee and the right employees to work in an environment which is free of intimidation and harassment. Because such harassment seriously undermines the integrity of the workplace and adversely affects employee morale, it is unacceptable and will not be tolerated.

    • Conflicts
    • Resolution
    • Policies
  • City of Anaheim: Employee Performance Review

    • Performance Management
    • Policies
    • Retention Topics