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IPMA-HR Certified Professional (IPMA-CP)

The IPMA-CP is the only designation for human resources professionals that focuses on the public sector. An IPMA-CP designation is internationally recognized and signifies your commitment to lifelong learning and continued excellence in public sector HR.

The IPMA-CP is the only designation for human resources professionals that focuses on the public sector.  An IPMA-CP designation is internationally recognized and signifies your commitment to lifelong learning and continued excellence in public sector HR.

New Product Launch (POSIS)

Introducing the Police Officer Structured Interview System

Introducing the Police Officer Structured Interview System

Collaboration Connection Commitment

Join thousands of your public sector colleagues and a community of members who all share a common interest... public human resources. Become a member today!

Join thousands of your public sector colleagues and a community of members who all share a common interest... public human resources. Become a member today!

Join Our New Test Development Project

We are developing a customer service test. Find out how you can help.

We are developing a customer service test. Find out how you can help.

IPMA-HR Professional Development

Training is available on many topics in a format that suits your needs - online, in-person and brought directly to your agency.

Training is available on many topics in a format that suits your needs - online, in-person and brought directly to your agency.
The IPMA-CP is the only designation for human resources professionals that focuses on the public sector.  An IPMA-CP designation is internationally recognized and signifies your commitment to lifelong learning and continued excellence in public sector HR.
Introducing the Police Officer Structured Interview System
Join thousands of your public sector colleagues and a community of members who all share a common interest... public human resources. Become a member today!
We are developing a customer service test. Find out how you can help.
Training is available on many topics in a format that suits your needs - online, in-person and brought directly to your agency.

News Feed

2014-Dec-2

New Report Available: Rising Health Care Costs Drive Local Governments to Shift Strategies

Although health care costs have slowed recently, rising costs over the last decade have prompted many local governments to make changes to their plans and strategies, according to a new nationwide survey of IPMA-HR members released today by the Center for State and Local Government Excellence. 

2014-Nov-24

Affordable Care Act Update Webinar with John Haslinger of ADP Now Available to Members

John Haslinger, Vice President, Strategic Advisory Services at ADP, LLC presented a webcast on November 19 that provided actionable insights for employers considering the various options when determining how best to fully comply with Affordable Care Act regulations.

2014-Nov-4

IPMA-HR Is in Hot Pursuit of Sample Policies For Our Resource Library

IPMA-HR is in hot pursuit of sample policies for our resource library. Send us your organization’s human resources policies, RFPs and other documents and earn points toward recertification. 

2014-Oct-29

Emerging HR Issues for 2015

IPMA-HR’s Member Alignment and Relevance Taskforce has identified eight emerging HR issues for 2015. These emerging issues will be priority focus areas for the Association to share knowledge and provide information and resources to its members. Find out what the emerging HR issues are in 2015.

2014-Oct-22

IPMA-HR and Other State and Local Government Associations File Amicus Brief With the Supreme Court About Notice-And-Comment Rulemaking

IPMA-HR joined with several other state and local government associations in filing an amicus curiae brief in the case of Perez v. Mortgage Bankers Association, which will be decided by the United States Supreme Court. The case raises the issue as to whether a federal agency must engage in notice-and-comment rulemaking pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act before it can significantly alter an interpretive rule that interprets an agency regulation.