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Member-Get-A-Member 2015

2014 International Training Forum & Expo

We're really looking forward to seeing everyone this weekend as the Forum kicks off with outstanding workshops, social events, and the opening of the International Expo!

2014 International Training Forum & Expo

2014 International Training Forum & Expo

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IPMA-HR Certified Professional

IPMA-HR offers an internationally recognized certification program to the public HR community. The IPMA-HR Certified Professional (IPMA-CP) designation can be obtained in five simple steps.

New Product Launch (POSIS)

Introducing the Police Officer Structured Interview System

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Sneak Peak Infographic: 65% of Public Sector Agencies Do Not Have a Succession Plans Prepared

IPMA-HR will be releasing its 2014 Talent Management Benchmarking Study on Tuesday, September 23rd at the International Training Forum & Expo in Philadelphia. The report focuses on the status of public agencies' succession plans across the nation, as well as the available talents that could fill the openings that is expected to be left by a large number of the retiring workforce.


Executive Council Member William Cole to Take Reins as IPMA-HR President in 2016

William “Bill” Cole, IPMA-CP, Human Resources Director for the Town of Barnstable in Massachusetts has been elected to serve as IPMA-HR’s 2015 president-elect/2016 president.


IPMA-HR Establishes Professional Emphasis Group for Public Pension Funds

IPMA-HR has established its first professional emphasis group (PEG) made up of human resource professionals who work for public pension fund

Seeking Nominations for 2015 United Nations Public Service Awards

Nominations for the 2015 United Nations Public Service Awards is now open! The Awards are the most prestigious international recognition of excellence in public service. It rewards the creative achievements and contributions of public service institutions that lead to a more effective and responsive public administration in countries worldwide.  Through an annual competition, the UN Public Service Awards promotes the role, professionalism and visibility of public service. Application deadline is October 31, 2014.


The U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission Changes the EEO-4 Form

On July 29th the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) approved a modification on the EEO-4 form that requires state and local governments to complete in odd numbered years to allow respondents to select more than one race and ethnicity.