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2014 International Training Forum & Expo

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2014 International Training Forum & Expo

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

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 Our New Test Development Project

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

2014 International Training Forum & Expo

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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.


Seeking State and Local Government Organizations to Participate in Employee Engagement Survey

IPMA-HR is conducting an Employee Engagement survey of members' public employees and seeking participation from state and local government organizations.


Infographic: State and Local Governments Are Hiring Again

In the current issue of HR News, IPMA-HR provides more indepth insight on where state and local governments are hiring again. Read more in the July issue.