The environment remains challenging for state and local governments because of a continued focus on reducing costs through changes to benefits and an increase in retirements as a large percentage of the workforce becomes eligible for retirement, according to IPMA-HR
, which leads to a growing sense of urgency about recruitment, retention, and workforce/ succession planning.
State and local governments reported increases in hiring for the second year in a row, although most government workforces are still smaller than they were in 2008," said Neil Reichenberg, executive director, IPMA-HR.
IPMA-HR represents the interests of human resource professionals at all levels and strives to promote excellence in HR management.
The survey results confirm that the economy is improving, although most government workforces are still smaller than they were in 2008," added Neil Reichenberg, executive director, IPMA-HR
Montgomery Chapter Board Member-at-Large Kim Westervelt congratulated Johnson on his achievement.
While it's good to see that the economy is improving, state and local government employment, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, continues to decline," added Neil Reichenberg, IPMA-HR
IPMA-HR and Monster Government Solutions will also be working together to develop joint educational events as part of the relationship.
There are demographic challenges facing the public sector as a growing number of employees become eligible for retirement while employers face a future labor shortage," said Neil Reichenberg, IPMA-HR executive director.
The study, commissioned by ADP and IPMA-HR, an organization that represents the interests of HR professionals at the federal, state and local levels of government, as well as public education organizations, was conducted to better understand which components are vital to engagement.
As numerous studies have shown, there is a direct correlation between employee engagement and high performance in the workplace, as well as talent retention," said Neil Reichenberg, executive director, IPMA-HR.
Source: Colonial Life and IPMA-HR
online survey, Sept.
represents the interests of over 5,500 human resource professionals at the Federal, State and Local levels of government.