5 skills all leaders need in times of transition

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5 skills all leaders need in times of transition

Leadership teams have dealt with a huge amount of change over the last year. But this constant change is par for the course.

Steve Dobberowsky

Why Public Sector Compliance Management Needs an Upgrade

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Why Public Sector Compliance Management Needs an Upgrade

The public sector is facing a crisis. Despite being tasked with overseeing and ensuring compliance across industries, government agencies and organizations often don't have a handle on their own internal compliance practices. In fact, less than half of public sector HR teams have implemented an automated solution to help them manage their compliance efforts, relying instead on siloed, outdated management tools like spreadsheets.

Adaptable Leadership in the Public Sector

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Adaptable Leadership in the Public Sector

This article originally appeared on the ATD website.

Using HR and IT Collaboration to Improve Talent Management

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Using HR and IT Collaboration to Improve Talent Management

This piece originally appeared on the ATD blog.

Band-Aids Can’t Fix Your Aging Human Resource Information System

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Band-Aids Can’t Fix Your Aging Human Resource Information System

By now most organizations know they need a Human Resource Information System (HRIS). But when it becomes clear that an existing solution is soon to be obsolete, the choice to either keep finding workarounds or scrap the solution in favor of a new tool is a tough one.

How Development Helps Government Organizations Attract and Retain the Next Generation of Talent

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How Development Helps Government Organizations Attract and Retain the Next Generation of Talent

Attracting and retaining a skilled workforce long term has been a challenge for a number of public sector organizations. Sometimes seen as having too much bureaucracy and lower-than-average salary offerings, many have been turned away from government work. Further complicating the matter, many agencies have not upgraded their recruitment strategies or systems in years. Job descriptions often lack precision, and the hiring process often requires multiple steps that can be difficult to navigate for first-time applicants and may be discouraging other interested applicants from applying. All in all, according to a recent survey of over 70 public sector leaders in 18 states across the U.S., roughly two-thirds find it difficult to hire and keep talent.

Webinar Recap: How to Design Your Content Strategy for Learning

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Webinar Recap: How to Design Your Content Strategy for Learning

A thoughtful content strategy is crucial for learning. The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has made this reality even more clear for organizations. Quality content is needed to ensure that employees continue to learn and develop professionally when in-person training is simply not an option.

The Top 5 Employee Engagement Challenges That Government Agencies Face

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The Top 5 Employee Engagement Challenges That Government Agencies Face

Human capital managers at government agencies face many challenges thanks to strict budgets, set compliance policies and an organizational hesitancy to change the status quo. These challenges often prevent them from being able to offer innovative projects to younger employees, use compensation as a performance motivator or tout growth opportunities, which are frequently defined by tenure rather than performance. As a result, 71 percent of local and state government workers are not engaged in their jobs, according to a Gallup poll.

Here's How HR Leaders Are Addressing Talent Development During a Federal Hiring Freeze

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Here's How HR Leaders Are Addressing Talent Development During a Federal Hiring Freeze

An election year in the U.S. is an uncertain and transformative time for all Americans—but it's particularly impactful for HR leaders in government.

How to Make Your Government Organization a Better Place to Work

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How to Make Your Government Organization a Better Place to Work

There are numerous reasons to work for the federal government. A career in the public sector offers employees an opportunity to make a difference while providing competitive benefits like vacation time, retirement and pension plans.

4 Tips to Creating a Learning Culture in Healthcare - And Not Be the 'Michael Scott' of Your Team

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4 Tips to Creating a Learning Culture in Healthcare - And Not Be the 'Michael Scott' of Your Team

Costs of recruiting solutions for top medical industry talent are rising dramatically for healthcare organizations, and it may be too much to bear: the average cost of a new hire in healthcare is $5,611, and overall acquisition costs for healthcare rose 16 percent.[1]

Webinar Recap: To Weather Turbulent Times, Implement An LMS

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Webinar Recap: To Weather Turbulent Times, Implement An LMS

The beginning of a pandemic hardly feels like the best time to introduce new technology or leverage existing tools in new ways, yet for Florida’s Collier County Board of County Commissioners and for Massachusetts’ Department of Transportation (MassDOT), the timing actually worked out. Not only did their learning management systems enable both agencies to overcome various aspects of COVID-19 disruption, but they were also so effective that they’re now poised to play critical roles in the organizations’ future plans.

4 Ways the Public Sector Can Incorporate Learning Into Performance Reviews

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4 Ways the Public Sector Can Incorporate Learning Into Performance Reviews

Bacon and eggs. Peanut butter and jelly. Chocolate and peanut butter. Learning and performance? Some things are just better together!

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