Emerging Issues in State and Local Government Employment
This title provides the strategies needed to compete with the private sector for top talent and maintain high-level employees. Featuring state and municipal directors of personnel from across the country, this book provides a broad yet comprehensive overview of the unique challenges facing government departments of human resources as the baby boomer generation retires and skills deficiencies grow. It articulates the importance of recruiting, retaining, and rewarding government employees by offering flexible work hours, technology improvements, competitive salaries and benefits, and opportunities for advancement. It also offers advice for keeping the workplace a safe and positive environment.