Category: HR: The People Part

Preparing Your Local Government for “the Reckoning”

NOVEMBER 29, 2017 BY ELGL Executive Director’s note: this submission was received from an ELGL with the request that it be published anonymously. Here at ELGL, we always accept anonymous submissions because we know that the power of local government storytelling doesn’t always occur at the perfect time in our careers. If you have a story to tell, … Continued

Harassment and Gender Disparity in Local Government

JANUARY 8, 2018 BY ELGL Executive Director’s note: this submission was received from an ELGL with the request that it be published anonymously. Here at ELGL, we always accept anonymous submissions because we know that the power of local government storytelling doesn’t always occur at the perfect time in our careers. If you have a story to tell, … Continued

Bystander or Upstander: Harassment in the Local Government Workplace

Executive Director’s note: this submission was received from an ELGL with the request that it be published anonymously. Here at ELGL, we always accept anonymous submissions because we know that the power of local government storytelling doesn’t always occur at the perfect time in our careers. If you have a story to tell, we want to … Continued

Ask Ellie & Jill: Working with Unions for the First Time

In the series, ELGL members can anonymously send their questions, difficulties or scenarios to answers@elgl.org and receive a response from the ghost writing response team. Your name, organization and other details will not be shared in the posting or subsequent response. Dear Ellie & Jill, What advice do you have for someone who is interviewing for a job that … Continued

Inclusive Writing – A Style Guide

Kylie Bayer-Fertterer, Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District (LinkedIn, Twitter) What I’m Listening To: In My Feelings by Drake, gotta practice for the challenge… What I’m Watching: Luke Cage What I’m Reading: See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt What I’m Doing: At work, 1,000,000 recruitments. At home, refinishing my garage with my husband … Continued

New Employee Aboard… Now What?

Brandi Leos, City of Tigard, OR (LinkedIn, Twitter) What I’m Listening to:  NPR’s songs of the summer for 2018 (spotify playlist) What I’m doing:  Developing a new website for the IPMA-HR Oregon Chapter Onboarding is an important part of a new employee’s experience at your workplace, but whose job is it? Some will say human … Continued

Share: How Do You Forecast Personnel Costs?

This information request is by our good friends at OpenGov. Please take a minute and share your perspectives with them. Personnel is the largest expense in government, often comprising 70 percent of the operating budget. But calculating personnel costs can be extremely cumbersome because there are so many factors that influence compensation (from seniority to … Continued

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