Category: ICMA

Survey: Presentation on Showcasing Yourself

ELGL member (and pothole pizza superstar) Eric Norenberg is seeking your feedback on a survey that he is using to prepare for an upcoming ICMA presentation. Please take this short survey to help Eric out! The survey is on “showcasing yourself” and is part of the Assistant’s Exchange program at #ICMA2018. Kirsten WyattI’m the co-founder … Continued

ICMA Career Compass #62: How Do I Get a Better Title?

Dr. Frank Benest is back with more career advice: How Do I Get a Better Title ANALYST: I’m a senior management analyst in the city manager’s office in a mid-sized city. Over the past four years, I’ve been the lead person for the organization on a number of internal and external communication issues. I’m well-regarded … Continued

#ICMA2018 Baltimore Scholarships

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This guest post is by Rob Carty with ICMA – learn more about opportunities to get a scholarship to #ICMA2018 in Baltimore, MD! We are excited to help our members attend our 104th Annual Conference in Baltimore – the premier event for local government professionals around the globe! Take advantage of these 2018 conference scholarship … Continued

Scholarship Opportunity to Cal-ICMA West Coast Regional Conference

The Cal-ICMA Scholarship and Events Committee is offering scholarships to attend the Cal-ICMA West Coast Regional Conference. Applicants must be California residents and ICMA members. The Cal-ICMA West Coast Regional Conference Scholarship includes complimentary conference registration as well as a travel stipend to cover lodging and transportation expenses related to attendance. The West Coast Regional … Continued

Newly Elected Leaders Toolkit

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This free toolkit for first-time elected officials was created by our colleagues at ICMA, the International City/County Management Association. Their Life, Well Run initiative aims to make local government more effective, efficient, and ethical in part by strengthening the partnership between elected and appointed officials. The toolkit includes a how-to guide for stepping into a … Continued

ICMA Career Compass #61: Leadership is the Art of Conversation

Frank is back with a new Career Compass post: Leadership is the Art of Conversation Franks receives a question from an HR Manager and has some solutions to his problem: I’m a human resources manager in a large city organization. Since I would like to enhance my leadership capabilities, I asked the HR director if … Continued

ICMA Career Compass #60: I Don’t Like My Mid-Manager Job!

Frank is back with a new Career Compass post: I Don’t Like My Mid-Manager Job! Franks receives a question from a Project Manager and has some solutions to his problem: I’m a mid-manager supervising an engineering/capital projects group. I was promoted into this role two years ago. While I am good at overseeing the work … Continued

ELGL Real World House: Fake News vs. Legit

In the next 24 hours some of the best & brightest in local gov from every corner of the country will move in to a charming AirBnB in San Antonio – more affectionately known as the ELGL Real World House. Prepare yourself for five illustrious days of us filling up your Twitter feed with all … Continued

ICMA Career Compass #57: Leading by Living your Values

Frank is back with a new Career Compass post: Leading by Living your Values “Values should guide our decisions and actions, especially in times of uncertainty and change.” Career Compass is a monthly column from ICMA focused on career issues for local government professional staff. Dr. Frank Benest is ICMA’s liaison for Next Generation Initiatives and resides … Continued

Student Photo Competition for Life, Well Run & ICMA

 This is a guest post by Abbas Sabur, Digital Marketing Coordinator for ICMA the Life, Well Run campaign. Local government provides countless benefits for the communities they serve – but we don’t have to tell YOU that! If you’re enrolled in, or have recently graduated from, a program focusing on areas of public service, administration or … Continued

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