Tag: Ron Holifield

Podcast: Changing Recruitment in Local Government with Ron Holifield

Ron Holifield CEO Strategic Government Resources (SGR) LinkedIn | Twitter Playing matchmaker and reducing implicit bias. The CEO of Strategic Government Resources (SGR), Ron Holifield, joined GovLove to talk about how they are pushing local governments to change how they recruit. He shared his career path from time as a City Manager to leading a recruiting firm. … Continued

Podcast: The Importance of Organizational Culture with Ron Holifield

Ron Holifield CEO Strategic Government Resources (SGR) LinkedIn | Twitter Ron Holifield from Strategic Government Resources comes on the podcast to discuss culture and how it can impact hiring and brand perception. The interview covers everything from servant leadership to how prepared local governments are for the “silver tsunami.” Subscribe: Learn More About Strategic Government Resources – … Continued

#ELGL14 Speaker Bios: Finding Your Next Government Job

Ron Holifield, President, Strategic Government Resources Bio: I serve as primary visionary and leadership provocateur at SGR. My job is to challenge, inspire and motivate our team to change the world by helping thought leading local governments Recruit, Assess and Develop Innovative, Collaborative and Authentic Leaders. First paying job: Mowing Lawns Soundtrack of your life: … Continued

Quick Take: Ron Holifield, Stategic Government Resources

As we prepare for the ELGL & ICMA joint event at the ICMA Conference, attendees describe the current state of local government, their mentors, ways to strengthen local government, and of course, their dream six-pack. Raise Your Hand If You’re Going “Back to the Future” with ELGL and ICMA. Ron Holifield Strategic Government Resources (SGR) Founder & CEO Connect: LinkedIn and … Continued

Debriefing the SGR Conference Experience

First of all, Strategic Government Resources has the most energetic and capable staff of any public or private sector organization that ELGL has interacted with. They are detail oriented, knowledgeable, and passionate about local government (who knew there were others out there). As opposed to your normal run of the mill conference held in a … Continued

01.25.14: Pure Midwest with John McCarter

SGR Conference 2014  Creating a Learning Organization: Leading-Edge Strategies for Employee Development http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nDuWKSvS1a8 This week we will be taking a break from the Midwest to venture south to Texas, where ELGL will be travelling next week to speak the SGR Conference in Grapevine, Texas. I’ll talk about some headlines, music and fun facts about Texas. It’ll … Continued

ELGL Grows Relationship with Strategic Government Resources

While ELGL’s goal of having a presence in all 50 states is ambitious, we are not going at it alone. The continued growth of our informal partnership with Strategic Government Resources is one strategy for reaching a wider audience. Established in 1999 by former City Manager Ron Holifield, SGR has grown into the largest private sector … Continued

WA: Jon Amundson, City of Richland, WA

  What do we hope to learn from this series? We hope you will gain a better understanding of the unique characteristics of local government in each state, we hope you will learn that there are others like you who are motivated to make a difference through the public sector, and we hope you will … Continued

On the Public Record with Ron Holifield, Strategic Government Resources

On the Public Record Ron Holifield, Strategic Government Resources Twitter: @RonHolifield About SGR Strategic Government Resources has a national reputation for innovation and local government leadership development. Almost 21,000 local government officials visit the SGR website each month for help recruiting, selecting, and developing their people; and over 14,000 officials subscribe to SGR’s weekly 10 in … Continued

11.05.12 Your Morning Buzz

On election eve, Oregon celebrates a century of voting rights for women [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GCFDo1I0QIM&w=420&h=315]   Trending Phil Keisling: A stormy election year proves the worth of Oregon’s vote-by-mail system – Oregonians in 1998 overwhelmingly voted to require government to send our ballots to us rather than force citizens to go to polling places. The wisdom of … Continued

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