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Must-have Publications from IPMA-HR

Our Onboarding Guide, Interview Guide, and Compensation Primer are designed with the public sector HR professional in mind, making them must-haves for your agency's library.

IPMA-HR Certification Program - IPMA-SCP and IPMA-CP

Public Sector Focused, Competency-Based: IPMA-HR offers two professional credentials that are public sector focused - Senior Certified Professional (IPMA-SCP) and the IPMA-HR Certified Professional (IPMA-CP).

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2016 May. 12th 12:00am

🏠📌 Public Sector HR Award Nominations

IPMA-HR has extended nominations for the Agency Award for Excellence, Warner W. Stockberger Achievement Award and Honorary Life Membership til June 6, 2016. Find out more!

2016 Apr. 29th 12:00am

🏠📌 Applications for IPMA-HR Conference Scholarships AND Education Scholarships and Fellowships

IPMA-HR is oferring free money (Deadline:  June 6, 2016) to for our members to attend the International Training Conference in Denver and pursue continuing education (Deadline Extended:  June 13, 2016) for you and your children.

Six educational scholarships will be offered to children of members this year.  Find out more!


2016 May. 18th 12:47pm

🏠 Labor Department Finalizes FLSA Overtime Rule

The US Department of Labor finalized the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regulations concerning overtime for executive, administrative and professional employees. The new regulations will be effective on December 1, 2016.

2016 Apr. 29th 4:00pm

🏠 2016 IPMA--HR Recertifications are Due by December 31

If you were originally certified in 2001, 2004, 2007, 2010 or 2013, then it’s time to get recertified!

Make sure your career stays on track! As a senior certified professional or specialist, you are required to recertify every three years in order to maintain your designation.  Keeping your certification up-to-date encourages continuous learning.  In turn, your continuous learning will help you adapt to changing work and life demands.

2016 Apr. 29th 10:35am

🏠 Celebrate Public Service Recognition Week May 1-7

IPMA-HR joins in the celebration of Public Service Recognition Week (PSRW) from May 1-7. Throughout the country, mayors, governors, agency leaders, communities and public service organizations participate in PSRW by issuing proclamations; hosting award ceremonies and special tribute events; and delivering messages about the value of public service. We encourage all IPMA-HR members to participate by showing appreciation to your employees and colleagues and by sharing stories of excellence in public service.