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  Longtime municipal administrator and GovTemps associate Frank Koehler recently announced he is retiring from local government. This time it looks like it might be for good! Frank has served the following communities with distinction and commitment to good government:       Riverdale, IL Director of Community Development 1991-1996 Bourbonnais, IL Village Administrator 1996-2007Read More

Tips for Developing a Resume

By Heidi J. Voorhees, President, GovHRUSA Develop a chronological resume that is easy to follow. Provide a one sentence description of each position you’ve held, the name of the organization including the city and state, and then indicate your accomplishments while you held that job. If you had a wide variety of responsibilities, consider creatingRead More

Tips for Interviewing

By Heidi J. Voorhees, President, GovHRUSA Display sincere energy and excitement about the position. Lack of energy is the number one reason candidates do not get the job! Dress professionally for the interview. If you suspect the organization’s culture is more casual about dress, still wear a suit. Be well groomed including a professional haircut.Read More