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Heidi Voorhees, our President, will moderate the following panel at ICMA on Tuesday, September 25. Power Imbalances: Implementing Integrity in the Workplace This session explores the impact and consequences of sexual harassment and gender bias in local government organizations. Learn how best to identify and handle these harmful behaviors before they result in the lossRead More

Mike Earl presents at IGFOA in Peoria on September 18, 2018

Together with Patti-Lynn Silva, Chief Accountant at Bloomington, IL and Greg Peters, GovTemps contract employee/CFO at the Village of River Grove, GovHR Senior VP Mike Earl will be speaking at the IGFOA Conference in Peoria, IL on Tuesday, September 18 at 11:25am at a session titled: Alternative Staffing Models. Click here for more information.

For Distinguished Service to Local Government – GovTemps USA Salutes Frank Koehler!

  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