Checklist for New Managers

Checklist for New Managers ICMA provides resources for people at all stages of their local government career, but first-time administrators have unique challenges as well as new opportunities. The first thing first-time administrator should do is read the First-Time Administrators Handbook: https://icma.org/blog-posts/icma-resources-first-time-administrators In addition to this resource provided by ICMA, GovHR has prepared the listRead More

Emergency Preparedness—Planning For Action

Emergency Preparedness—Planning For Action That usually means that when incidents occur and response and mitigation are critical, Police, Fire, EMS, and Public Works departments are expected to have the knowledge, ability, training and plans to address these emergencies. The scope of this article is a focus on the National Preparedness Goal established by the FederalRead More

Tips for an Internal Candidate

Tips for an Internal Candidate The good news is you are an internal candidate for a position you really want.  The bad news is you are an internal candidate for a position you really want.  Being an internal candidate is tricky.  On one hand you know a lot about the organization, its culture, personalities andRead More