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The National Association of State Personnel Executives is the recognized authority on state government human resource issues, trends, practices, and policies and serves as a leader and catalyst for the development of state human resources and is dedicated to enhancing the image of state public service.
It's Time to Start Planning for State Employee Recognition Day
May 3, 2017 is the day!
NASPE has updated the SERD Guide to make planning for the event easier. Download the guide and get suggestions, samples and resources to make your 2017 event the best ever. Click here to DOWNLOAD THE GUIDE .
State Employee Recognition Day is an excellent opportunity to express appreciation to state employees at a time when their dedication is even more valued and appreciated. Recognition is a powerful motivator, and it contributes to higher employee morale, increases organizational productivity, and aids in recruitment and retention.
New Publication Provides Insight on Millennial Workforce
NASPO's latest publication, Recommendations from the Future Workforce, is based on information gathered through focus group discussions, one-on-one interviews, and other research. It presents a quick overview of what the Millennial generation can contribute to state procurement offices, and then provides some basic recommendations from Millennials already working in state procurement to address recruitment and retention challenges.
Leslie Scott, Executive Director of NASPE, provided insights from the Human Resources perspective.
“Potential employees may be looking for things beyond career-long employment. Compensation, development, organizational culture, and opportunities will play a critical role in retaining the workforce,” says Leslie Scott, executive director of the National Association of State Personnel Executives (NASPE).
“States are experiencing, and will continue to experience over the next several years, a significant change to their government workforce,” says Leslie Scott, executive director of NASPE. “It is important that states prepare for this new generation of workers in all aspects of employment from recruitment, onboarding, employee development, and retention strategies.”
NASPEs Awards Winners Announced
The Commonwealth Mentoring Program takes a fresh and exciting approach to formal mentoring by combining mentoring and coaching, practical application and exercises. This happens via experiential activities, one-on-one meetings with mentees/mentors, web-based and classroom training opportunities, individual development planning and core business process identification and documentation. Read more...