• State officials say they have the expertise but not enough employees to meet federal deadlines for health care reform.

    September 30, 2010
  • In this article in HR News, Center President & CEO Elizabeth Kellar describes how government human resource professionals need to take a strategic approach to balancing workforce needs with economic realities. See page 14. (9/10)

    September 15, 2010
  • Dr. Bryan Alsip, assistant director for clinical and population-based services of the San Antonio, TX, Metropolitan Health District, discusses his strategic approach to workforce management. His goals: ensuring that that his department can meet the growing needs of the community and attract grants to maintain and improve services.

    May 13, 2010
  • Hiring freezes, pay freezes, layoffs, and furloughs top the list of ways that state and local governments are cutting costs. (1/10)

    January 19, 2010
  • Are compensation and benefit packages ready to address the occupational needs of the next decade? (9/09)

    September 12, 2009
  • Programs to improve the health and wellness of city employees, retirees, and the residents of Austin and Travis County.

    July 16, 2009
    Case Studies
  • A Center survey finds that the economic slump is pushing public sector employees to delay retirement. (5/09)

    May 13, 2009
  • They’re educated, passionate, and committed to public service. There’s only one problem: are there jobs for young people who want to go into local government public service? (2/15/09)

    February 15, 2009
  • Three local government human resource directors find ways to cut costs without sacrificing morale. (2/2/09)

    February 2, 2009
  • An examination of the demographics of the state and local government workforce, the projected public sector workforce needs of the future as the baby boomer generation begins to retire, and the issues state and local government executives describe as major challenges to recruiting and retaining the next wave of public servants. Originally presented at the Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA) meeting, January 5, 2009.

    January 5, 2009
    Research Studies