Research and Resources
November 13, 2019
State and local governments face greater competition for talent even as the demand for specialized health and human services (HHS) jobs grows, according to a new report from the Center for State and Local Government Excellence (SLGE) and Kronos. The research includes examples of successful retention strategies and innovation, and it highlights the key drivers […]
September 16, 2019
Those working in kindergarten through 12th grade represent 46 percent of the total state and local government workforce. This infographic is offered to provide an overview of the workforce data for those employed in public schools.
September 3, 2019
SLGE has completed two collections of case studies on shared staffing in public health, along with a related checklist for pursuing such arrangements. This link brings together all those resources in a single location.
July 18, 2019
SLGE – in partnership with the International Public Management Association for Human Resources (IPMA-HR) and the National Association of State Personnel Executives (NASPE) – has completed the 2019 workforce survey for state and local government. The survey addresses issues from recruitment and retention to benefits, flexible work practices, retirements and other separations, and gig economy […]
April 29, 2019
SLGE examines how local health departments have implemented staff-sharing arrangements across geographic boundaries. The research provides important insight on key challenges, how the effort was implemented, financial consideration, outcomes, and lessons learned through two case studies of staff-sharing arrangements in New Jersey and Minnesota. The report also highlights two areas of focus that are critical […]
January 24, 2019
An in-depth analysis of local government financial literacy programs across the U.S. finds that only about one in four local government employers offer financial literacy programs to their workforce.
December 18, 2018
The Center for State and Local Government Excellence, with support from the Center for Sharing Public Health Services, conducted an environmental scan and key informant interviews to identify and better understand the opportunities and challenges associated with staff sharing arrangements in local health departments. The information gathered from these interviews was used to develop this […]
September 28, 2018
State and local governments face an evolving workforce environment. This report shares projections for the future, jurisdiction case studies, and strategies to manage change.
September 17, 2018
This SLGE infographic presents a forecast of state and local employment changes through 2026.
July 19, 2018
SLGE staff and representatives from the Center for Sharing Public Health Services hosted a webinar on Thursday, July 19 at 1 PM ET to discuss both their case study research on cross-jurisdictional staff sharing arrangements and current work on an implementation checklist local government managers can use as they explore such arrangements in their own organizations, in public health […]
May 21, 2018
This report presents 2018 survey data on workforce issues facing state and local employers and draws comparisons with previous years.