The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) offers opportunities for all permanent staff to experience work outside their classification. These opportunities are called job shadows, where an employee is able to spend a day with someone of their choosing, upon manager approval. I went on a job shadow with a Region 2 Project Manager (PM) inRead… Read more »
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As agencies adopt more technologies to improve operations, new skill sets are needed. Fortunately, telecommuting has made these skills more accessible to rural areas. Here are three things public leaders should consider when looking to leverage remote talent.
Learn how state and local governments can follow the Detroit grant funding model to expand their sources of revenue and bolster city resources.
If you’re still thinking through ways to lighten your workload, overcome challenges, and better serve your constituents, examining other government wins can kick start your imagination. Check out the following successful data uses from Memphis and New York for inspiration.
Highlighting a government pioneer who co-founded an association to support government customer service professionals.
As transportation technology advances, city officials should consider how they can prepare their agencies and citizens.
Actionable insights are helping public safety agencies and their partners across the country close cases, identify bodies, and reduce fatal overdoses. Here are some examples.
Leaf collection is a city service that doesn’t always go as planned.
Situational stress may be inevitable in local government, but creating a healthy, supportive and positive work environment is imperative to reduce burnout and occupational mental health issues.
The heartbeat of any organization is its people. People are often the costliest, and undeniably the most valuable, resource within an agency.