Human Resources Articles

April 10, 2024

CSD Pool HR Series: The Importance of Trust in Supervisors

Without your employees’ trust, your knowledge of your organization and your ability to improve it will be severely diminished.

February 2, 2024

CSD Pool HR Series: The Pros and Cons of Meetings

When conducted effectively, meetings can foster creativity and productivity, driving progress towards common goals. However, not all meetings are created equal.

June 15, 2022

How Firefighter Tardiness Impacts Operations

New recruits know that arriving 15 minutes early is the equivalent to being on time and arriving right at shift change is late. It seems simple enough. But why is that not the case?

March 16, 2022

Employment Practices Legislative Changes

In 2019 and 2020, members of the Colorado General Assembly, as well as statewide voters, made major policy changes in areas of employment practices and benefits which apply to special districts: the Healthy Families and Workplaces Act, the Equal Pay Act, the Public Health Emergency Whistleblower law, and the Family and Medical Leave Insurance program.

November 2, 2020

De-escalating Conflict in the Workplace

This fall, we held a series of conflict management webinars. Click through for a recap of the basics of de-escalation and why it is so effective.

January 24, 2020

Colorado’s New Equal Pay Legislation

What does Senate Bill 19-085 mean for your district? We break it down and make sure you are prepared once it takes effect.

January 16, 2020

Playing Fair

Everyone carries biases about others that can affect our decisions. Conquering them is the key to saving you and your district a big headache.

July 25, 2019

Sexual Abuse and Molestation Claims on the Rise

Following the #MeToo movement, increased regulation, and defensive strategies, public entities like special districts remain vulnerable.

July 25, 2019

Training and Turnover Remain Biggest Hurdles for Employers

In part two of our “Training the Trainer” series, we discuss how to create better trainers, supervisors, managers, and more through patience and engagement.

April 16, 2019

New Kids on the Block

Tired of reading about Millennials? Good news! Generation Z is out of the nest and signing into the workforce.

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