ARTICLES ABOUT human resources

December 28, 2018

Are Municipalities Prepared for the Disruption from Technology?

Advancements in technology could lead to big changes in zoning, planning, and employment. Find out the details within.

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December 27, 2018

10 Things You Can Do Right Now To Improve Your Risk Management

Here’s a list of things you can do to improve your risk management. The best part? Most of them are free!

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July 10, 2018

Introducing CPS HR Consulting

You have a new ally in the world of human resources. CPS HR Consulting has partnered with the CSD Pool to provide members with human resources services and training designed exclusively for public entities.

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July 10, 2018

Member Service Spotlight: HR Helpline

Whether your district has a full HR team, a single professional, or no human resources staff at all, the CSD Pool HR Helpline is an invaluable resource in learning to deal with your most important resource.

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October 16, 2017

Quit-Proof Your Team

Find yourself staying late because you’re down a person and work is piling up? Is your district constantly having to hire and rehire positions because people keep leaving? You’re not alone. Fortunately, there are things you can do to put a stop to it.

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July 17, 2017

Handling New Hires with Kid Gloves

While it is not uncommon to employ minor employees at special districts, many employers don’t know that certain hazardous job functions performed by minors are strictly prohibited under federal and state laws.

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July 17, 2017

A Quick Guide to Effective Interviewing

This is the second in a series of articles about how to build a strong and lasting team. This article will focus on effective interviewing strategies.

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April 7, 2017

Combating Turnover: The Ideal Candidate

This is the first in a series of articles about how to build a strong and lasting team by “hacking” your operations to foster better retention. Keeping your staff happy, recognized, and stable is an excellent way to not only improve your productivity but also to reduce your safety and operational risks going forward.

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October 10, 2016

Should Your Team Warm Up Before They Head Out?

Before every workout, big game, or match, athletes warm up or stretch to raise their heart rates and body temperature. This process makes them more alert and improves response times. If this works well for athletes, it may work well for you and your employees.

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July 14, 2015

Employee Use of District Equipment a Risky Proposition

Every district uses equipment which employees need to do their job, and this equipment is generally provided by the district. While a reasonable amount of personal use of district-owned equipment like computers or photocopiers is realistic, there are many types of equipment that pose serious problems if used outside the scope of an employee’s job responsibilities because they significantly increase the likelihood of a loss.

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