Category Archives: Human Resources

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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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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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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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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Ask the Experts: Waivers

An injury is not compensable if it occurs as a result of an employee’s participation in a voluntary recreational activity or program, regardless of whether the employer promoted, sponsored, or supported the recreational activity or program.

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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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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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Introducing i2i Workforce: Bring the Brilliance with our new HR Consulting Partnership

i2i specializes in all aspects of the practice of human resources, including retention, development, training, and recruiting.

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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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Are you Traveling Bare? UPDATED

There are many reasons why a special district might send employees abroad or out of state on business. It is important that members notify the Pool of the travel prior to making the arrangements. Many districts are not aware that employees traveling on district business internationally may not be covered for workers’ compensation if the destination is on Pool’s insurance carrier’s restricted list.

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