Anyone involved in delivering social services and benefits in today's environment faces greater challenges than ever before.
You are fraught with massive case overload, accommodating new compliance regulations, expanding day to day programs, and growing populations. And, if this is not challenging enough, Program Integrity is under attack with a significant increase in persons who are abusing or defrauding the system. In essence, you have to do significantly more, with less while many are trying to take what you have.
The recession’s impact on state and local government remains challenging, but governments are seizing the opportunity to aggressively explore new ways to maximize revenue collection. GOVERNING’s 2012 State and Local Government Debt Collections Survey examines how governments across the nation are looking to their delinquent debt collection programs to increase revenue.
The public sector is a great place to work even though it can’t always compete with the pay and benefits offered in the private sector. But how are state and local governments getting this message across to those who could be the next generation of great government employees? And once this talent is on board, how are they being kept motivated and interested in public service?
$35.7 billion. That’s what government agencies spend every year to support antiquated, cumbersome, and expensive legacy systems. And it gets worse: that figure represents half of their total IT budgets, which is a staggering commitment. According to a research report from the Center for Digital Government, nearly 50% of systems are in need of modernization, since many are 20 to 30 years old. In today’s budget-constrained world, do we have to just accept this lackluster performance?
Join as we discuss the results from the 2012 Managing Absenteeism in State and Local Government survey conducted by GOVERNING Research. We’ll explore how absenteeism impacts your budget and operations. We’ll also share examples from public sector organizations who have assessed absence management gaps and are executing strategies to solve the problem.
Even with a limited budget, you can train your employees and provide professional development programs. This webinar will showcase how other government agencies are offering instant and affordable training for their staffs. Whether it’s ramping up new employees, helping workers learn new applications, or ensuring that online users are staying engaged, this webinar will share solutions you can put to use right away.