Management & Labor

HR Directors Get a Personnel Downgrade

Even though states spend more on payroll than anything else, many governors no longer look to human resources for advice on their workforce.

The City as Consultant

Most cities already freely share ideas with others, but some are starting to sell their best practices to other local governments.

5 of the Most Misunderstood Terms in Government

Government managers all appear to be speaking English, but the same words and phrases often have multiple, contradictory meanings.

In Cities and Suburbs, Nearby Jobs Are Harder to Find

For most Americans, especially the poor and minorities, the number of jobs near home is declining.

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