2017 Grads: Start Your Career in your Own Backyard

With unemployment rates near all-time lows, prospects for graduates this year are looking good–especially in city and county governments. The Center for State and Local Government Excellence’s Local Government Workforce of Tomorrow report predicts, “Local governments will face significant challenges in attracting and retaining talent in the years ahead as retiring baby boomers are replaced by a…  Read More…

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Professional Management Drives #LocalGov Efficiency & Effectiveness

Professional local government management—through which elected officials hire a highly trained, nonpolitical chief executive to oversee the day-to-day operations of a community—makes a significant difference in that jurisdiction’s creditworthiness, efficiency, and ability to build community, according to a recent review conducted by ICMA, the International City/County Management Association. ` A review of Moody’s Aaa-rated local…  Read More…

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