Effective HR Policies and Procedures for the 'New Normal'

Includes a Live Event on 09/10/2020 at 1:00 PM (EDT)

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has forced virtually every local government in the country to drastically alter their normal HR policies, procedures, and processes, and the recent upsurge of cases suggests that these changes may need to remain in place for the indefinite future. On the bright side, the past few months have given us a much better idea of which of these changes have been the most useful, and how they can be most effectively implemented.

In this webinar, you'll join human resources experts Carol Granfield, ICMA-CM and Sandy Stapczynski as they discuss the innovative ways local governments have modified their organizational policies and practices in the wake of the pandemic, and share examples that you can apply to your own workplace. They will cover:

  • Modifications to employee hiring and departure procedures
  • Model telework policies
  • How to evaluate your staff's performance remotely

Practices Areas: [4] Staff Effectiveness; [8] Policy Facilitation and Implementation; [13] Human Resources Management and Workforce Engagement

In recognition of the hard work and selfless service of the local government community during these uniquely challenging times, we are offering a discount on webinar registration rates. Enter the code PSAD2020 during checkout to get $50 off the price of this webinar.

Carol M. Granfield, ICMA-CM

Principal Consultant, Municipal Resources, Inc.

Carol M. Granfield, ICMA-CM , is principal consultant for Municipal Resources, Inc. She has 38 years of public sector management experience and seven years private sector experience. Carol has served in town administrator/manager positions in New England and also as director of administration in Herndon, Virginia, and personnel director in Fairfax, Virginia.

Carol’s expertise in human resources and labor relations includes the establishment of personnel policies, organizational studies, wage, classification and benefit studies and union negotiations.

Carol is co-author of the newly released ICMA e-book, "Performance Appraisal Fundamentals: A Quick Guide to Fair, Consistent, and Useful Performance Appraisals."

Aleksandra (Sandy) Stapczynski

Founder and President, Human Resources Services, Inc.

Aleksandra (Sandy) Stapczynski, is founder and president of Human Resources Services, Inc. (HRS), a small woman-owned business located in the greater Boston area. HRS is a major provider of HR Consulting Services, particularly pay/classification/performance, to local governments in Massachusetts.

With nearly 30 years of experience providing technical assistance to local governments in key areas of human resource management, she and her associates provide consultancy services to hundreds of New England cities, towns, school districts, counties, regional agencies, and state agencies. Sandy is co-author of the newly released ICMA e-book, Performance Appraisal Fundamentals: A Quick Guide to Fair, Consistent, and Useful Performance Appraisals. She is a contributor to ICMA’s Human Resource Management in Local Government: An Essential Guide (1st, 2nd, 3rdEditions) and has also authored an ICMA IQ Management Report on Staffing and Utilization Studies.

She has served as adjunct professor and guest speaker at colleges/universities in the Boston area. She holds a master’s degree in public administration from the Sawyer Business School, Suffolk University, Boston, and a bachelor’s degree in government from Suffolk University.

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09/10/2020 at 1:00 PM (EDT)   |  90 minutes
09/10/2020 at 1:00 PM (EDT)   |  90 minutes
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1.50 ICMA CE credits  |  Certificate available
1.50 ICMA CE credits  |  Certificate available