March 03, 2020

Promoting vs. Describing Jobs: Competing for Public Sector Talent

Hiring in the public sector today is becoming increasingly difficult, as high retirement numbers are causing jobs to open up a rate the public sector can’t keep up with and the near-record low unemployment rate making competition for talent tough. One way to lessen the current talent gap is to grab job seeker attention through engaging job promotions.

February 26, 2020

What Do Public Sector HR Professionals Ask in Job Interviews?

The public sector is struggling to recruit effectively throughout the entire application and candidate selection process. One area that can easily be improved is the interview. At our CONNECT user conference, we asked hundreds of public sector HR professionals to share their favorite interview questions they use to gain better insights into candidates and determine whether someone is the right fit for the position.

We compiled some of the best ones into a list of 99 Questions to Ask Public Sector Candidates. Here are some of them:

February 19, 2020

5 Ways to Break Through Recruiting Roadblocks & Decrease Time-to-Hire

January 31, 2020

Microlearning: Leverage Bite-Sized Courses to Improve Training

According to Gartner, “Approaches to learning are stubbornly stuck in the past — too episodic, too rigid, too slow, too expensive and out of sync with today’s needs.” Microlearning aims to solve this by reducing the length of individual employee training courses and the volume of content communicated in each lesson. Information is presented in more digestible pieces so it can be learned more quickly and accurately, with greater expected retention.

January 31, 2020

New Hire Success: What’s Your Onboard Health Check Score?

January 30, 2020

How to Add Convenience and Hire Faster with Electronic Offer Letters

January 29, 2020

The Role of HR Goes Beyond Talent Management When We Get Buy-In

This blog post is part of an ongoing series where HR leaders outside of NEOGOV share their opinions on overcoming the challenges facing today’s public sector HR professionals.

December 16, 2019

Happy Holidays from NEOGOV

EL SEGUNDO, CA - This holiday season, we decided to create a video to spread some NEOGOV cheer! The video gives you a quick, behind-the-scenes look at the our team as they get in the holiday spirit. Check it out to see the team members who create your software and support your agencies throughout the year. Happy Holidays from the NEOGOV family!

October 23, 2019

CONNECTing with HR Peers: A Recap of CONNECT 2019 User Conference

As the sun rose on the Mirage Conference Center in Las Vegas on Tuesday, October 8th, the NEOGOV team was excitedly anticipating the start of the CONNECT 2019 User Conference. The registration bags were all packed, filled with goodies like a Yeti water bottle with the NEOGOV logo and a colorfully designed agenda jam-packed with both valuable sessions and fun events. The team was prepared for the kickoff of CONNECT, a user conference designed to bring public sector HR professionals together to learn about NEOGOV products and enhancements, interact with their peers, and gain insight into the state of public sector hiring.

July 29, 2019

The Clock's Ticking on California's New Sexual Harassment Training Requirements

With the end of 2019 approaching fast, it’s time for employers to take steps to comply with California’s substantially expanded sexual harassment training requirements.

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