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Webinar: State and Local Government Employees – Morale, Public Service Motivation, Financial Concerns, and Retention

New MissionSquare Research Institute Survey Finds Many Public Service Employees Worry About Inflation Job Satisfaction and Retirement Benefits are Key Factors in Attracting Public Service Workers Nearly two in three public service workers (64%) are worried about inflation and their ability to keep up with the current cost of living. Additionally, 58% worry about inflation […]

Webinar: Innovations in Public Sector Workforce and Human Resources Practices

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, public health faced many workforce challenges, including retention, recruitment, inclusion and belonging, and more. As state and local government job opening and quit rates remain higher than any rates in the past 20 years, innovative solutions are needed to keep talent, attract a new workforce, and change the system to […]

Webinar: Examining the Financial Wellbeing of the U.S. Public Service Workforce

A new report from MissionSquare Research Institute provides a benchmark analysis of the financial health of the state and local workforce. The report comes as state and local governments face challenges in attracting and retaining public service employees, and against the backdrop of continued economic uncertainty and related strains on family budgets. The research, "Examining […]