The International Personnel Management Association for Human Resources
As a leading organization of human resources in the public sector, the International Personnel Management Association for Human Resources (IPMA-HR) represents the interest of HR professionals. The organization strives to promote a high level of excellence for managers of HR departments.
Founded in 1906, IPMA-HR offers valuable resources to the HR industry that include education, policies, jobs, news, and opportunities for professional development. With more than 40 chapters, IPMA-HR helps develop and foster effective policies and practices regarding the management of human resources in the public sector. There are over 1,100 agencies that are represented by the International Personnel Management Association for Human Resources and over 9,000 members.
International Personnel Management Association for Human Resources Benefits
Every member has access to a variety of benefits that include research resources, self-development channels, and a peer-to-peer network worldwide. Every member receives a variety of publications including an email newsletter, monthly magazine, and quarterly journal. Members have continuous online access to tools, networking, resources, news, discussion groups, legislative updates, and more.
The International Personnel Management Association for Human Resources is a successful advocate for HR managers in Washington, DC. The organization communicates directly with Congress concerning essential legislation involving the field of HR. They have let their voice be heard on the Medical Leave Act, the Fair Labor Standard Act, and regulations concerning the workplace.
Members have access to the job-posting service that lists highly skilled managers. Membership also includes exclusive discounts on all of the promotion and hiring exams offered by the International Personnel Management Association for Human Resources. These are exams on a variety of positions including clerical, dispatcher, correctional, police and fire.
Agency, Individual and Student Memberships
Becoming a member is easy. The International Personnel Management Association for Human Resources offers memberships for agencies, individuals, and students. Agencies include school districts, special districts, and government agencies at the local, state and federal level. International agencies are also accepted along with associates that are typically independent consulting companies, in the private and for-profit sectors.
Individual membership is available for agency employees. They must currently hold a position in public HR, and be unemployed and seeking work in the HR field. Additionally, membership is available at the individual level for consultants.
Students are encouraged to become members. Membership enrollment is open to any full-time undergraduate or graduate student actively participating in an internship involving formal public service.
With the literally hundreds of available IPMA-HR chapters at the local level, any individual involved in the HR field should consider becoming a member.
1617 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: (703) 549-7100
Fax: (703) 684-0948
For more information about the International Personnel Management Association for Human Resource, please visit the website at ipma-hr.org.