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The Public Manager is an independent magazine that brings forth real stories of unstoppable innovation in U.S. government. Learn how peers on the federal, state, and local levels get human capital matters right. Cut through the red tape and bureaucracy with proven best practices. And get a monthly dose of talent development inspiration from ATD, the world’s largest association for talent development. Issues are delivered monthly in digital format.
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Employee performance management is moving away from the typical annual appraisal and toward a more informal continuous conversation.
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Catch up on news you may have missed that affects public sector employees and leaders.
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