How Can Local Government Become an Employer of Choice for Technical Professionals? Lessons and Experiences From the City of Phoenix

Gerald Lan, N. Joseph Cayer, Lera Riley

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Abstract

Using lessons and experiences from the city of Phoenix in information technology professional recruitment and retention, this article argues that in spite of public-sector constraints, local governments can and should become an employer of choice for technical professionals in this age of rapid change and technological progress. The article concludes that those who think and act strategically will more likely be the winners in the next technological rally.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)225-242
Number of pages18
JournalReview of Public Personnel Administration
Volume25
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 2005

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Keywords

  • employer of choice
  • human resource management
  • IT professionals
  • local government
  • public personnel

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  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management

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How Can Local Government Become an Employer of Choice for Technical Professionals? Lessons and Experiences From the City of Phoenix. / Lan, Gerald; Cayer, N. Joseph; Riley, Lera.

In: Review of Public Personnel Administration, Vol. 25, No. 3, 2005, p. 225-242.

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