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10 “Must-See” Knowledge Network Resources


This blog post will help keep you in the know about what’s available from the Knowledge Network.  I have compiled a list of 10 can’t-miss resources that were recently added:

  1. This post from the Sustainable Communities’ blog outlines how to effectively complete a cost-benefit analysis to determine if an incentive program is beneficial for your community.
  2. To follow the latest in leadership best practices, subscribe to the Leadership {RE}Imagined blog. This blog recently described how local government leaders can benefit from leadership training and how you can protect your community from getting cyber hacked.
  3. Another blog you should check out is the Government Affairs & Public Policy blog, which outlines all you need to know about public policy, legal issues, and contracts.
  4. The ICMA eBook Series, Leadership in Local Government, Part 2: Leading and Managing Others in Local Government, was just added to the Knowledge Network.  Each e-book is a compilation of articles from ICMA’s PM Magazine.
  5. Last week was National Save for Retirement Week, and this post describes 7 ways to start saving for retirement.
  6. NACA writes how Franklin County, Ohio, gets a tax boost from the arrival of three new Amazon data and distribution centers.  In another piece, NACA outlines some great career development opportunities.
  7. Alliance for Innovation released a new report: The Next Big Things: The Next 20 Years in Local Government.
  8. Police-community relations has received unprecedented national focus lately.  This article summarizes the panel discussion on this topic at ICMA Annual Conference 2015.
  9. Another hot topic is paid parental leave, and this blog post offers numerous resources on the topic.
  10. In this issue of Career Compass (No. 45), Dr. Benest discusses why city managers can benefit from career coaches

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What Knowledge Network resource have you benefited from recently, and what resources would you like to see in the Knowledge Network that you didn’t find? Share your comments below.

Douglas Shontz

Knowledge Network Intern