7/24/2015: Acclaimed Washington program gives veterans ‘edge’ in job market
Washington is getting national attention for a program that helps military veterans land civilian jobs. NW Edge, a public-private partnership spearheaded by the state Office of Financial Management and the U.S. Army Reserve Corp, was recognized July 22 by the National Association of State Personnel Executives, which held its annual meeting this week in Seattle. NW Edge received the association’s Eugene H. Rooney, Jr. award, which trumpets innovative state human resources programs.
Read more in the news release.
6/2/2015: Gov. Inslee honors 2015 Governor’s Leadership in Management Award winners
Gov. Jay Inslee today honored 20 state agency managers who have demonstrated outstanding leadership. The 2014 Governor’s Award for Leadership in Management recipients were honored at an awards luncheon at the Executive Residence.
This year’s recipients were recognized for a wide range of accomplishments, including work to cut duplicative processes, respond to natural disasters and save taxpayer dollars.
Read more about the awards
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5/26/2015: Extra Mile Awards
The Extra Mile Award is designed for Washington state citizens and employees to nominate state employees, either individual or groups, who surpass expectations for exemplary public service. The 2015 Extra Mile Award was given to six individuals and four teams of state employees. In addition, five individuals were honored with the 2015 Leadership Award for showing exemplary leadership.
Read more about the award recipients.
3/30/2015: Extra Mile Award nominations are due April 17, 2015.
Each year, the Extra Mile Award is given to individuals or groups of state employees who surpass expectations for exemplary public service. A second award, the Leadership Award, is given to individuals at all levels of management who show exemplary leadership, such as inspiration, vision, integrity and commitment to service.
Nomination forms for either award may be downloaded from www.sos.wa.gov/psrw
Read more information about the awards and how to nominate.
3/16/2015: State HR, in collaboration with the Office of the Chief Information Officer, has initiated a class study for statewide IT classifications.
More information can be found on the website at: Class Study: Information Technology (IT) Classifications.
1/6/2015: Nominate a state employee for the 2015 Governor's Award for Leadership Management
Gov. Inslee has opened the nomination process for the Governor’s Awards for Leadership in Management for 2015. You can nominate a manager in your state organization that demonstrated extraordinary leadership through performance results in 2015. Nominations must be signed by the agency director. Nominations close March 9, 2015.