These factsheets provide an overview of state personnel trends and processes identified as part of Grading the States 2008, the Pew Center on the States’ 50-state report card on state government management. To assess state performance in the People category, the Government Performance Project team examined how well a state manages its employees. Among many other factors, the team of management experts reviewed how state human resource systems go about hiring, retaining, developing and rewarding high performing employees. For full grading criteria, additional data reports, and a variety of promising new practices in recruitment strategies and leadership development identified during the course of the study, read the full report, People Forward: Human Capital Trends and Innovations.
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