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Workforce Resource Center


The following resources contain helpful information about the public health workforce for local health departments (LHDs).

Workforce Resource Center
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The NACCHO Careers website offers resources for individuals who are building a career in public health, particularly at the local level. The NACCHO Career Network (NCN) provides a space where employers and job seekers may connect through position and resume postings, as well as application management tools. More »

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NACCHO has developed a robust how-to guide for undertaking the strategic planning process. Aligned with PHAB's strategic planning requirements, this guide offers step-by-step instructions, important considerations, and modifiable tools and templates for use in any type of LHD. 

A NACCHO webinar featured the guide in May of 2012. Click here to watch a free archived recording of the webinar, click here to download the slides, and find answers to questions here. More »

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NACCHO has released the 2015 Forces of Change survey containing new findings on the forces that affect change in our nation's LHDs. Results show that LHD leaders believe that skills embodied in the core competencies are important for their professional public health staff. LHDs leaders rated ensuring that programs are managed within budget constraints and communicating ideas and information in a way that different audiences can understand most highly. On the other hand, influencing policy development was rated as less important. Other results from the survey show that LHDs face challenges and opportunities as the public health and clinical care environments evolve. Click on "More" to view an infographic of the findings and to learn about additional results. More »