Public Safety Communications Staffing and Employee Retention, Freehold, NJ, #46458
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Nov 14, 2017 - Nov 14, 2017
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In 2009, the Next Generation of APCO Project RETAINS announced that research had proven turnover rates for Comm Centers in the US were at 19%. That was an increase of 3% since 2005 and still reflected a higher turnover rate than the teaching and nursing industries - both highly publicized staffing crises.

It is common knowledge that the public safety communications industry has suffered from an inability to effectively recruit and maintain employees. This in turn has required Comm Centers across the country to invest millions of dollars in a vicious cycle of continuous recruitment, training new hires and overtime that merely addresses the symptoms of this issue and not the core problem.

Designed to provide guidance and information to Comm Center employees at every level, this course provides over 300 tips, guidelines and effective practices on subjects ranging from creating effective shift schedules to candidate recruitment and from maintaining staff to employee recognition.

Perfect for a one day Pre-Conference or Post-Conference Course

Tuition:
$199 Live Course
$249 Institute Online
(includes $50 Distance Learning Fee)
Member Discount $20
Late Fee $25

Duration:
Classroom: 1 day
Online (web): 3 weeks

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Course is taught in the classroom, or in the Institute Online. Tuition does not include travel, lodging, meals, or other costs. Web class registration does not include web access fees or other local internet/web-related costs. Certification fees are included in tuition. Students receive a comprehensive course manual. Successful students will earn APCO Institute International Certification.
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