Partnering for Success Webinar February 22nd

  • Author | Heather Hughes
  • 2/9/2023 7:35 am

Public Entity Partners’ Partnering for Success Webinar Series will continue on February 22 with “Professional and Proven Hiring Practices,” presented by John Grubbs, MPS, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, UT, human resources consultant with UT Municipal Technical Advisory Services (MTAS).


Professional hiring practices are critical for reducing your exposure to employment practices liability. This webinar will highlight several key points in professional hiring practices, including:

  • Impartiality
  • The importance of following personnel policies
  • Non-discrimination
  • Performing background checks/reference checks
  • Post-offer drug testing for safety-sensitive employees only 

Human resources accounts for a large percentage of municipal budgets, underscoring the importance of managing city workers’ performances wisely. As a human resources consultant for MTAS, John Grubbs helps cities stay up to date on laws and regulations, and also develops job descriptions, selection processes, employee performance evaluations, and personnel rules and regulations.


To register for this webinar, please CLICK HERE . For more information on this webinar or the Partnering for Success Webinar Series, please contact Heather Hughes at