Division of Personnel Management

​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Division of Personnel Management (DPM) provides leadership and support to other state agencies in human resources management. DPM oversees the state civil service system, manages employment relations, develops and maintains the state classification and compensation systems, and leads the state's affirmative action and equal opportunity employment programs. Our ultimate goal is to ensure state government is equipped with a talented and diverse workforce to provide the best possible service to the public.

COVID-19 Information

Information for state employees in preparation for COVID-19 is no​w available​.

Job Seekers

Interested in State employment but don't know where to start?  The State of Wisconsin has much to offer our workforce and as the State's central HR office, we have lots of information to share.  Click here to begin.

Compensation Plan

The 2019-2021 State of Wisconsin Compensation Plan is now available.  The Joint Committee on Employment Relations approved the Comp Plan on December 18, 2019.  Negotiated contracts for Trades were also approved.  ​

News to Know​​

September 18, 2020: Well Wisconsin is offering workplace flu shot clinics*. Because a quick needle stick now is better than a nasty illness later. Flu shots are free and voluntary for all site employees [and spouses] who are enrolled in the State of Wisconsin Group Insurance Program.

*Preregistration is required. No cash payments or insurance payments accepted. To register for your flu shot appointment, go to https://login.registermytime.com//tw/wellwi.

September 9, 2020: The Division of Personnel Management is now accepting nominations for the 37th Annual Virginia Hart Awards! Deadline for nominations is October 2, 2020. ​​​​​​

March 11, 2020: Information for state employees in preparation for COVID-19 is no​w available​.

 November 8, 2019: The Division of Personnel Management has submitted the proposed 2019-21 State of Wisconsin Compensation Plan and the tentative agreements for Trades and WLEA to the Joint Committee on Employment Relations. Click here for mor​e info​rmation.​​​​

​May 6, 2019:  The STAR Human Resource System has a new Fluid Interface!  Fluid replaces the previous menu-driven style and provides a more intuitive and modern interface.  See the Fluid Employee Self Service Quick Start Guide and Introduction Video for more information.

September 17, 2018:  Applications are now available for the Enterprise Management Development Academy (EMDA).  Learn more....​​

August 1, 2018:  Updated Administrative Rules for ER and ER-MRS


The State of Wisconsin's first report reviewing impact on recruitment and hiring following the 2015 Act 150 is now available here or on the Statistics/Data/Reports page under Public Resources.