A massive 55% of the Australian public sector professionals agree that talent attraction and retention is their single biggest challenge. With workplace culture becoming increasingly important, the public sector needs to step up its game to appeal to fresh talent and grab them before the private sector can. We polled over 300 APS professionals to uncover their workforce pain points and priorities. Check out the findings - plus a few strategies to help you on your way - in our newest infographic.
Digital transformation and innovation have exploded our world into a fast-paced, technological environment that is constantly changing and evolving. Unfortunately, the skills in the current workforce – mainly the public sector, that are required to use digitization to best deliver services have been lagging significantly behind. Read on to find out how 3 organizations have put strategies and initiatives in place to combat the digital skills shortage, demonstrating that overcoming this challenge requires a multifaceted approach focused on education, workforce development, and policy reform.
Imposter syndrome in female leaders is not just about personal struggle; it holds broader implications for organizational dynamics and gender equality in the workplace and can potentially stifle the progression of other women within the organization. Understanding and addressing this syndrome is there for crucial, not only for the well-being and success of individual leaders but also for fostering a more inclusive and equitable professional environment and importantly, creating a ripple effect that encourages more women to step into leadership roles.
Why are there so few female leaders compared to their male counterparts? One factor could be that women have a fear of being authentic - of asserting their boundaries, values, beliefs and leadership styles. This reservation is due to a history of women confronting challenges such as gender stereotypes, discrimination, and the balancing act between their professional and personal lives. Yet authenticity in leadership, especially for women, is not just a personal asset but a transformative force within organizations and societies and staying true to oneself is not just about personal integrity; it's a strategic imperative. Read on to discover …
The "Building a Collaborative Leadership Culture" panel discussion centers on the pivotal role of collaboration and teamwork in effective leadership within local government organizations. The session deeply explores the significance of fostering a collaborative culture as a cornerstone for successful leadership practices. Panelists will share strategic insights and actionable strategies aimed at cultivating an environment conducive to collaboration within government entities. Moreover, the discussion delves into the essence of connectivity and its implications for the future workforce, examining emerging opportunities in this realm. Attendees can expect to gain valuable perspectives on nurturing a collaborative leadership culture, vital for driving innovation, …
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