Thursday, January 23, 2020

PS NEWS

New judges create benchmark

Attorney-General, David Parker has announced the appointment of 21 new District Court judges to help manage the court’s growing workload. The judges include replacements for...

WORLD PS NEWS

UNITED KINGDOM: Row over ‘weirdo’ recruitment plan

UNITED KINGDOM The row over a controversial United Kingdom Public Service ‘recruiting blog’ continues with leading Whitehall figures, including a former Cabinet Secretary, a former Civil...

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

Supply and demand: The skills employers will need most in 2020

Deanna (Lazzaroni) Pate* says whatever your goals are for 2020, there are certain skills that are worth learning to help you stand out at work.   What...

MANAGEMENT MATTERS

In the moment: How moments boost the employee experience

Jen Jackson* says throughout the public sector, future-focused organisations are shifting focus from culture and engagement to the employee experience.   Increasingly, culture and engagement, along with...

FINANCE & SUPERANNUATION

A new beginning: The important new year money moves

Holly Johnson* says financial advisers recommend seven important money moves to take as we start a new year.   It’s easy to think you’ll get your finances together...

TECH TALK

Power games: How Iranian hackers are testing the US electricity grid

Andy Greenberg* says a state-sponsored group known as Magnallium has been probing US utilities for the past year.   In the wake of the US assassination of Iranian...

WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP

Unconscious coupling: Why implicit bias training doesn’t work

Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic* says behaviours, not thoughts, should be the target of diversity and inclusion interventions.   Photo: AndreyPopov More and more organisations are introducing implicit bias training. These HR-sponsored courses...

DINING

Christmas Bakes

By Christine Salins. www.foodwinetravel.com.au Baking and desserts, lovely fresh produce and plant-based dishes feature prominently in a feast of cookbooks that are perfect for Christmas gift...

TRAVEL

‘Cultural cacophony’ of Sydney Festival activities

By Rama Gaind. Sydney Harbour hosts the annual ocean extravaganza Ferrython, one of Australia’s most popular and iconic events on 26 January. January is a month when...

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