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The Public Sector: A Shift in Focus

It’s now May and this year has seen a shift in focus from the announcement of new policies and direction. What does this mean for contractors?

contracting
Lisa Johnston
Policy Buzz
Public Sector 2019
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2019: The Year of Delivery

2019 is certainly shaping up to be a year of activity (and possibly even delivery) – you can’t walk into a government department without tripping over a review. Environment, education, health, welfare, justice – every subject matter and policy discipline looks like it’s getting a once-over. Tight time frames to get findings in front of Ministers and Cabinet are a common theme, meaning a fast-moving contract market.

Policy Buzz
Public Sector 2019

The Public Sector: 2018 in Review

Have you been too focused on the upcoming few weeks off filled with barbeques to recall what’s gone on this year? Here’s a quick recap of the big issues in public sector this year.



2018 Review
Policy Buzz
public sector

Wellbeing Framework – What is it? Who owns it? How does it affect me?


Wellbeing Framework – What is it? Who owns it? How does it affect me? Everyone wants it and everyone wants someone who can lead it. 

Lisa Johnston
Policy Buzz
public sector
Wellbeing Framework

Diversity: What is it and why is everyone talking about it?

Saying you want diversity within your team is all well and good but when it comes down to it, what does that actually mean and is our public sector really that diverse?

diversity
Policy Buzz
Workforce Diversity

Policy Buzz: State Sector and Crown Entities Reform Bill - Is the Wheel Being Reinvented?

State Sector and Crown Entities Reform Bill - Is it lip service or good service? Is the wheel being reinvented? Sure, it makes a lot of sense for agencies to collaborate and work toward shared policy goals, but how easy is it really in this current frame work? And do you think this Reform Bill will make any difference?

Policy Buzz

Lifting the Public Servant Cap and Its Effects on Wellington Contractors

Contractors in Wellington have begun to ask questions as to how this change will affect their opportunities. Find out what our Associate Director and Contracting Specialist Heather Haines thinks. 

contracting
government service
public sector

Hiring in a Candidate Driven Market: What Hiring Managers Need to Know

In a tight market, filling a vacancy is almost never easy. Here are 5 critical points every hiring manager needs to know when hiring in a candidate driven market. 


Candidate Experience
Hiring Managers
Hiring Process
recruitment