The Innovating Public Sector Recruitment conference will bring together pockets of best-practice from across the APS to stimulate discussion and innovative thinking.
Hear key insights on key issues
- Engaging & attracting the correct candidate
- Streamlining processes within APS realities
- Embedding diversity into your recruitment practice
- Enhancing the prospective employee journey
Federal and State Departments & Agencies, Local Government Departments and Universities with titles of:
- Recruitment Strategy
- Talent Acquisition
- Human Resources
Attend to learn:
- Engage & attract the correct candidate
- Streamline processes within APS realities
- Embed diversity into your recruitment practice
NSW Department of Family & Community Services
Lorraine is the Director, Talent & Performance Partners at NSW Department of Family & Community Services (FACS) – a NSW government organisation that is highly diverse, large complex and undergoing unprecedented reform and restructure. Lorraine is an organisational development and performance specialist who has led and enabled multiple organisational redesigns, workforce performance improvement and capability builds, and HR functional transformations in various public sector organisations such as NSW Treasury, Workers Compensation Commission and NSW Attorney Generals Department. She has a professional interest in the workforce impacts of an increasingly complex environment, technological advancement and what that means for workforce capability, agility and leadership. Currently, Lorraine’s portfolio in FACS includes Recruitment, HR Advisory, Business Partners, and HR services transformation. She is transforming the way Human Resources services the business, including moving from recruitment to a talent advisory function ready for the future.
Australian Taxation Office
Claire Planinsek is a senior Talent Acquisition leader that is focused on delivering efficiencies and improved business outcomes. Throughout her career, she has become proficient in establishing or transforming recruitment functions, designing talent acquisition strategies, building long standing client relationships and effective vendor partnerships.
Claire has worked in-house or onsite at brands such as Johnson and Johnson, Macquarie Bank, Hudson Global Resources, Melbourne Commonwealth Games and Department of Human Services.
After moving home to Melbourne from Sydney in 2017, she joined Australia Post to oversee the volume recruitment team, which is comprised of five teams across the areas of retail, transport, delivery, peak period and internal recruitment. The teams comprise of 30-50 recruiters who manage approximately 8000 hires per annum.
In her spare time, Claire enjoys Melbourne’s cosmopolitan lifestyle, playing tennis and mastering making delicious cocktails!
Department of Finance
Cassie is currently the Senior People Advisor for Department of Finance. In this role and in previous roles in Commonwealth government departments she has achieved a track record of transforming HR to better support and drive business outcomes.
Cassie is acutely aware of the changing nature of work, trends and the evolving environment in which organisations need to operate. It is her skills and experience combined with her passion for improving organisational capability, and the way in which we work, that makes Cassie an exemplary leader in the HR field.
The changing nature of work and the opportunities that are presenting themselves fuel Cassie’s desire to actively pursue and embrace new ways of working. The workplace paradigm is shifting in a way that requires new skills, better job design and different ways of networking and engaging with people. Cassie’s skills and experience mean that she has the ability to achieve and lead these changes within organisations.
What People Are Saying
“I want the best and brightest people to aspire to work for some or all of their careers in the Australian Public Service. To do this we need to think carefully about the employment brand we project. This includes thinking about what distinguishes the APS from other organisations.”Australian Public Service Commissioner, August 2015
Date: 27 Oct 2015 By: Jessica Farrelly
“The average Australian worker would not recommend their workplace to others, is disinclined to do any more work than what’s expected, and is probably on the hunt for another job.” That’s according to a survey of over 3,000 workers carried out by Engaged Marketing earlier this year. Only 20% of respondents were classed as ‘promoters’ …
Date: 15 Sep 2015 By: Naomi Simson
When you visit your favourite ice cream or gelato shop, do you go for vanilla over all of the other exciting and varied flavours? My favourite is usually salted caramel if I am really feeling like a treat…(although I am not sure any sugar is a good idea while I am trying to get …
Date: 31 Aug 2015 By: Nicole Allingham
Engagement isn’t about bowls of fruit and open bars, although an open bar at work on a Friday afternoon would be nice! Engagement is about understanding what gets each of your team members out of bed in the morning, wanting to join you in the office and do an awesome day’s work. It takes authenticity …
Date: 31 Aug 2015 By: Jason Orchard
The ATO recognises the importance of a workforce that reflects the diversity of the Australian community. We are located in every capital city and some regional centres. Our work is diverse and all our employees are expected to uphold the Australian Public Service values of respect to all people, including their rights and heritage. My …