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
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.
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.
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 Group to oversee the volume recruitment team, and more recently became the Head of Talent Acquisition and Careers for the Australia Post Group. The teams comprise of 90 recruiters and specialists who manage approximately 11000 hires per annum.
In her spare time, Claire enjoys Melbourne’s cosmopolitan lifestyle, playing tennis and mastering making delicious cocktails!
Australian Electoral Commission
Hamza is currently the Recruitment Manager at the Australian Electoral Commission. Hamza is a passionate Human Resource generalist with experience across the HR lifecycle. He has seven years of experience in recruitment, workforce planning, learning and development, policy development, change management, coaching and capability development. Hamza has worked full time in the Human Resources industry since 2010 in a variety of industries across Retail, Education, Information Technology and Government.
Beyond Hamza’s education and work experience, he is a diversity advocate who also volunteers within community and youth development sector. He is a frequent contributor to public discussions on community, youth and diversity issues and serves on boards and committees for government and non-government sector. Hamza work has been recognised through awards from various Government bodies and community organisations including 2014 Citizen of the year, 2015 Community Hero and Australian Defence Force 2012 & 2013 Long Tan Leadership and Teamwork Award.
THE EVOLUTION OF A RECRUITMENT & TALENT MANAGEMENT LEADER
Across APAC, Hudson connects, advises, and supports organisations and their employees, all for mutual success. Our specialised recruitment and Talent Management solutions help to find great people and then turn them into great performers – adding value and increasing productivity at every stage of the employment lifecycle.
Clients large and small rely on us for a complete range of human capital needs: from attracting and selecting one-of-a-kind candidates, to integrating and managing entire recruitment processes, improving employee performance, developing future leaders, and managing redeployment and outplacement programs.
Finding the right approach means we have to know each and every client’s business, understand their issues and determine actionable steps that work in their environment. What’s more, we treat each client, candidate, and contractor with the attention and respect they deserve, as befits our corporate values: integrity, respect, collaboration, empowerment and responsibility.
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 …