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convince your gm to introduce the capability framework

How to convince your General Manager to introduce the Capability Framework

By Nicola Vass 8th October 2018  |  Capability Framework, Government

Working in HR, you are typically the first to recognise the tangible benefits of implementing the Local Government Capability Framework. With that realisation can often come the task of convincing your General Manager (GM) and Executive Leadership Team (ELT) to allocate the necessary time and resources to put the framework in place. With a myriad…

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LGNSW Partnership Capability Framework

INS and LGNSW partner on the Local Government Capability Framework

By Nicola Vass 12th September 2018  |  Capability Framework, Government

Local Government NSW has engaged INS in a partnership to support councils to implement the Local Government Capability Framework. The Framework has been designed specifically for the Local Government sector and based on extensive consultation with councils across the state. It is a sophisticated framework that sets out the essential knowledge, skills and other attributes…

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Capability Framework and the LG Award

Does the Local Government Capability Framework affect the NSW LG Award 2017?

By Nicola Vass  |  Capability Framework, Government

Change in the workplace can often create confusion. New approaches in workforce management and the implementation of new systems can translate to big changes for HR personnel and the organisation as a whole. The introduction of the Local Government Capability Framework is no exception and accordingly, councils must understand that change takes time and effort.…

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using capability frameworks for performance management and performance development

3 ways Capability Frameworks can overcome performance management challenges

By Nicola Vass 8th August 2018  |  Capability Framework, Government

Public sector organisations are subject to exceptionally high rates of change in response to the ever-shifting sands of the political environment. Given the level of resilience and adaptability this requires from their workforce, public sector HR Directors and Managers have their work cut out for them when it comes to meeting the challenges of performance…

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Capability Implementation Roadmap. 1 Prepare. 2 Engage Staff. 3 Update Position Descriptions. 4 Integrate into workforce processes

Four step roadmap to implement the LGNSW Capability Framework

By Nicola Vass 18th April 2018  |  Capability Framework, Government

Capability Frameworks provide a common foundation for you to improve and integrate your recruitment, role definition, performance development, and workforce planning processes. Local Government NSW’s (LGNSW) Capability Framework is rising in popularity as a means for local councils to achieve their workforce development goals. We understand that this golden future can be difficult to achieve. Through…

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Public Sector Capability Framework: the top 4 risks caused by a rushed foundation

By Nicola Vass 3rd March 2018  |  Capability Framework, Government

We’ve all been here before. Yet another legislative change that requires reform or new adjustments. We usually implement reforms because we have to or are forced to adapt, but the most appropriate and satisfying time to implement any change is when we can clearly see the benefits. Change is not easy, but when implemented correctly,…

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Top 3 benefits your council can achieve from implementing the NSW Local Government Capability Framework

By Nicola Vass 15th February 2018  |  Capability Framework, Government

You may have heard about the new NSW Local Government Capability Framework, developed with involvement from both elected and employee local government representatives across the state and approved by the LGNSW Board in August 2017.

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Why the Capability Framework will be the recruitment tool to transform government service

1st December 2015  |  Capability Framework, Government

Capabilities are ?the knowledge, skills and abilities that public sector employees must demonstrate to perform their roles effectively?.

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