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Transport for NSW: Managing staff in a major restructure across multiple public sector agencies

By Nicola Vass 12th June 2018  |  Government, Workforces for the Future

Managing staff in a major restructure across multiple Government agencies. The CEO of NSW based people management and career transition firm, INS, says it is possible to cost effectively manage many staff during a major, simultaneous restructure of several departments or subsidiaries of private firms or of multiple Government agencies. Sophia Symeou says INS helped […]

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8 attributes needed to create Workforces for the Future

By Nicola Vass 24th May 2018  |  Government, HR Director, Workforces for the Future

At INS, we talk a lot about Workforces for the Future and the attributes individuals need to develop to keep up with future job trends. I recently read an article from Apolitical which looked at the views of public servants worldwide on the top qualities needed to work in the public sector. Some industries have […]

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What ‘Australian Jobs 2018’ means for your career change

By Nicola Vass 22nd May 2018  |  Career Management, Government, Individuals, Workforces for the Future

The Department of Jobs and Small Business has released the AUSTRALIAN JOBS 2018 publication. There are many signs of good news for young people, and people looking to change their career at any age. Importantly, employers are starting to value people’s attributes as much as they do technical skills. Highlights include: “Employability skills, or soft skills, […]

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RISE OF THE MACHINES

By David White 21st December 2017  |  Government, Individuals, Workforces for the Future

Are we taking technology a step too far? The rise and rise of technology and its impacts on everyday life can be seen practically everywhere. Everything, from how we entertain ourselves to how we work, has experienced drastic change over the years. Some of us hate it, whilst others embrace it. The impact of technology on the way […]

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THE BENEFITS OF EMPLOYING OLDER WORKERS

1st February 2016  |  Career advice, Government, HR Director, Workforces for the Future

In the past four years, INS has worked with more than 2,000 people at various stages of their career with 60% of these being over 45 years and 29% being over 55 years. Over this period, we have come across considerable misconceptions (both individual’s, and organisational) regarding mature age workers prompting us to look at […]

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