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PEOPLEJohn Lloyd, Paul Shetler
DEPARTMENTSAustralian Public Service Commission, Digital Transformation Office
TAGS Australian public service, Human resource management, Senior Executive Service, John Lloyd, Digital Transformation Office, Paul Shetler
KEYNOTE: HR managers need to see the world through their CEO’s eyes, says Australian public service commissioner John Lloyd. He challenged the public sector’s HR leaders to learn from the private sector, embrace technology and free up capacity to spend more time on strategic issues that matter to executives and line managers.
This is an the full keynote speech by John Lloyd to the Australian Human Resources Institute’s HR in the Public Sector Symposium in Melbourne on August 25, 2015.
Human Resource management in the public sector must change to remain relevant and contribute more.
It is tempting to talk of compelling challenges demanding a new human resources focus that will lead to an epoch of innovative people management.
I have worked for 40 years in workplace relations giving me a window into human resources. My sense is both human resources and workplace relations are adaptive.
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John Lloyd is the Australian Public Service Commissioner. John's previous roles include deputy secretary at the Commonwealth Department of Employment and Workplace Relations and Victorian Department of Business and Employment, CEO of WA Department of Productivity and Labour Relations, Victorian Red Tape Commissioner, Australian Building and Construction Commissioner, and senior deputy president Australian Industrial Relations Commission.
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