Employers in both public and private sectors increasingly are looking for potential employees who a wide range of soft skills.
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Are government employees actually less engaged than our private sector counterparts? Or do we lean into the stereotype and watch the clock, figuring every minute pays the same whether we do a good job or not?
How an outcome-focused approach to operational effectiveness can produce measurable, lasting results, while simultaneously improving employee engagement and morale.
While focusing on efficiency is not a bad thing in and of itself, I would argue that a greater emphasis on understanding outcomes and effectiveness is where the transformational opportunity exists.
The only way real change can result is when people feel free to push the boundaries and create new pathways to change.
Last year, only 24 percent government workers were between the ages of 20 and 35. Attract young talent by championing these four millennial-approved values.
In the private sector, there is no shortage of examples of successful industry disruptors. However, the public sector faces a unique challenge: How do you keep pace with private industry? How do you innovate in a market that is moving very quickly, especially when it comes to technology?
A user-focused modernization project not only ensures that new technologies meet stakeholder needs; it also illuminates a new tactic for increasing security. By using the identity of individual users – whether employees, citizens or other agencies – organizations can adopt new technologies that transcend the traditional perimeters of data centers.
Digital transformation is about improving the user experience, both from employee and citizen perspectives. The digital workplace empowers employees in their jobs like never before, with technology at their fingertips and solutions that make their jobs easier so they can focus on high priority initiatives.
A number of years ago I left the private sector to work for local government. I wish I could say that it was a smooth, planned transition but I did the thing that is never ever recommended. I quit.