13. Embed strategic human resources management in the Public Service

Consultation: Our Public Service 2020

 
We want to make sure that human resources support the achievement of the priorities and organisational strategies of Public Service organisations. This will help us to deliver the best possible Public Services and solutions for citizens.
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What improvements do you think we can make to ensure strategic HRM is meeting the needs of the Public Service?

NDA
The NDA welcomes the commitment to strategic human resources management in the public service. We would caution, however, that the priorities of all organisations within the public service may differ depending on the size and composition of the organisation. Any HRM approach adopted, therefore,...
LPPN
Human resources within the public sector need to be aware of discrimination in the same way the private sector is.  Some examples highlighted my our members include;   *Deaf jobseekers face barriers and inequality from employers who do not wish to facilitate communication supports...
INOU
 By developing a dedicated and professional Human Resource Management function within the relevant state bodies and agencies, staffed by specialist Human Resources Management and Development personnel.  By creating a dedicated Human Resource Management Career Development pathway within the public...
IBM
Public Service transformation is critically dependent on developing new skills, changing engrained behaviours and managing the uncertainty and tensions that can arise as a result. Unless HR is involved at the heart of this process to ensure the key people management issues are addressed, public...
AEOA
The AEOA wishes to stress the importance of establishing a process that will: envisage a skills-set required for existing and future public servants conduct an analysis of current skill-set among existing public servants record skills-set strengths and deficits among existing public...