SUMMER 2015    

How do leaders who want  to build their 21st century workforce translate emerging trends about the workplace and shifting workforce First recognize "business as usual is over" and discard old models in  favor of progressive and practical strategies and tools to attract, retain  and optimize talent - especially as it  relates to establishing a robust career  management program  for employees.

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Over the last few months, our team has consulted with different organizations of various sizes.

Patrick launched a review of the Recruitment and Selection processes for the City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Implementing a Comprehensive
Talent Management Program

Building a strong and capable workforce is a never-ending journey. Read our recommendations on how to transition from the workforce you have to the workforce you want.

Next Generation Professionals: An Inside Look at What Matters to Them

Government leaders at all levels also need to adopt the mindset that government is an employer, thus competing with a variety of organizations for talent in the marketplace.  In an effort to capture preferences about the local government workplace and workforce, the Mejorando Group, the International City/County Management Association (ICMA), the Alliance for Innovation and Arizona State University jointly developed the 2015 Local Government Workforce Survey to collect information from a select group of young, next-generation members of local government.  In the article, "Next Generation Professionals," the survey results were analyzed along with a series of practical solutions to transition from the workforce you have to the workforce you need.

Upcoming Speaking Engagements

On September 10, in Farmington, Utah, Patrick will be presenting "How Prepared are you for the Workplace of the Future?" at the   Olympus Insurance Risk Conference.
Patrick will be presenting "Your Personal CEO" keynote session on September 30 at the Intelligent Transportation Society of Arizona Conference in Mesa.
In Sacramento, California Patrick will present the session - "Government's Crucial Employer Brand" - on October 1st at the  League of California Cities Annual Conference.

On October 15, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Patrick will present the "Next Government Workforce" at the  Nova Scotia Municipal Administrators Association  Fall Conference.

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