What factors contribute to Austria’s low rates of unemployment? How does Austria’s "dual educational system" factor into it? What is the Austrian Public Employment Service doing to enhance the way it does business? What can we learned from innovations being pursued in Austria? Join Michael Keegan for the inaugural global conversations with leaders series as he explores these questions and more with Dr. Johannes Kopf, managing director, Austrian Public Employment Service.
Technology makes it almost too easy to collect performance information. In fact, a major complaint in many government agencies is information overload. The real challenge is: how do you make sense out of it all?
Wells discusses how SSA is assessing and planning for the pending retirement wave. He describes some of the solutions to the retirement problem that SSA is considering, including workforce transition planning, succession planning, and new recruitment...
“For 40 years, DOT has been helping build highways, bridges, and overseeing the highways and seaways,
so one of our focus areas has been on engineers. But we want to attract all disciplines, from administrative
positions to IT, from HR to security, from safety to procurement.”
"... when you get the call in the middle of the night and everything is going the wrong way, it
[blogging] could in fact inform decision makers in real time with real information to make decisions
much quicker than a phone conference.”