2017 Public Service Award of Excellence Winners

The Public Service Award of Excellence recognizes employees who have demonstrated excellence in achieving results for Canadians and who reflect the priorities of the public service, while demonstrating key leadership competencies. This year, 131 recipients of…

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5 Tips on How to Become a Great…

Recently, the Clerk of the UK public service tweeted a link to a GOV.UK blog post on 5 leadership tips for public servants: Nice advice on how to become a great Civil Service leader: http://t.co/jYX0azOuo9 — Sir…

Civility Matters

The Association of Professional EXs (APEX) sponsored a report that has come out on improving civility in the public service, following the results of the 2014 Public Service Employee Survey (PSES). The report confirms that, “incivility is on…

Clerk Updates Public Servants on Priorities in Annual…

A Different Kind of Annual Report from a Different Kind of Clerk Clerk Janice Charette tabled her twenty-second annual report on the public service yesterday, except this one was a bit different than previous iterations. This…

10 Healthy Habits for Mental Fitness

The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety has made this poster available for employees to put up in their workplace and promote mental health: Download the PDF in both languages here. via the Canadian Centre…

10 Ways to Sit Less at Work

While much of the country is in a deep freeze, you may be hesitant to venture outside at noon for your lunch time walk. Instead, why not check out this list of “10 ways to…

Breaking Down “Busy”

Over the weekend we retweeted this: “EVERYONE is busy. The important question is: What are you busy at?” At work we may often hear from the same select colleagues, “I’m so busy today.” Well what…