Blogs

Improving Governance and Accountability through Rationalisation
The Rationalisation of Public Bodies is a key pillar of the five-pillar public sector transformation programme. Under this pillar four…

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New Compensation to Benefit Public Sector Workers
Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr Nigel Clarke is assuring public sector employees that no one will be…

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TIU Donates 500 Laptops To Children In State Care
Children in State care will benefit from a donation of 500 laptops to assist with remote schooling as part of…

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HR Shared Services To Offer Talent Acquisition
The MyHR+ Shared Service Centre is expanding it suite of services to include talent acquisition. This refers to the process…

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Real Talk Engagement Session for Public Sector Employees
The first in the series of the ‘Real Talk Engagement Sessions’ for public sector employees took place on Thursday, 9…

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How It Works: Modernising Jamaica’s Work Permit System
The new work permit system, to be implemented at the Ministry of Labour and Social Security (MLSS), will reduce the…

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Service Level Agreement Rate Of 95 Per Cent For HR Shared Services
The Transformation Implementation Unit (TIU) is reporting a 95 per cent Service Level Agreement (SLA) rate since the commencement of…

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Why You Should Apply for a Public Sector Job
Ever wondered what it is like working in the public sector? Here are three reasons why you should apply to…

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The Top Three Questions to Ask in Your Job Interview
When applying for a new job, there’s a rush of excitement when considering the new possibilities. Better pay, a different…

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Shared Corporate Services Impacting Government Positively
The introduction of shared corporate services (SCS) in the public sector is already having a positive impact on the operations…

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Change Management – A Muzzle or an Enabler?
By Dr Marvia Evangelist-Roach, CCMP™ How often have you heard someone say that they were simply told that “things will…

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Making Public Sector Compensation Equitable, Simple and Transparent
The Government of Jamaica (GOJ) has a complex compensation system. Currently there are 325 salary scales and approximately 185 allowances…

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Child Protection and Family Services Agency on Modernisation Path
The Child Protection and Family Services Agency (CPFSA) is modernising its operations through better use of information and communication technology…

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iServe
Why do you serve? Meet Giselle Johnson, Senior Human Resource Officer at the OPM and the Office of the Cabinet.…

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MyHR+ Shared Service Centre brings HR Services to Public Sector Workers’ Fingertips
The MyHR+ Shared Service Centre pilot will begin later this month with five ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs). These are…

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MyHR+ Bringing Efficiency to the Fire Service
MyHR+ is now being used by 35 ministries, departments and agencies. The Transformation Implementation Unit checked in recently with the…

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Change is a Journey. Embrace it!
By Dr Marvia Evangelist-Roach, CCMP™ You’ve worked hard throughout the year 2020 and now is the perfect opportunity for a…

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Fishing for Success – New Fisheries Licensing & Registration System to be Rolled Out in 2022
The National Fisheries Authority, an agency of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), with support from the…

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Shared Corporate Services – enabling a modern public service in Jamaica
As any good chef will know, recipes need the right set of ingredients to produce a delicious dish. Similarly, the…

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Cultural Change Necessary for Work Life Balance during Global Pandemic
Contributed by: Corporate Communication and Public Relations Branch, Ministry of Finance and the Public Service A change in culture is…

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