01 - 02 May, 2018 | Rydges Sydney Central , Sydney, Australia

Jayne Ward

Head of Performance, Talent & Rewards
Australia Post


8:30 AM Reimagining Leadership Pathways for a Future Workforce

As organizations change, the leadership agenda is to develop a new class of leaders with strategic and forward-thinking skills.
Characteristics of great leadership are timeless and universal. However, different eras produce different kinds of leaders and demand
for a different genre of leaders. These leaders are manifested in different skill sets, attitudes, motivation, authority and power.
  • Encouraging, teaching and inspiring conscious leadership in employees to support a revolution of thinking around leadership
  • Outsmarting the competition with strategic and innovative thinking
  • Increasing your leaders' agility and improve the quality of their decision making
  • Improving productivity & employee engagement by building a future focused mindset

2:10 PM Australia Post: Reinventing Performance Management Frameworks for a New Generation to Ensure Forecasted Business Growth

According to research, 42% of millennials want feedback every week, in light of this, regular performance management programs have resulted in 40% higher employee engagement, 25% lower turnover, 18% growth in customer loyalty and 15% boost to productivity.
  • Discussing how each person’s strengths and purpose contribute to the immediate priorities of the business
  • Making the employees self assess themselves to keep them aware of their progress
  • Providing continuous coaching to employees for future growth
  • Developing leadership skills in employees at junior level to prepare them to lead teams in the future

4:20 PM Strategic Approach towards the Development of Effective Succession Plans

  • Exploring how growth culture leads to finding undiscovered successors for leadership roles
  • Discussing the importance of keeping employees engaged and aware of succession planning structures
  • Addressing the needs of millennials for development of future succession candidates
  • Utilizing data analytics in talent management and succession planning


Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Jayne .

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