Date: Thursday, September 9, 2021 | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm ET (check your timezone)
Presenter: Lisa Taylor, President, Challenge Factory
Cost: Free

All registered participants will receive a video recording. The recording will remain available indefinitely.

Individual certificates of attendance will be provided to all registered participants who attend the webinar LIVE.


Retain and Gain: Career Management for the Public Sector sold out on Amazon on its launch date. In addition, the publication was downloaded more than 2,000 times in the first two months of availability. Clearly, career development, public sector careers and implications for public policy are critical topics in 2021.  

In this interactive webinar, author Lisa Taylor will share how the Playbook has been received as she has worked with groups across the country to introduce this unique resource to executives, managers and employees. Having interacted with close to 1,800 public sector employees in a short period of time, Lisa will share some of the “behind-the-scenes” conversations, findings and uses that have been unearthed. With this insight in mind, participants will have an opportunity to share ideas and strategies for how they might use this resource. 

Why You Should Attend 

Whether you are a public sector manager or a career professional counselling Canadians about opportunities in the public sector, you will find new thinking around the career agility needed for the future work.  

Webinar Learnings 

  • What career management looks like in the post-pandemic hybrid workplace 
  • How career management strategies can help to advance diversity, equity and inclusion  
  • Shifting demographics and the implications for career management today 
  • Concrete practical starting points for putting career management into action 
  • How public servants at all levels affect the career development of Canadians  

Webinar Recording:

A sought-after expert on today’s fast-changing world of work, Lisa Taylor is President of Challenge Factory and the Centre for Career Innovation. Lisa offers invaluable leadership and insights on how to gain strategic workforce and career advantage with a focus on talent equity, demographics and new market dynamics. She is the author of The Talent Revolution: Longevity and the Future of Work, the Retain and Gain series of Career Management Playbooks and The Canadian Guide for Hiring Veterans.

Retain and Gain: Career Management for the Public Sector

Career management – at every level of government – offers a strategic lever for stronger organizational performance and success. This Playbook identifies 40+ low-cost tips, activities and actions that public sector managers can take starting today (some in only 10 minutes a day) to attract, engage and retain staff. Written in an innovative “travel guide” format, the Playbook integrates a focus on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) throughout and recognizes the unique context of public sector workplaces. Buy your copy or download the free pdf today.

This Playbook follows two earlier Retain and Gain editions, Career Management for Small Business and Career Management for Non-Profits and Charities.