Career Talk: You might want to consider going small

In today’s super-sized, “grande latte” world, it’s important to remember that just because something is bigger, doesn’t mean that it’s the right fit for you. And that might just be the case when it comes to looking for the next stop in your career path as well, according to a number of executives in smaller [...]

New Executives’ Dialogue: Building the Next Generation of Public Service Leadership

In spring 2021, APEX convened a dynamic and diverse group of new executives* to hear their perspectives on the development of leadership capacity and culture in Canada’s public service. Representing different departments, provinces and areas of work, this group shared their vision for the future, covering issues from investment in learning, to mental health and [...]

Spotlight on New Executives: Survey & Mentoring Circles

The executive community is at the heart of APEX’s mandate, and special focus is given to the needs of new executives as they begin their career ascent. Each fall, APEX hosts a special ceremony to recognize entry to the executive ranks – which included 624 new executives in November 2020!   Survey of New Executives [...]

A New Look at Executive Careers in the Public Service

A New Look at Executive Careers in the Public Service   APEX Conversation with: Arun Thangaraj, Associate Deputy Minister, Transport Canada, and Deputy Minister Champion for the National Managers’ Community APEX spoke recently with Arun Thangaraj, Associate Deputy Minister, Transport Canada, and Deputy Minister Champion for the National Managers’ Community, about the changing nature of [...]