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The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has announced the 43 semi-finalists for the 2023 Search for Outstanding Government Workers.

In line with this, the CSC is encouraging the public to share their feedback, whether they are positive or negative, regarding the nominees for the three (3) award categories on or before 21 July 2023. 

“We encourage the public to participate in CSC’s Search for Outstanding Government Workers that aims to recognize our civil servants who displayed exemplary behavior in performing their duties. Your valuable feedback will help in selecting the best awardees among this year's nominees, the most commendable public servants who will serve as our models in giving quality public service,” said CSC Chairperson Karlo Nograles.

Civil Service Commission (CSC) Chairperson Karlo Nograles stressed the importance of equipping leaders with the necessary knowledge, skills, and attitude to lead the country toward its collective vision of a “Matatag, Maginhawa, at Panatag na Buhay” as expressed in the Philippine Development Plan.

Speaking in front of 891 public sector executives, managers, directors, and division chiefs during the Civil Service Institute (CSI) Leadership Series, Chairperson Nograles noted that the future of work will be championed by the leaders of tomorrow who will adeptly navigate the complexities of a multigenerational workforce and harness the potential of diverse generations.

“The workforce of today is continuously evolving and undergoing a radical transformation. We are currently experiencing the convergence of four generations at work – each with its own set of ideas, values, and motivation – and witnessing generational shifts in the work landscape marked by technological advancements. This can present both a challenge and opportunity, and readiness is key,” he added.

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has released the list of topnotchers in the Career Service Examination - Pen and Paper Test (CSE-PPT) conducted on 26 March 2023.

With a rating of 92.63, Glenn C. Gonzales from the National Capital Region (NCR) topped the Professional level, while LM Tricia T. De La Cruz from Western Visayas topped the Subprofessional level with a 90.24 rating.

Completing the list of top passers for the Professional level are Elijah Denelle E. Manuel (NCR), with a rating of 91.74; Gerardo A. Golong (NCR) with 91.39; Duane Jasper S. Tenorio (Southern Tagalog) with 91.12; Samantha Lorraine S. Jose (Cordillera Administration Region) with 91.10; Bennyvic Joyce J. Esguerra (Cagayan Valley) with 91.07; Julian Carlos A. Aliston (NCR) with 90.98; Kaye Berenice G. Barriga (Central Visayas) with 90.98; Theo Victor A. Cavite (Eastern Visayas) with 90.78; and Fatimah Lane P. Fungo (NCR) with 90.69.

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) invites leaders and human resource (HR) practitioners in the government to attend the 2023 Public Sector HR Symposium in Pasay City, Metro Manila, on 26 to 27 September 2023.

Now in its 10th year, the HR Symposium is an annual learning conference spearheaded by the Civil Service Institute (CSI) to continuously update leaders and HR practitioners in the public and private sectors with emerging trends and best practices in the field of leadership, HR management, and organization development.

"We are thrilled to host the largest gathering of government leaders, supervisors, and HR practitioners this year. The 2023 HR Symposium is not only a significant learning and networking event but also a venue to share insights and best practices on cultivating a culture of dynamism and resilience in the civil service," said CSC Chairperson Karlo Nograles.

As the nation commemorates National Disaster Resilience Month (NDRM) this July, the Civil Service Commission (CSC) commends the unwavering dedication of civil servants engaged in disaster risk reduction and management (DRRM) who play a vital role in safeguarding the lives and well-being of Filipinos during emergencies, calamities, and other hazardous events.

CSC Chairperson Karlo Nograles praised their dedication to serving the public and acknowledged the critical role they fulfill in protecting communities and strengthening disaster resilience within the nation.

"We extend our heartfelt salute to first responders, DRRM officers and committees, planners and engineers, scientists, public health personnel, and many others who continuously strive to ensure the safety of our communities and enhance disaster resilience in our country. Your expertise, courage, and dedication to public service are crucial in making Filipino communities more agile and better prepared against any impending disaster," said Chairperson Nograles.