All Careers Advice

  • As the war for talent intensifies, Jessica Mullinger explores the many advantages of hiring a career interim to get the maximum return on investment during their time with your company
  • Maggie Hennessy assesses the state of adult and children’s services and asks what those looking to recruit can do to ensure the best talent steps forward
  • Nadira Hussain asks how the sector can future-proof continuous improvement when technology and ‘need’ evolve all the time
  • Getting a balance between achieving cultural fit and not stifling individuality is important when recruiting to your organisation. And innovation and creativity are key to getting this right, as Beth Roberts explains.
  • Ann Hartley demonstrates how you can get real change from embedding and measuring values and behaviours within your organisation
  • Neil Lupin looks at how local government can thrive despite the uncertain times we find ourselves in

  • CVs are difficult documents to write and everyone will have their view on what a good CV looks like.
  • Running a local authority in today’s climate requires a skill set quite different to that of previous years, so recruiting candidates into the sector can be more challenging than ever. Gemma Stevenson-Coupe explains
  • David Weir discusses five questions you should ask yourself before becoming an interim manager
  • Amy Morris looks at the key ingredients for a good EVP and explains why investing in one can be the difference in attracting the best talent tempering staff turnover
  • Jes Ladva explains what you need to know in order to become the chief executive of a local authority
  • Greg Hayes says that, used well, psychometric profiling can provide great aid for your recruitment processes, as well as a good foundation to retain and develop leaders
  • Steve Guest assesses the immediate future of recruitment within the local government sector, and he has seen an initial need for a focus on housing turn into a wider emphasis towards communities
  • David Weir discusses five ways effective onboarding can help you and your employees succeed
  • How can local government face off competition from other public services to attract the brightest talent? Nicola Chiverton discusses the importance of the sector showing a willingness to accept change and move forwards with the next generation
  • Sue Atkinson highlights the increasing importance of EVP and how, in conjunction with programmatic advertising, your organisation can reap benefits in the hunt to secure talent
  • Rebecca Davis discusses the importance of organisational values, and how your employees are key to establishing them
  • Dawn Faulkner reflects on the hard work the sector is doing in improving and promoting today’s top talents
  • Gemma Stevenson-Coupe examines what the successful interim leaders of the future will look like, and the importance of getting the right ‘fit’ in your organisation
  • Julie Towers looks at the key ingredients of team success following judging of The MJ Achievement Awards Senior Leadership Team category this year