Tim Farr is Associate Director – Local Government Executive Interim at Penna.
Tim Farr’s trip to Australia and New Zealand revealed how connected local authorities are to their communities – particularly in more rural areas and why a career in local government is viewed as being so prestigious
Martin Tucker is the managing director and founder of Færfield appointments
Millennials are an incredibly rich source of organisational energy, ability and creativity. Martin Tucker explains how get them involved in new developments and systems to give you greater access to insight and satisfy their need to get involved.
Karishma VaktaSmith is business support adviser at Solace in Business
There can be no such thing as a ‘perfect’ CV, but there’s nothing wrong with having that objective in your sights. Take charge of your CV presentation and follow a few key principles of best practice to ensure you put your best foot forward writes Karishma Vakta-Smith
Digital offers an exciting opportunity for a more agile method of career development – driven by factors the public sector can offer in abundance – opportunities to learn, interesting and challenging work as well as investment in training and development, writes Joanne Cumper
Interims need to keep their options open and must invest in their own development. That’s why a career coach is essential to assist and support an interim’s longer-term career ambitions, writes Anthony Lewis
Craig Clarke is a partner with GatenbySanderson’s interim leadership practice and a specialist in social care and education
The importance of the role of the director of children’s services has never been clearer, and with one in 10 children needing some form of extra help, this work is closer to home for many of us than we may realise. Craig Clarke explains
Beth Roberts works for Solace in the interim recruitment team
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.
Gemma Stevenson-Coupe is associate consultant at Solace
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