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  • The art of survival in a world of uncertainty

    • 24 Oct 2019
    • Neil Lupin is managing partner and local government lead at Green Park Interim & Executive Search

    Neil Lupin looks at how local government can thrive despite the uncertain times we find ourselves in

  • 7 tips for an impactful interim CV

    • 18 Oct 2019
    • Anthony Lewis is a Director of Tile Hill

    CVs are difficult documents to write and everyone will have their view on what a good CV looks like.

  • The importance of political skills

    • 17 Oct 2019
    • 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

  • Be your own boss as an interim manager

    • 10 Oct 2019
    • David Weir is director and founder of Tile Hill

    David Weir discusses five questions you should ask yourself before becoming an interim manager

  • Adding value to your brand

    • 3 Oct 2019
    • Amy Morris is head of client development at Penna

    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

  • Some chief decisions

    • 26 Sep 2019
    • Jes Ladva is partner and head of the government practice at Odgers Interim

    Jes Ladva explains what you need to know in order to become the chief executive of a local authority

  • A highprofile view...

    • 19 Sep 2019
    • Greg Hayes is a senior consultant in the local government practice at GatenbySanderson

    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

  • Looking into the crystal ball

    • 12 Sep 2019
    • Steve Guest is head of executive recruitment and assessment at Solace in Business

    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

  • Are you onboard?

    • 22 Aug 2019
    • David Weir is director and founder of Tile Hill

    David Weir discusses five ways effective onboarding can help you and your employees succeed

  • Time for a facelift?

    • 15 Aug 2019
    • Nicola Chiverton is assistant consultant at Solace

    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

  • How digitally attractive is your team?

    • 8 Aug 2019
    • Sue Atkinson is commercial director at Penna

    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

  • Actions are louder than words

    • 1 Aug 2019
    • Rebecca Davis is chief executive of West Midlands Employers

    Rebecca Davis discusses the importance of organisational values, and how your employees are key to establishing them

  • Our rising stars point to a bright future

    • 25 Jul 2019
    • Dawn Faulkner is a Partner in the local government practice at GatenbySanderson

    Dawn Faulkner reflects on the hard work the sector is doing in improving and promoting today’s top talents

  • The New Breed

    • 18 Jul 2019
    • Gemma Stevenson-Coupe is an assistant consultant at Solace in Business

    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

  • Trust – hard earned, but worth fighting for

    • 15 Jul 2019
    • Julie Towers is managing director at Penna

    Julie Towers looks at the key ingredients of team success following judging of The MJ Achievement Awards Senior Leadership Team category this year

  • The Shifting Sands of IR35

    • 5 Jul 2019
    • Julie Osborne is Managing Director at Osborne Thomas

    Over two years after the introduction of new rules for determining IR35 status in the Public Sector one might expect that most organisations are clear on the new guidelines and very few falling fowl of the rules. We are not so sure that this is the case

  • Promoting wellbeing is the way forward

    • 4 Jul 2019
    • Neil Lupin is managing partner and local government lead at Green Park Interim & Executive Search.

    Neil Lupin assesses how the sector can contribute to ensuring good mental health and wellbeing in the workplace, particularly for interims who may not have access to the same support as permanent employees

  • What does an era of scrutiny and ready criticism mean for leadership?

    • 27 Jun 2019
    • Juliet Taylor is chief executive of Starfish Search

    The characteristics needed from the leaders of the future are changing. Heroic leadership of the past needs to be balanced with flexibility, lateral thinking, and a willingness to instigate change, as Juliet Taylor explains

  • Attracting talent in the digital age

    • 20 Jun 2019
    • Peter Donaldson is Sales Director at Capita Resourcing

    Peter Donaldson stresses the need for ‘digital balance’– and to incorporate a smarter candidate experience – when tackling the recruitment challenges of today

  • Keeping up with the ‘Glassdoor generation’

    • 13 Jun 2019
    • Amy Billington is part of the executive recruitment and assessment team at Solace in Business

    Employers looking to attract the best talent need to be aware of what drives the millennial generation and be willing to adapt accordingly, as Amy Billington reveals