All Careers Advice

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Peter Donaldson stresses the need for ‘digital balance’– and to incorporate a smarter candidate experience – when tackling the recruitment challenges of today
  • 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
  • Anthony Hopkin takes a look at both ends of the employee life cycle
  • The sector needs to be bold and forward-thinking in its approach to delivering successful regeneration and development programmes, as Philip Emms and Tim Hills explain
  • Improving health and well-being in an organisation is not a complicated task if your commitment is there, but it has to start with you. Jessica Mullinger talks about the steps needed and the benefits you can reap with just a few simple steps
  • Neil Lupin asks what does value really mean for interim management?
  • Toni Hall outlines how you can help your organisation attract the best interim talent
  • Rebecca Davis says surviving in the HR jungle requires awareness and understanding of your environment – but that a new OD programme in partnership with the LGA, the CIPD and West Midlands Employers is set to help guide the way
  • Jessica Mullinger looks at the first steps of the IR35 legislation and how it has impacted recruiters and interims
  • David Slatter shares some early insights gained at a recent place shaping round table event hosted by Penna
  • Jonathan Swain looks at the importance of diversity in the boardroom and outlines the three common challenges for first time non-executive directors
  • David Gooda, Raymond Kelly and Dilani De Silva mark a very special date while remembering the basic skills and principles that have carried through in the recruitment sector over the past two decades
  • Jody Goldsworthy is championing a new ‘leadership norm’, with emotional understanding forming a big part of effective team development
  • Being aware of an organisation’s culture and getting the match right is vital for candidates looking for the right role. Authenticity in interview situations is key to showing this, as Nicola Chiverton explains
  • Philippa Watkins shares her insight on the changing public finance talent landscape