All Careers Advice

  • Charlotte Croffie looks at how leadership roles have adapted since the start of the pandemic
  • Penny Ransley looks at why modern boards are increasingly turning to local government
  • Dino Christodoulou looks at the decisions organisations need to make to attract the best talent, and asks if a cross-sector approach will ensure a wider pool to choose from.
  • Josh Bembridge asks if, post-pandemic, the landscape has changed for future delivery of services across local government?
  • Agile working and remote delivery can offer a unique chance for organisations to achieve success in this post-pandemic world, including the ability to attract the best interim talent around. Stephen Hoban explains.
  • Dawar Hashmi discusses the importance of coaching, regardless of what level you work at, and how it is now time to collectively implement elements of coaching into your organisation’s daily routine.
  • Karishma Vakta-Smith assesses the benefits and pitfalls of remote recruiting, and offers a few pointers on how to get the best out of the process
  • Philippa Watkins shares the lessons learned from a virtual event putting finance on the stage
  • Kate Wilson looks at the challenge of finding talent in an increasingly competitive and talent-short market, while continuing to progress the overall goal of zero carbon emissions.
  • What can be learned from the pandemic to improve how local government services are delivered? Nick Cole looks at how corporate centre colleagues have risen to the challenge and offers some tips to local leaders
  • Martin Tucker on why asking for feedback is often undervalued, but can be hugely beneficial
  • Alexis Curtis-Harris examines how the public sector can lead the way in promoting diversity and inclusion
  • From tragedy to opportunity, local government has a chance to move forwards and make the most of the positive changes the sector has seen since the pandemic hit, as Neil Lupin explains.
  • Gemma Stevenson-Coupe emphasises the importance of ensuring the mental health and wellbeing of yourself and your colleagues as the pandemic forcibly changes the environment we live and work in.
  • Helen Anderson says we need to use this year to start building for the future and ensuring our workforce is ready for the challenges ahead
  • Julie Towers of Penna looks back on 2020 and the legacy impact on the people agenda.
  • GatenbySanderson’s Phil Whitman outlines the importance of embracing adaptive leadership in public services.
  • With a year of challenge, opportunity and growth for HR and OD incoming, Fiyin Fayeye looks at the results of Penna’s HR survey of 2020 and says that a new style of leadership is emerging
  • Ben Parsonage says many employers need to change their dated mindset requiring candidates to ‘fit in’ with their existing culture, and instead start visualising what qualities they can ‘add to’ your organisation.
  • A lot has changed and so must leadership – we need to lead beyond ‘authority’, explain Manny Sandhu and Louise Teboul