All Careers Advice

  • 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
  • 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