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Smart(er)Search…better outcomes

Smart(er)Search…better outcomes

I recently posted on LinkedIn about the extortionate costs a council had reportedly been charged for taking an ‘external support and search approach’ for recruiting a senior level post. To add insult to injury, in this particular instance an appointment wasn’t made, making the cost even harder to stomach. The reported fees really were mind…

Let’s Talk Digital – The follow-up

Let’s Talk Digital – The follow-up

On the 13th June 2017, Jobsgopublic held our incredibly successful ‘Let’s Talk Digital’ event in partnership with the PPMA. In a recent blog, PPMA East Midlands Chair and Head of People Management at Lincolnshire County Council Fiona Thompson looked back on some highlights of the day. ————————————— Hello PPMA members and friends, Fiona Thompson, Head…

Solving the riddle of recruitment for multi academy trusts

Solving the riddle of recruitment for multi academy trusts

Our Senior Client Partnership Manager – Education, Adele D’Silva, discusses the changes she’s seen in education recruitment recently and how new challenges can be approached. Having held a number of different positions, both in local councils and private organisations, I’ve been working closely with schools on their recruitment for over a decade. As a result,…

The Cost of Waiting

The Cost of Waiting

Speaking with our clients as regularly as we do, we understand how busy you all are. The mountain of work on your desk never seems to get any smaller despite how much you chip away at it. Along with this, recruitment is harder than ever, candidates have more choice than ever and putting the necessary…

Why candidates move from the private to the public sector

Why candidates move from the private to the public sector

It is a common misconception that because Jobsgopublic.com is a dedicated public sector jobs board, our audience is exclusively people currently working in the public sector. Many people are surprised to discover that approximately a third of our audience work in the private sector. These people use our services in order to find an opportunity…

What to include on your careers site

What to include on your careers site

Here at Jobsgopublic, we are finding that, in a candidate-driven job market, a growing number are opting for a dedicated careers site as a way to enhance their recruitment efforts. Standing apart from, but very much connected to, your main website, a dedicated careers page allows you to provide a wide range of information specifically…

Senior recruitment: a whole new ball game

Senior recruitment: a whole new ball game

For public sector organisations operating in today’s complex and ever-changing climate, effective leadership is crucial. Ensuring that you have the right person at the helm is an integral component to ensuring the success and prosperity of your organisation in uncertain times. A prevalent challenge amongst public sector employers is that as the market changes, so…

The advantages of ‘always on’

The advantages of ‘always on’

We have been working closely with a number of our clients to provide an effective solution to the high costs and increasing time demands facing those who experience high staff turnover and regular recruitment drives. By encouraging these clients to adopt an ‘always on’ approach, we have found that costs have been driven down and…