Research and opinion
Case Study: West Sussex CC29 Oct 2014
Penna were assigned for developing leader coaching skills to support the organisational need for change at the West Sussex County Council. Here we detail how we approached the task.
Measure the unmeasurable28 Oct 2014
Measuring people can be extremely difficult. Not impossible however. As an occupational psychologist, Celine Flyod accepts the difficult challenge and highlights key areas where the challenge can be met
Interviewing for the best candidates28 Oct 2014
Three simple pointers on how best to conduct an interview to secure the ideal candidate from Tim Lewis, Acting Practice Director Search for the Commercial Sector.
Retaining talent during change28 Oct 2014
A flexible, agile and adaptable workforce can make the difference when going through major transformations. How can redeployment help retain this effective workforce and drive these talented employees forward?
Status Quo, RIP?28 Oct 2014
Mixing science (Occupational Psychologists) and art (Creative Consultants) we have encouraged recruiters to challenge their candidate experience. Peter Rice, Head of Brand asks the question whether it is an experience at all?
Effective leadership in Government07 Oct 2014
Why is leadership and managing change so challenging in central government? Penna spoke to some of the most senior leaders across Central Government about the attributes required of leaders to be successful.
What are people saying about you?25 Sep 2014
The good news is that you have an employer brand already; the bad news is that it may not be the one that you want. Look beyond the logo and brand, and you'll find the employer experience.
A Reflective Summer25 Sep 2014
Summer has been a great time to reflect and plan. Career planning might have crossed your mind e.g. where to upskill or what is the next challenge? However is this now at the bottom of your priority list?
Mentoring Myths25 Sep 2014
As the awareness of the benefits mentoring can bring to business performance grows, so do the myths surrounding it. Our research explores and debunks four of the most common mentoring myths.