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Case Study: West Sussex CC

29 Oct 2014
Case Study: West Sussex CC

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.

Keywords: Career development | Career management | Coaching |

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Measure the unmeasurable

28 Oct 2014
Measure the unmeasurable

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

Keywords: Assessment | Career management |

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Interviewing for the best candidates

28 Oct 2014
How to conduct an interview to secure the best candidates

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.

Keywords: Attraction | Career management | Recruitment |

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Retaining talent during change

28 Oct 2014
Retaining talent during times of change

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?

Keywords: Change | Managing Transition | Redeployment |

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Status Quo, RIP?

28 Oct 2014
Status Quo, RIP?

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?

Keywords: Career development | Career management | Engagement |

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Effective leadership in Government

07 Oct 2014
What does it take to be an effective leader in Government

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.

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What are people saying about you?

25 Sep 2014
What are people saying when you’re not in the room?

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.

Keywords: Assessment | Attraction | Employer brand |

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A Reflective Summer

25 Sep 2014
Summer dreams, ripped at the seams?

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?

Keywords: Career development | Career management | Engagement | Retention |

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Mentoring Myths

25 Sep 2014
Mentoring Myths

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.

Keywords: Career development | Mentoring | Talent |

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The Value of Coaching

25 Sep 2014
The Value of Coaching

Far from being a fad, coaching is becoming increasingly embedded in an organisation’s learning and organisational development, delivering a powerful accelerator of leadership capability.

Keywords: Career development | Coaching | Talent |

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