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Mentoring Summary Research

23 Jul 2014
Mentoring – A valuable tool in plugging the talent drain

Our latest research has found that mentoring could be a valuable tool in plugging the talent drain. The research has found that a fifth (20%) of employees are not currently mentoring or being mentored - but would like to be.

Keywords: Statistics | Talent |

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Engagement via gamification

03 Jun 2014
How Penna is using gamification to re-ignite engagement in careers

See how Penna are using gamification to re-ignite engagement with careers

Keywords: Career development | Gamification | Online learning |

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How to conduct an interview

08 Apr 2014
How to conduct an interview to secure the best candidates

Securing the best candidates can be difficult as the consultant approaches them first. Tim Lewis comments on the challenges of this, and how best to get around this to ensure the best candidate is placed for the job.

Keywords: HR |

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Why be a Chief Executive?

24 Mar 2014
'Fat Cats' or 'Sitting Ducks' - Why be a Chief Executive?

Do you want a high pressure job, where you and your decisions will be publicly scrutinised, where you’ll work long days for a salary that doesn’t always reflect this, and your post could be deleted from the permanent structure to save money? If so, then the role of Local Government Chief Executive could be for you!

Keywords: To Read |

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Major Programmes in Public Sector

26 Feb 2014
Major Programmes in the Public Sector

Why do major programmes in the public sector fail? Nick Hart interviewed a number of the most senior leaders in government major programme delivery to understand the challenges and to get a sense of what contributes to the success and failure of a programme.

Keywords: Statistics | Talent | Tips |

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Our survey into skills for leadership

10 Jan 2014
The good, the bad, the ugly of being a chief executive in Local Government

Our recent online survey has provided Penna with a wealth of knowledge about skills for leadership in local government. The survey, completed by chief executives within Local Government, unravelled some interesting insights into what it takes to be in a leadership role.

Keywords: HR | Statistics |

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Party's over. Or has it just begun?

24 Oct 2013
The Party's over. Or has it just begun?

Now that Party conference season is over, Nick Hart discusses where the real action across Whitehall is likely to take place.

Keywords: To Read |

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How to develop your talent

12 Sep 2013
How to develop your talent

Now that it looks like we are finally coming out of a recessionary period, keeping your valued talent in your business needs to be one of your top priorities. Bev White offers six points to consider when embarking on talent development.

Keywords: Talent | Tips |

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Our Response to the IIM Survey 2013

04 Aug 2013
Our Response to the IIM Survey 2013

Simon Drake, our Director of Executive Recruitment, gives an overview of the findings from the IIM Survey 2013.

Keywords: Statistics | Talent | To Read |

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Penna Perspective, Issue 6

08 Jul 2013
Penna Perspective, Issue 6

Welcome to the sixth issue of our newsletter, Penna Perspective. In this issue, we look at how to approach getting a promotion, why you need your leaders to get 'hot' and the five must-have attributes you need to have to be a successful interim manager.

Keywords: HR | Social Media | Talent | Tips | Tools |

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