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When it comes to climbing the corporate career ladder being nasty or nice won’t determine your advancement, says Blair McPherson.

Blended recruitment – helping you sleep at night

Jon Dilling asks if it is now time for a shift in your organisation’s recruitment strategy when looking to bring in middle management and other hard to fill talent?

Complaint handling: a code for positive change

The Housing Ombudsman Service has produced a new complaint handling code setting clear expectations for senior executives and frontline staff. Richard Blakeway explains.

Getting onboard the digital recruitment era

With office working still a way off for many organisations, how can the induction and settling in process be replicated effectively in this era of virtual recruitment? Jessica Mullinger looks at ways to address this dilemma

New rules for recruitment

The coronavirus crisis has prompted a massive change in work practices, but what are the lessons for recruiting that we will take forward beyond the pandemic, asks Luke Judd

We're not the 'parents'

District and shire county councils would all face abolition if the Government’s formula for the devolution White Paper is implemented, says Ian Miller. And let’s hope Whitehall doesn’t think town and parish councils will need 'parenting', he adds.

From the archive

Are senior staff the target for 2012?

Happy New Year to all our readers! It’s a little late, perhaps, but this is our first issue of 2012.

Salad bar school just the beginning

In September central government announced it was going to roll out free school meals for five to seven-year-olds across the country.

Don’t lose our place at the table

With a week to go before the EU referendum, Laura Sandys explains why local government needs the country to vote 'Remain'