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Dstl: Know The Unknown

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Dstl hire the brightest minds in the country. But their better-known competitors were taking the best talent. So we launched an awareness campaign and created a challenging online game. We not only found the right people, but we picked up a few awards along the way too!

Winner - Digital Experience for Early Talent
Winner - Best Digital Solution
Winner - Best Recruitment Website (below £50,000)
Winner - Innovation in Recruitment

Latest roles in Executive and Interim

Corporate Director Communities and Regeneration - London Borough of Brent

Salary: £142,011-£154,450 (A salary of circa £170,000 would be available for an exceptional candidate)

Closing Date: 4th Sep


Director of Customer and Data Insight - Rochford District and Brentwood Borough Councils

Salary: Up to £90,000

Closing Date: 4th Sep


Service Director Commercial Partnerships, Property and Asset Management - Peterborough City Council

Salary: up to £115,000

Closing Date: 4th Sep


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Volunteers' Week 2022 - A time to say thanks, Penna

Volunteers’ Week ran 1-7 June and is an annual event that has completed its 38th year. The annual event is a chance to recognize the contribution volunteers make and to say thank you to everyone involved. Here at Penna, not only do we provide all our employees with a Volunteering Day every year, but we also encourage additional volunteering schemes.

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#BreakTheBias, celebrating International Women’s Day at Penna and Stafford Long

This year’s International Women’s Day campaign theme is #BreakTheBias. At Penna and Stafford Long we wished to share our support by exploring perspectives from people across our business, to understand how they challenge bias and elevate the visibility of women in their work as trusted recruitment advisors. From our Managing Directors to those just starting out in their careers, we asked our employees “how do you pledge to break biases towards women in your work at Penna and Stafford Long?”

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Dawar Hashmi joins Penna as Director in our Executive Search Business

Penna is delighted to announce that in February, Dawar Hashmi will be joining us as a Director in our Executive Search business. Find out more about his new role, and ambitions for local government executive recruitment. 

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