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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

Chief Executive - Birmingham Children’s Trust

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Talking about all things recruitment and retention at the AHUA 2023 Conference

Penna’s Claire MacLeod recently had the privilege of leading a workshop at the 2023 AHUA conference. Find out more about her experience and how your institute can attract in-demand talent.

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The case of never retiring

With job vacancies in the UK still at over 1 mill, could the retired 50-64 age group provide the answer? Find out how the changing attitude towards retirement may help to combat the current talent shortages. Read Tristan's full article now

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The 10 “P’s” of Local Government at the District Councils Network Staff Development Programme

Policy, Purpose, Politics. These are just three of the P’s that Julie recommended Local Government focus on when she spoke at the DCN Staff Development Programme...

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