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  • woman virtually recruiting

    Upskilling the recruitment market post COVID-19

    02 September 2020 By Lucy Simpson - Category Buyer of HR Services at YPO

    Organisations now more than ever need to look at how they can upskill existing employees and start to look at different skill sets within the market.

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    Going digital: Local Government, what's next?

    20 August 2020 By Taz Moosa - Recruitment and Onboarding Manager at People Pool

    Local councils have always allowed some form of flexibility but with Zoom meetings and purely digital communication becoming the norm, this year has seen even the most technophobic of people come around to this way of working.

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  • interim recruitment

    LGRP: An interim and executive recruitment update

    14 August 2020 By Ebony Armitage - Further Competition Coordinator at YPO

    Interim and executive recruitment has seen rapid and major changes during COVID-19. We wanted to find out exactly what’s changed in the market, the most popular roles and if there have been any changes in the way local authorities are recruiting.

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  • temporary workers

    Engaging temporary workers post COVID-19

    11 August 2020 By Taz Moosa - Recruitment and Onboarding Manager at People Pool

    As we begin to emerge from the government imposed COVID-19 lockdown and the public sector starts to reflect on the challenges faced, the opportunities this has presented and how decision makers then factor these into the changing landscape.

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  • Keyworker

    Managing demand and resources in the public sector

    05 August 2020 By Taz Moosa - Recruitment and Onboarding Manager at People Pool

    COVID-19 has proved to be a challenging time for the public sector, testing the resilience, fortitude and capabilities of everyone. Thankfully, our frontline staff have managed to come through this most dangerous of challenges with humour and skill.

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  • social worker with elderly woman

    Comensura: COVID-19 and qualified social care

    30 July 2020 By Comensura

    The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all professions across the world. Social care is one such sector that has had to adapt rapidly to the changing demand and needs of the people and communities they serve.

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  • child social worker

    The impact of COVID-19 on children's services

    23 July 2020 By Lucy Boyd-Smith - Principal Consultant at Consultancy Plus

    As COVID-19 changes the world around us, it is easy to focus on the immediate and visible impacts. However, within children’s social care it is the lack of visibility that is concerning and the worry that some of the most vulnerable people in our society have lost their voice to ask for help and with schools closed, aren’t getting the support and care they need.

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  • group video interview

    COVID-19's impact on the future of recruitment

    23 July 2020 By YPO, Comensura, Matrix SCM, Reed and Pertemps

    In the final part of our three blog series where we investigate what has been happening in the recruitment sector, we're looking into the future of recruitment and how it has been impacted by COVID-19.

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  • man conducting online interview

    The effects of COVID-19 on roles in recruitment

    03 July 2020 By YPO, Capita and Reed

    This is the second blog in our series, exploring what has been happening in the recruitment sector and how it has been impacted by COVID-19, as well as how the sector has adapted to the challenges faced.

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  • woman digital recruitment

    How has Covid-19 affected the recruitment sector?

    19 June 2020 By YPO, Capita and Comensura

    In a series of three blogs, we will be exploring what has been happening in the recruitment sector and how it has had to adapt to the challenges faced.

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