Following trends in public sector recruitment

Kate Shoesmith, of the Recruitment & Employment Confederation, focuses upon dealing with the recruitment problem

Louise Tibbert, president of the Public Sector People Managers’ Association, talks about how issues like demographics and rising case loads are affecting the public sector workforce

Against a backdrop of recession, budget cuts and redundancies, employers are faced with selecting candidates from a large pool of applicants for a limited number of positions.

The public sector is experiencing its biggest rise in recruitment and retention challenges, notes Rebecca Clake, research adviser at the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development

The Criminal Records Bureau’s Disclosure service allows organisations to make safer recruitment decisions

Bad publicity surrounding children’s social care has resulted in fewer people joining the profession. Essex County Council looks at how to tackle the problem

Event Diary

The largest flood exhibition and conference in the world is coming to London’s ExCeL in September.

The Emergency Services Show takes place at the NEC from 20-21 September and is the only UK event for all involved in public safety.

World of Learning will feature even more opportunities to discover the latest in learning and development (L&D) with over 100 exhibitors, The Technology Test Drive, Learning Design Live, live workshops, one-to-one consultations, free seminars and its renowned annual conference.