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Recruiting senior interim roles: a candidate perspective

What does a candidate at senior level expect – and receive – from a recruitment agency? And if it’s the interim market, is recruitment any different? Karen Haynes explores such aspects of the candidate experience with Louise Gulliver, Group Director of Membership Services at the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS). PHOTO: Louise Gulliver Karen: CIPS is the third organisation you’ve worked for in a senior interim post. It sounds as though you relish...

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Model for website review and assessment: a synopsis

Communications Director Anthony Haynes writes: The previous five posts have outlined, step by step, a model for reviewing and assessing organisations’ websites – especially those in our core market comprising membership organisations, awarding bodies, and learning providers. The model’s designed to be used with and by non-techies. Here we bring together the various components of the model into a succinct overview, incorporating our criteria of (1) stakeholder management, (2)...

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Reviewing your website: examples of good practice

This is the fifth post in a mini-series on website assessment and review. Anthony Haynes writes: This series outlines a model, designed to be used by and with non-techies, to support website review and management. The model employs three criteria: stakeholder management; navigability; and design. The previous post focused on design. Based on Robin Williams’ book, Non-designers’ design book, it proposed four principles of good design – contrast, repetition, alignment, and...

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