the wheels came off the senior management team a long time ago
Friday, 27 April 2012 11:20 Schroder, Johnathan
In advance of the upcoming recruitment exercise for the new senior
management structure the council has organised for Penna to deliver
pre-application workshops which senior managers are invited to attend.
The workshop is designed to help senior managers prepare for the
application, interview and assessment processes. Firstly, the sessions will look
at how senior managers can prepare themselves to make the best possible
application for a given role. The sessions will also look at ways to prepare
for interviews in general and the technical interview in particular. Finally, it
will look at how the assessment day is structured, providing some thoughts on
how to prepare for an assessment process and how to maximise performance on the
The workshops will last for 1 hour and 30 minutes and will be running in
the week prior to recruitment opening with two additional dates available during
the campaign live period. Workshops will be run onsite at Barnet offices.
If you are a senior manager and have received an email inviting you to do
so, you can book your place on a workshop by filling in this booking form where you will see the times, dates
and locations available. Once complete, please send your booking form to Penna
via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Penna hopes to be able to accommodate your first choice however please
ensure you supply a second choice of date and time in case your first choice is
To ensure best choice of workshop time and date, please return the booking
form to Penna by Wednesday 2 May. You will be sent confirmation or asked to
rebook within 24 hours. If you are not able to return the form by this date, you
will still be able to attend a workshop but your choice of dates could be
For further information on the review, keep checking this link. It will be updated over the coming days and
weeks with further information as and when it becomes available.
It is a worry when staff earning over £100,000 a year need their hand holding to this extent. A similar service has not been extended to less senior staff outside of this exercise who have had at risk of redundancy letters. Mr Reasonable has written in the past about a culture of dependency on consultants. He was right.