Change management and professional organisations: the case of AAT

Karen Haynes writes: We’ve worked with AAT – the professional body for accounting technicians – since 2012. In this interview, Adam Harper, Director of Strategy and Professional Standards, explains how instigating a strong change function at AAT supports governance and business planning.     KH: How did the change function at AAT develop? AH:  As… Read More

Good practice in talent acquisition: our case study collection

Anthony Haynes writes: When projects prove particularly successful, it can be valuable to capture what happened. For some years now, we’ve employed the services of our case study authors and editors, Susie Schofield and Karen Haynes to tell the stories behind the achievement of major aims in talent acquisition. We’ve now curated the highlights organised… Read More

Recruiting for a rare skill set: Royal College of Surgeons’ approach

Karen Haynes writes: At a transformational time for the Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCS), FJWilson has helped fill the new post of Head of Learning Innovation. In this interview, Director of Learning Louise Goldring gives an insight into the RCS — and her experience of working with FJWilson. KH: What kind of organisation… Read More

How to ensure you get the right person: the Royal College of Physicians story

Karen Haynes writes: The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) is the leading body for physicians in the UK and internationally, with 36,000 members, over 400 staff, and a 500-year history.  A patient-centred and clinically led organisation, the RCP’s core mission is to improve patient care and reduce illness. Linda Asamoah is Director of HR at… Read More

Talent acquisition: does location matter?

Anthony Haynes writes: Recently the topic of geographical location has risen in profile. This is a consequence of its connection to contentious debates in political economy. In France, Christophe Guilluy has pointed to the significance of geographical disparity: the elite live in metropolitan centres; ordinary people, who live far from those centres, experienced a much… Read More