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Kay Carter appointed as UK National Director of Christianity Explored

Kay Carter appointed as UK National Director of Christianity Explored

Christianity Explored Ministries (CEM) exists to help people meet Jesus in the pages of Scripture so that they love, live and tell the Good News. The ministry produces a range of resources which introduce Jesus Christ to those unfamiliar with his message.

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A Basic HR Checklist For Charities

A Basic HR Checklist For Charities

We recently chatted with HR consultant Helen Lamb, who provides support to charities, and she has passed to us a basic checklist for charities to ensure they have covered their bases.

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What Boards Should Ask Search Firms

What Boards Should Ask Search Firms

Recruiting a new CEO is a daunting task for any chair. The CEO is the only executive appointment the board makes. Getting it wrong is damaging for the organisation and puts great pressure on the chair. So we’ve put together six questions that it is worth asking any executive search firm you are considering working with.

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Productivity and Flexibility: Would period leave benefit your female employees?

Productivity and Flexibility: Would period leave benefit your female employees?

In our post-COVID world, many organisations are thinking through their expectations on working hours and location. As working-from-home has been mandatory for most of the last year, an increasing openness to flexible working options is something that lots of the candidates we speak with ask about prospective employers. Working from home offers a flexibility which suits some employees down to the ground, enabling them to better serve their family or balance other commitments outside work.

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Interviews: Getting them Right (Part 2)

Interviews: Getting them Right (Part 2)

As I suggested last time, interviewing top talent should be a priority for leaders and are worth all the time they take. If you are using a search firm you trust and are meeting a shortlisted candidate they ought already to have undergone some careful assessment, so you should be assured that the meeting will be worthwhile.

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60 seconds with Revd Dr Justyn Terry

60 seconds with Revd Dr Justyn Terry

Revd Dr Justyn Terry is the Vice-Principal of Wycliffe Hall at the University of Oxford. Prior to this, he was Principal of Trinity School for Ministry in Pittsburgh, USA. He began his career working for Philips, before training as a vicar and pastoring St Helen’s North Kensington. He has recently published a second edition of his book The Five Phases of Leadership.

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