Where do we start with public sector hiring challenges?

There’s the sheer diversity of roles you could be hiring for. The strict budgets that need adhering to. The sometimes-negative perception of careers within the sector.

So, we’re sharing 5 tips for hiring top talent in the public sector.

Originally published on Only Marketing Jobs,* and ranging from shared services to identifying your ideal hires, these could help elevate your public sector hiring.

“Identify exactly what makes a good hire within your business… It’s a good chance to get creative and deliver a recruitment process that reflects the wants and needs of both your organisation and the candidate! This will be particularly useful to you when hiring in volume…”

Read it now: 5 tips to recruit top talent in the public sector

At Hireserve, we work with a number of public sector in-house recruitment teams, who do fantastic work sourcing, attracting and engaging with hard-to-find talent.

What’s more, as sponsors of the Best Public Sector/Not-for-Profit Recruitment Team category at the In-house Recruitment Awards, we’re also learning more about the four finalists’ approach to recruitment.

Hiring in the public sector can be a challenge, certainly. But with exciting, creative and effective resourcing teams out there, the future looks bright.

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*Written by Laura Chetcuti for Only Marketing Jobs and shared with kind permission

About the author

Tristan Potter

Tristan has a decade's worth of experience writing content and copy for organisations across Bristol and the Southwest of England. He has written on a diverse range of topics, including technology, philosophy, politics, and recruitment. His writing has appeared in The Drum, HR Grapevine, and The Guardian, among other publications. He joined Hireserve in March 2022.