Management Guide: Recruitment Challenges

Recruitment is a major issue for many nurseries. In this series, Charlotte Goddard pulls together the sector's most creative approaches to tackling the problem - from attracting staff at all levels and ages to more men, minorities and staff from abroad.

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Recruitment: Part 1 - Job obstacles

In the first of a new series on strategies for coping with the current severe shortage of staff, Charlotte Goddard sets out the key barriers facing the childcare sector

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Recruitment: Part 2 - Which job?

As part of a series unpicking the recruitment crisis and giving strategies to combat it, Charlotte Goddard explores ways that settings can sell themselves, and asks why candidates pick...

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Recruitment: Part 3 - Reeled in

What are the key things candidates want to see in a job ad, and how are they using technology? Charlotte Goddard reports

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Recruitment: Part 4 - Higher purpose

Funding has been cut and the Government has scrapped plans to boost graduate employment, so how can you attract higher-qualified staff, asks Charlotte Goddard

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Recruitment: part 5 - Generation Z

How can early years settings attract the youngest talent pool out there? Charlotte Goddard finds out

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Recruitment, Part 6: Diversity - Wider scope

What can settings do to attract more men, as well as more people from diverse ethnic backgrounds – and why is this important? Charlotte Goddard reports