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Guardian article- Top tips: professional skills for the future of local government

by on 14 January, 2013

Qualifications are important but attitude, flexibility and vision count for more. Take advice from our panel of experts

http://www.guardian.co.uk/local-government-network/2013/jan/12/top-tips-careers-skills-future

  • “Employ people with commercial experience…”
  • “…looking for people with the ability to understand and help shape local communities.”
  • “… we will see a shift towards valuing more technical skills in areas like commissioning, procurement, contracts, asset management.”
  • “We do still recruit too often on technical expertise rather than behaviour and attitude. This is where the emphasis needs to be.”
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