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  • Discover #TeamSK: a collaborative "grow your own" culture of caring

    • 9 Mar 2023
    • Séan Thurgood

    Shaza Brannon and Phil Jordan at South Kesteven District Council tell us about the exciting career opportunities, brand new offices, flexible working and more...

  • Hottest skills in town planning right now

    • 15 Feb 2023
    • Séan Thurgood

    Looking to stand out from the crowd for your next new role? Matthew Fraser at Penguin Recruitment shares the top skills that recruiters are looking for.

  • How to adapt your CV for a career change

    • 19 Dec 2022
    • Jennifer Jackson

    Moving into planning or changing roles within the industry? Katy Thorne shares top tips on how to tailor your CV.

  • Dunmow, Uttlesford

    From town building to prized ecology: career growth with purpose

    • 15 Nov 2022
    • Jennifer Jackson

    Uttlesford District Council’s ambitious transformation plans have created exciting new hybrid career opportunities. Find out more.

  • Five questions to ask in a job interview (and five to avoid)

    • 5 Sep 2022
    • Matt Fraser

    Got a job interviewing coming up? Matt Fraser at Penguin Recruitment shares some questions you could ask your interviewer and a few best not mentioning.

  • Katy Thorne

    How will biodiversity net gain requirements affect your career?

    • 21 Jun 2022
    • Katy Thorne

    Katy Thorne at Penguin Recruitment looks at how BNG will impact planning jobs and recruitment.

  • Penguin Recruitment

    Career quandary: How can I ask for a pay rise?

    • 19 May 2022
    • Harriet Allan

    Harriet Allan at Penguin Recruitment responds to a question currently on many employees’ minds.

  • Ecologist

    Job description: Ecologist

    • 3 May 2022
    • Jennifer Jackson

    The role of an ecologist in planning and development is becoming increasingly vital. Find out more in our latest job description article in partnership with Penguin Recruitment.

  • Why there’s “no better place to progress your planning career” than Thurrock Council

    • 29 Mar 2022
    • Jennifer Jackson

    We spoke to Leigh Nicholson at Thurrock Council about what it’s like to work there and the planning career opportunities on offer.

  • John Cutler, associate planning director, Strutt &

    Why I love working at Strutt & Parker: John Cutler, associate planning director

    • 28 Feb 2022
    • John Cutler

    John Cutler, associate planning director, gives us a glimpse into his team’s culture and what it’s like to work at Strutt & Parker.

  • Eve Somerville

    Job description: Development control planner

    • 28 Feb 2022
    • Matt Fraser

    Explore the role of a development control planner, from the day-to-day to career opportunities and more.

  • Job description: Principal planner

    • 8 Feb 2022
    • Harriet Allan

    Harriet Allan, team manager at Penguin Recruitment, outlines the typical role of a principal planner.

  • Joe Scarse

    How the digitalisation of the planning system could impact your career

    • 4 Jan 2022
    • Joe Scarse

    From reducing your workload to attracting more planners to the industry, Joe Scarse at Oyster Partnership explores how digitalising the planning system could transform the way you work.

  • “How do we reposition our company as an employer of choice?”

    • 6 Dec 2021
    • Matt Fraser

    Matt Fraser at Penguin Recruitment answers a recruitment quandary from an SME planning consultancy.

  • Job description: Urban designer

    • 2 Dec 2021
    • Katy Thorne

    Katy Thorne, senior consultant, Penguin Recruitment, describes the typical role of an urban designer.

  • RTPI announces election of three fellows

    • 16 Nov 2021
    • Samantha Eckford