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  • 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.

  • How to attract town planners in a candidate-driven market

    • 7 Oct 2021
    • Matt Fraser

    Matt Fraser at Penguin Recruitment shares his latest advice for those vying for talent in the town planning sector.

  • Croydon aerial view

    Why I love working at Croydon Council

    • 4 Oct 2021
    • Planning Jobs

    Heather Cheesbrough, director of planning and strategic transport at Croydon Council, tells us about the diversity of the borough, the varied workload and the career opportunities on offer.

  • Olafiyin Taiwo

    Building diversity within local authority planning teams

    • 27 Sep 2021
    • Joshua Elliott & Chloe Dickinson

    Olafiyin Taiwo, planning consultant, talks to Oyster Partnership about what it means to truly embrace diversity.

  • Preparing to return to the office? Here are some top tips

    • 1 Sep 2021
    • Jennifer Jackson

    Harriet Allan at Penguin Recruitment shares advice on how to make a successful transition back to the office. 

  • Tackling mental health issues in the town planning industry

    • 8 Jun 2021
    • Alex Tapley & Jessica Carnwath, Oyster Partnership

    Oyster Partnership speaks to two local authorities and a national consultancy about how they’re helping staff to stay positive throughout the pandemic.

  • Flexible working boosted by COVID-19 in the town planning industry

    • 24 Mar 2021
    • Jennifer Jackson

    Matt Fraser at Penguin Recruitment shares his insights into the pandemic impact on flexible working trends.

  • What is the future of hiring in the town planning industry?

    • 16 Sep 2020
    • Kate Peers-McQueen

    Kate Peers-McQueen, principal consultant at deverellsmith, dares to go post-pandemic in town planning recruitment.

  • Apple Watch

    Take part in the 2020 Annual Jobs Survey to win an Apple Watch Series 5

    • 27 Jan 2020
    • Sophie White

    Have your say in the 2020 Annual Jobs Survey from Wonderful Workplaces for a chance to win an Apple Watch Series 5 worth £399.

  • Penguin Recruitment

    Career quandary: Should I relocate for work?

    • 7 Jan 2020
    • Jennifer Jackson

    Matt Fraser from Penguin Recruitment answers a common career dilemma.

  • automation

    How will automation impact on your town planning career?

    • 5 Dec 2019
    • Jennifer Jackson

    Will robots take your job and what skills will you need to keep up with technological innovation?

  • EVP Index

    Advice to help you position your company as an ‘employer of choice’

    • 28 Nov 2019
    • Jennifer Jackson

    Get top tips to help you build your employer brand.

  • Tower Hamlets town hall

    Tower Hamlets: Working for “the best of London” in one borough

    • 20 Nov 2019
    • Jennifer Jackson

    Paul Buckenham, development manager at Tower Hamlets Council, describes what it’s like to work there, the team culture and town planning job vacancies.

  • Tunbridge Wells Borough Council

    What is it like to work in the planning team at Tunbridge Wells Borough Council?

    • 18 Nov 2019
    • Jennifer Jackson

    Steve Baughen, head of planning at Tunbridge Wells Borough Council, tells us about the team culture and exciting planning roles it’s recruiting for.

  • Richard Henley

    How to lead a successful town planning team

    • 6 Nov 2019
    • Jennifer Jackson

    Matt Fraser, team manager - planning at Penguin Recruitment, spoke to Richard Henley, director at hgh Consulting, about what it takes to lead a great team.

  • flexible working

    How to request flexible working

    • 9 Oct 2019
    • Jennifer Jackson

    We spoke to Matt Fraser, team manager - planning at Penguin Recruitment, for advice on how to approach flexible working options with employers.

  • EBI Report

    Why employer branding matters in the town planning sector

    • 11 Jul 2019
    • Jennifer Jackson

    Employees in town planning are more likely than average to say their employer did not effectively communicate its brand, according to the 2019 Employer Branding Insights Report.

  • Harborough Innovation Centre

    What is it like to work in the planning team at Harborough District Council?

    • 6 Jun 2019
    • Jennifer Jackson

    David Atkinson, head of planning & regeneration, offers insider insight into the team culture and job opportunities.

  • Bell Cornwell

    Wonderful workplaces in planning: Bell Cornwell

    • 23 Apr 2019
    • Angeline Jones & Myles Hooban, Penguin Recruitment

    Penguin Recruitment spoke to Bell Cornwell about what makes a ‘wonderful workplace’ and advice for those starting their planning careers.