News & Insights

We make time to keep abreast of events within both the public and commercial sectors, whilst having the expert in-house capability to provide an authoritative voice within our areas of niche specialism. Below are some insights we hope that you will find interesting.

Posted Thursday 09-09-21

Reaching candidates from the BAME community for Board appointments

It’s no secret that the BAME community is underrepresented when it comes to being on Boards, this is something our […]

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Posted Thursday 09-09-21

What it means to have Diversity of Thought on Boards

‘Diversity’ is a word whose politics can be controversial; for some it represents a welcome change from the monotony of […]

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Posted Monday 30-08-21

The important relationship between a Chair and the CEO with SAY Women

Our very own Debbie Shields, puts her money where her mouth is and along with Pam Hunter CEO of SAY […]

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Posted Tuesday 17-08-21

Giving Back

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Posted Tuesday 10-08-21

The Unseen Side of the RSL Sector: Creating ‘Place’ for Communities

Hi, my name is Nigel, and I’m the Director here at Aspen People. Today I’d like to chat about something […]

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Posted Thursday 29-07-21

Barry Moore from Abertay Housing Association

We were delighted to have a chat with Barry Moore from Abertay Housing Association as part of our Housing Sector […]

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Posted Thursday 15-07-21

For Leaders: How to Run a Remote Recruitment Process

As the pandemic has forced more and more recruitment online, we’ve been faced with many unanticipated challenges and a need […]

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Posted Tuesday 13-07-21

How to write an effective cover letter

You probably already have it hammered into you how to write and structure a CV, but there are fewer resources […]

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Posted Thursday 17-06-21

Education and Skills Panel

We were delighted to welcome an expert panel from the Education and Skills sector: Audrey Cumberford MBE FRSE | Edinburgh […]

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Posted Wednesday 26-05-21

Testimonial from Scottish Canals

Massive thank you to Josie Saunders, Head of Corporate Affairs at Scottish Canals!

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Posted Wednesday 26-05-21

How universities have adapted to COVID

As part of our Education & Skills Sector Focus – we are delighted to report on how well Universities have […]

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Posted Wednesday 26-05-21

Education & Skills Sector Focus

I, Donogh O’Brien am delighted to lead up this month’s sector focus on the Education and Skills Sector.   I […]

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Posted Thursday 13-05-21

The Public Sector – Could this be the next step for you?

The Public Sector – And why it may be a good consideration for your next career move!   > Lots […]

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Posted Thursday 13-05-21

North Highland College UHI appoints new Principal

Congratulations Debbie! On behalf of the Aspen team, we are delighted that there was a strong and diverse field of […]

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Posted Tuesday 11-05-21

Aspen Client Partners

Meet the team that keeps us all running smoothly – Kelsey, Melissa and Katy, our Client Partners!

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Posted Tuesday 11-05-21

What is it like to be a chair on a board of a charity?

My experiences, insights, and successes as a chair on a charity board for the brilliant organisation SAY Women.   My […]

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Posted Wednesday 05-05-21

Public Sector Diversity and Inclusion Digital Conference

Public Sector Diversity and Inclusion Digital Conference 19th April 2021 It was great to attend the conference this month and […]

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Posted Wednesday 21-04-21

LIVE Panel discussing the Third Sector

We were delighted to welcome our panel to discuss the Third Sector. Hosted by Debbie Shields of Aspen People. Panel […]

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