Most HR/ OD departments already have a promotions process in place. But many are also interested in other solutions. So why the potential interest in change?
Is your FRS thinking about how to make improvements to meet HMICFRS report recommendations? Or about making changes now, in order to get ahead of future inspections?
Approaches which are gaining momentum are on-line methods of conducting selection and development assessments. Whether this is something you may need to consider in the future, or are actively weighing up now, here are 13 learning points from our experience at VCA Ltd which we think you may find useful.
With each assessment process there will be candidates who are relieved at the outcome, those who are disappointed but accept the decision, and those who wish to challenge an unsuccessful result.
First launched in 2019, the VCA Ltd Career Progression Gateway online assessments haves now been used by 8 FRS from Firefighter Recruit up to Strategic Manager
Here are our best tips for helping you get the most out of the opportunity to share information with, and gain insights from, your promotions candidates.
Taking the CPG in-house – how does it work using internal assessors?
Applying the CPG to other roles- assessing on-call, control room and other staff
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With British firefighters being deployed to Greece to tackle the ongoing wildfires, strong leadership within the Fire and Rescue Service is more important than ever. The ability to select the best candidates for leadership roles with the Service is essential to ensure excellent performance and maximum benefit for the communities.