Recruitment: a view from the panel

Following on from the blog posts I’ve been editor of for the ALT blog (thanks to Julie and Mimi as authors of the five-part recruitment series), I wanted to give my own experience of reviewing some 400 applications, conducting over 50 online interviews and appointing some amazing people to over 15 roles (some new roles, some replacement vacancies) during the last 18 months (since we entered lockdown and started working remotely, and an equal number of face-to-face interviews in the years prior too).

If you want to read the posts by Julie and Mimi from City, University of London, I’ll wait while you go. Start with their first post – preparing to apply. The series continues through the application and preparation for the interview, as well as the interview itself and to follow-ups and (hopefully) an offer.

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