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New guide to Values-Based Recruitment

The Local Government Association has published a guide to Values-Based Recruitment (VBR).  

VBR is shown to improve the success of recruitment campaigns and build a workforce that better reflects the diversity of the community served. It is shown to support retention.

Designed to support councils and employers wishing to implement VBR, the guide comprises VBR case studies, and useful resources.

The 10 features of VBR are:  

  • Define your values
  • Engage your stakeholders
  • Make it personal
  • Make it local
  • Widen the talent pool
  • ‘Upend’ the process
  • Assess for values
  • Take a system view
  • Live your values
  • Capture the impact


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