With social sector organisations growing and a surge of vacancies – from frontline community jobs to impact investment to ESG roles in mainstream investment firms – there’s more competition than ever to get the right talent on board. That makes it crucial to create a robust recruitment strategy.

Your workforce can make or break your effectiveness as a social impact organisation. So how do you build your very own A-team? Sheena Pentin, founder and director of specialist recruitment consultancy Careers4Change, shares top tips for smart hiring strategies – from building a diverse recruitment team to being transparent on salary, offering flexibility, and carrying out values-based interviews.