Sonia Tanda

  • Social workers: how to recruit and retain the best

    08 March 2022

    Using mental health as a key starting point, Penna’s Sonia Tanda offers some top tips on how to retain your key workers.


  • How to attract the best talent

    11 January 2022

    2021 was quite a year for local government recruitment, especially in social work, says Sonia Tanda. She explains some of the ways to attract the best candidates.


  • Councils' USP is their focus on employees as people

    24 November 2021

    Sue Atkinson, Anne Sullivan and Sonia Tanda at Penna say it's time to talk about your council's diversity and inclusion strategy, physical and mental health initiatives and your organisational culture.


  • A tailored, personal approach gives you an edge

    02 June 2021

    Sonia Tanda at Penna looks at how councils can stand out from the crowd when it comes to recruiting social workers.


  • The right time for some strategic thinking

    17 June 2020

    The pandemic has presented an opportunity for the sector to re-think its recruitment strategies, particularly in the search for experienced social workers. Maggie Hennessy and Sonia Tanda explain.