The 'integrated leadership system' has no place in government recruitment

By Ann Villiers
Updated April 24 2018 - 11:44am, first published January 25 2016 - 12:41am

Recent Informant issues have scrutinised the role of selection criteria in merit-based recruitment. Should these criteria be used? And, if so, how? While my article in October gave a tongue-in-cheek account of life without selection criteria, I agree with Andrew Podger, who wrote in December that they need to be retained to support the merit principle.