Recruitment Advertising

kae wogel made this Freedom of Information request to Truro and Penwith College

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Dear Truro and Penwith College,

Can you please provide me with your spend for permanent recruitment
over the last 12 months split by advertising, agency fees (please
confirm agency used), transfer fees, training etc.

Yours faithfully,

kae wogel

Lin Scott, Truro and Penwith College

Dear Kae Wogel

Thank you for your e-mail dated 19 December 2016 regarding an FOI request.

I have forwarded you request to the FOI Officer who will contact you on her return from leave in the New Year.


Lin Scott
Personnel Officer
Tel: 01872 267041
Truro & Penwith College, College Road, Truro, TR1 3XX

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Jane Cashmore, Truro and Penwith College

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Dear Kae Wogel


Thank you for your FoI enquiry, forwarded from our Personnel Office for my


In response to your enquiry I can confirm


·         We have an in-house Personnel Team and do not generally use
Recruitment Agencies

·         There have been no ‘transfer fees’

·         ‘Training’ is a vague concept – we have a range of in-house
staff development delivers as part of other roles in college 

·         The recruitment advertising budget is directly targeted at
advertising for new or replacement posts in appropriate publications or on
websites.  Specifically:

1.       TES/FE Week/ETeach UK Ltd  or Association of Colleges for
teaching and academic posts

2.       Local general newspapers across Cornwall for support posts

3.       Individual specialist publications where appropriate for trade
and vocational posts (e.g. Motor vehicle/Construction/Preforming Arts)

·         Approximately £150,000 was spent across a number publications or
sites in the last academic year to successfully appoint 122 academic staff
and 175 support staff








Jane Cashmore

Director of Operations, Truro and Penwith College

(Tel: 01872 265809) (e-mail [1][email address])


Julie Gilbert

Senior Staff Secretary, Director of Operations

(Tel: 01872 267002) (e-mail [2][email address])


Ami Dunstan

Operations Support (Lettings and Room Booking), Director of Operations

(Tel: 01872 267143 (e-mail [3][email address] )


Truro & Penwith College, College Road, Truro, TR1 3XX




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