Working in operations within the Civil Service was not something that Iain Mackinnon ever planned, but he has no regrets.
A great place to work
A range of blogs illustrating the theme of the same name, one of the four supporting pillars of the vision of 'A Brilliant Civil Service'.
The strapline for this theme is: "A brilliant Civil Service - a great place to work. It will continue to be inclusive, flexible, modern and connected, sitting at the heart of a wider public service. In everything we do we will encourage openness, challenge, innovation and excellence."
The three other pillars of the vision are: Improved outcomes; Effective leaders; Skilled people.
Andrew Cullinane, of the Civil Service Careers website team, on how the platform has developed in its first half-year to offer more for users.
Recruiting apprentices has brought new benefits to the Crown Prosecution Service, says Senior HR Manager Debra Cheers.
Tamsin Morgan describes how her preconceptions of women's role in the MOD were challenged when she joined the department last year.
Doing an apprenticeship has opened new doors for the Home Office's Alex Sutton.
Sarah Bishop, Head of the Government Apprenticeship Strategy Team, urges departments to think big and create more apprenticeships.
Cabinet Office Health & Wellbeing Champion Charlie Edwards introduces Megan Phelps's account of living with anorexia.
To mark Time to Talk Day, Philip Rutnam introduces Emil Levendoğlu's personal account of how he came to open up to others about his mental health.
Government Communication Service apprentice Hyo Adams explains how a Civil Service apprenticeship gave him a new chance for a career.
Richard Graham charts the background to the Smarter Working initiative in the Civil Service and highlights the deadline for nominations for the 2019 Smarter Working Awards.