John Bentley from Severn Trent Water reflects on his experience after six months of a Civil Service secondment.
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.
Steph Rhodes describes the benefits of a career development programme aimed specifically at women civil servants.
To mark World Diabetes Day, the FCO's Kevin McGurgan tells the story of his family's experience of the condition and why it's no bar to a successful career.
Finding no women's network at the Department for Education when they moved there, Carolyn O'Connor and Beth Walker set about creating one.
After Rupert McNeil blogged about getting a Workplace Adjustment Passport, civil servants came forward with their own stories. Among the first was Lynsey Murray.
What's been happening in the world of job sharing in the Civil Service? Caz Thomas, Chair of the Job Share and Alternative Working Network, brings us up to date.