Zamila Bunglawala talks about her experience of volunteering with charity Concern to support communities in South Sudan.
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.
In his latest post, Civil Service Race Champion Richard Heaton introduces Sameera de Silva, who talks about her experience of working with a sponsor through the Empower Programme to assist her moving into the Senior Civil Service.
In the Year of Inclusion, Government Chief People Officer Rupert McNeil looks at progress towards making the Civil Service a great place to work for carers.
Daron Walker, Health & Wellbeing Champion at BEIS, looks at how different departments marked Time to Talk Day, an annual event to encourage us to talk about our mental health.
Brian Stanislas talks to Ian Shepherd about his job share at the Department for International Trade and how it helps him to enjoy his other interests and enthusiasms.
To mark National Apprenticeship Week, we asked current and former Government Communication Service apprentices in departments across government to reflect on their experiences and career journey to date.
Nominations for the Smarter Working Live 2020 awards are now open. Past winners tell us what winning has meant for their organisations, and have some tips on making an effective application.
For National Apprenticeship Week, we asked two colleagues, Natasa and Marcel, what attracted them to an apprenticeship in the Government Property Profession, and what they are getting out of it.
The second in a series of blogs for the Civil Service Year of Inclusion where we ask colleagues from across the UK for their personal view of what inclusion means in practice.
Rob Neil believes that increasing cultural intelligence can help individuals identify their biases and create effective strategies for managing them.