Keela Shackell-Smith on what winning the Diversity and Inclusion category at the Civil Service Awards means for the Cross Government Women’s Network.
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.
How work shadowing can help develop new insights and build skills. Read interesting account by Zamila Bunglawala on work shadowing the British Ambassador to the UN.
What does a permanent secretary do? Department for Transport's Simon Baugh found out what some 8-year-olds thought when he accompanied Permanent Secretary Bernadette Kelly to a Primary Futures event.
Hayley Trezel compares her experience of working in the Civil Service with that of BAME colleagues.
Andrew Howarth of the Government Property Profession looks at changes in facilities management that could make workplaces healthier and more productive.
Last week, Jeremy Heywood welcomed pupils from an East London secondary school to Cabinet Office to talk about career opportunities in the Civil Service.
Julie Taylor, Chair of the Civil Service Apprenticeship Programme Board, introduces two Fast Track apprentices who talk about their experiences and give their top tips for success.
The third in a series of first-person experiences of the Workplace Adjustment Passport in action.
John Bentley from Severn Trent Water reflects on his experience after six months of a Civil Service secondment.
Steph Rhodes describes the benefits of a career development programme aimed specifically at women civil servants.