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9 Reasons Why: you must tune into Civil Service Live!

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  There’s a growing buzz with the return of Civil Service Live (16-17 June) just three weeks away. Lorraine McBride has the lowdown on what you can expect from the online event. One of the biggest staff events in Europe …

Reimagining training in a covid world

Concept of work from home and home family education. Mum and son are sitting at the desk. Business woman works on the Internet in a laptop, a child writes in a notebook.

Remote training when working from home has been a boon in keeping staff connected. Pamela Dow in conversation with Louise Scott-Worrall on why lockdown is a wakeup call for better virtual training. Hello, it’s Learning at Work Week - a great …

Mentoring and Me

A great mentor encourages a person to progress, giving valuable advice and encouragement. But it isn’t a one-way street. Many mentors find building the bond just as rewarding and gain fresh inspiration. Below, Bernie Thompson and Melissa Crawshay-Williams share their …

The Apprentice - Henry's journey

  Thinking of an apprenticeship? Go for it, says former Civil Service apprentice, Henry Reed. It gave him recognised qualifications, valuable work experience, lasting friendships and much more. I joined the Civil Service in 2015 as a Business Administration Apprentice. …

Matthew's Apprentice Journey

Making the leap from growing up in care to a Civil Service career and working on the frontline during Covid-19 didn’t happen easily. Matthew I’anson recalls his experience joining the Civil Service through the Talent Diversity Internship Programme My name …

The Apprentice - Rob's hired!

Rob Kinnard, Policy Advisor, Water Security and Resilience Department: DEFRA

Looking for a career opportunity that challenges you and pays you while you learn? Civil Service Policy Apprentice Rob Kinnard believes his two-year training is one of his best decisions yet. I joined the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local …

Commemorating Holocaust Memorial Day 2021

Government Chief People Officer, Rupert McNeil writes about Holocaust Memorial Day, and reveals his deeply personal family connection. We are living through unusual and difficult times. But pandemics, while rare, are not unique human experiences. The Holocaust is.  We need …

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