The results of a pilot scheme by Crown Commercial Service and the Behavioural Insights Team to collect simple feedback from public sector buyers on certain purchases are both surprising and encouraging.
Sarah Maclean and Tessa Griffiths work in the Qualifications Systems and Reform Division in the Department for Education (DfE). They both work three days a week with an overlap on Wednesdays.
Emma Cole and James Burt are currently in a job share in the Department of Energy and Climate Change. They give tips on making a job share work while sharing responsibility for projects.
Tom Powell and Kathryn Alford are currently job sharing in the Department of Energy and Climate Change in a job share partnership from the Ministry of Defence. They explain the advantages of job sharing, and how they make their job share work successfully.
Wendy Barnes, former Chief Operating Officer at the Department for Energy and Climate change, talks about her experience of job sharing in the private sector. She explains what the experience taught her and gives tips on how to make a job share successful.
Beverley Adams and Tracy Armstrong have been job sharing at the Ministry of Justice since 2001. They talk about how it has helped them in their careers while still maintaining a good work-life balance.