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.
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.
John Manzoni reflects on Civil Service Live 2017 - the biggest and best-attended ever - and the progress it highlighted on realising the vision of 'A Brilliant Civil Service'.
Jonathan Jones introduces his five priorities for improving health and wellbeing in the Civil Service.
It's Civil Service Physical Activity Week, and Jonathan Jones, our Health and Well-being Champion, has some tips on how we can fit physical activity into the working day.
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.
Civil Service Awards Champion Richard Heaton gives his three main reasons for loving the awards and explains why we should all think about nominating someone this year.
Sue Owen highlights the opportunity to join two schemes focused on increasing diversity in the Civil Service's senior leadership.
Registration for Civil Service Live 2017, the annual learning showcase for the organisation, is now open. This year, as John Manzoni explains, the event is built around the vision of 'A Brilliant Civil Service'.
Hayley Trezel compares her experience of working in the Civil Service with that of BAME colleagues.
Jeremy Heywood reviews a groundbreaking event attended by over 700 school students and 230 Civil Service volunteers to raise young people's career aspirations.