Thinking of applying for a role as a User Researcher at Defra? Fran Redman shares a typical (or not so typical) day in the life of a Senior User Researcher.
On World Mental Health Day, Kata Papunen reflects on the value of such initiatives and considers her own journey, including personal struggles which have been helped through having access to a range of workplace assistance and resources.
In the second part of her blog on feedback Lead Content Designer Leyla Kee-McParlin shares some top tips for giving and receiving feedback, and the things you can do if you want to explore this topic further.
In Libraries Week Defra library officer Cathy O’Sullivan shares some reflections on her learnings from the pandemic and how it’s changed the way in which the Defra library service works.
In the first instalment of a two-part blog Lead Content Designer Leyla Kee-McParlin explains how feedback is essential to self-development, and explores how you can give and receive feedback in the most productive and sensitive ways.
Pippa Sumner sets out how Defra is taking further strides towards being an increasingly data-driven organisation.
In National Inclusion Week, two young professionals, Zach Shiels and Elora Parocki, who recently spent time in Defra through different internship schemes, reflect on their experiences and the things they learned.
Colin Banno-Thornton, Director of Major Projects and Digital Delivery, explains how we made some organisational changes in our Digital data and technology organisation earlier in the year to bring together our projects and digital delivery teams into a single, digital delivery portfolio.
In support of International Literacy Day Lucy Hartley explores why literacy is so vital to her team’s work – content design - in particular the need to follow best practice when producing content and using plain English.
In the last of our Blogs celebrating National Fishing Month, Digital Product Manager Melinda Twigg shares some reflections on her team’s work over the past year to develop digital fishing licences.