For years, content designer Alice Winters assumed she just wasn’t trying hard enough to get things done - then she found out she had ADHD. In this post, Alice shares her diagnosis story, how she harnesses her ADHD in her work and manages some of the challenges it brings.
Technology Innovation Consultant Marcus Melton shares his thoughts on how emerging technologies are explored in Defra, and why it is important we continue to test innovative solutions across the department.
Defra digital, data and technology Content Designer Laura Churchill shares her thoughts on some of the key things that her profession requires of those individuals thinking of making a career change.
On International Day of Happiness, Interim Executive Assistant Imogen Moorhouse took a few moments to reflect on the things she does for a happy workday, including starting the day on a positive note.
On World Sleep Day, Capability Development Analyst Katey Melici shares her reflections on the difficulties she often experiences with sleeping, the negative impacts this can have, and how she mitigates these.
To celebrate Compost Week UK, Senior Interaction Designer Christina Gyles shares her love of composting and reflects on how lucky she is that her passion dovetails so nicely with her work.
In the latest of our Blogs celebrating National Careers Week, junior developer Holly Adamson tells us how her fascination with languages and gaming led her to a career in Defra.
Stella Power, Chief Operating Officer in Defra’s Digital, data and technology function, shares her career experiences as we celebrate International Women’s Day, the theme of which this year is #BreakTheBias.
As National Careers Week gets underway, our Head of Strategic Resourcing and Organisational Development Maggie Bosniak shares her reflections of a 25-year career working in various parts of Defra group and highlights the many opportunities for young people to join us.
Will McGeehin, our Interim Deputy Director for Digital Technology Strategy, tells us how Defra has opened his eyes to the possibilities of truly sustainable technology and the many challenges that come with IT going green.