Associate Cloud Engineer Darcie Ingram reflects on her experiences being part of the first cohort of ‘cadets’ to join our new Cloud Academy.
User research panel manager Jason Stockwell reflects on what happens when a user research project grows suddenly, and quickly, and how this needs to be managed to keep things on track.
As recruiters around the world have been celebrating International Recruiter’s Day, Polly Whitworth shares her tips for those thinking of applying for a job in the Civil Service, including how to avoid some of the common pitfalls in the written application process and the interview.
Defra is recruiting content designers for its future farming programme. Sue Agnew, Jenn Brookbanks and Tom Metcalf recently joined the team. Read about their experience of the content design role and what they enjoy about it, to help you decide if this role is right for you.
On International Day of Persons with Disabilities Christopher Cotmore reflects on his autism spectrum diagnosis and the impact of technology on the way he works.
Interested in joining Defra as s Service Designer? Hannah Rutherford-Roke tells us about her role as a Senior Service Designer and why she chose to work for Defra.
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.
Jo Irving shares her thoughts on how working flexibly and being a homeworker too has enabled her to balance a busy home and work life, one which has responsibilities that include fostering children.
On World Listening Day, Senior Capability Development Advisor and qualified coach Hermionie Blake shares her experiences of coaching, how it’s helping some of her colleagues in Defra Digital, data and technology to develop their own careers, and why listening is such an integral part of the coaching journey.
As Ramadan begins for Muslims around the world, Afshan Khan, a Resource Manager in our Architecture Data Information and Innovation team, shares her thoughts and reflections on what this important time in the Islamic calendar means to her.