Tag: Career

  • Looking for the positives

    Looking for the positives

    We’re all skilled in many different ways; when it comes to our careers; why do we apologies for our weaknesses, rather than celebrate our strengths? Another slightly introspective blog from me today, but one I think worth writing, as I know I’m not the only one guilty of this. As we move through our careers, […]

  • Reflecting on Career Pathways

    Reflecting on Career Pathways

    This week I’ve been thinking a lot about careers; what does a good career look like? What are my next steps? How do organisations retain their staff and over them career growth? Are career’s even a big thing anymore? Growing up it was always drummed into me how important it was to have a career. […]

  • Making User Centred Design more inclusive

    Making User Centred Design more inclusive

    How do we support people from minority or disadvantaged backgrounds to get a career in User Centred Design? If you look around for ways to get a careers in Digital/Tech, you would probably trip over half a dozen Apprenticeships, Academies or Earn as you Learn Schemes; not to mention Graduate Schemes; without even trying. However, […]

  • Getting work in the Digital Industry

    Getting work in the Digital Industry

    Why working in the public sector might be of interest to you! One of my favourite things about my role, well my career to be honest; is the opportunity to do Educational Outreach type activities. In the last few years especially I’ve been asked a few times to speak to Students (both Sixth form or […]

  • Finding your tribe. My path to the Civil Service:

    That’s been some great stories shared on twitter today, and it really got me thinking about why I joined the Civil Service, and why I’ve stayed in the public sector. Homeless till I was almost 4, I grew up on a council estate, daughter of a single mum, and like many others seemed to do, […]