Today is National Mentoring Day, set up to raise awareness and promote the positive benefits of mentoring. Gemma Rogers has been seeing a mentor, Louise, for the last few months. Here they blog about their experiences of mentoring.
Content is king. But what does that mean? And what is surface content? Elisabeth Ward explains how to create quality content.
We’ve blogged before about language and gender. We’ve found that removing masculine words and gender coding from job adverts has a huge effect on applications from women. This got us thinking, how gendered is the PDS blog?
Gemma Rogers has blogged about why making videos isn't always a good idea and what you can do to make your videos better.
The content team is responsible for managing @UKParliament's presence on social media and recently we went to Social Media Week London. We've blogged about some of the lessons we learned and what new things we want to try.
There are many techniques for animating and a range of different programs to create specific effects. In this post Sharan Dhaliwal shares some of the methods that have worked for Parliament and our online audiences this year.
Work experience students, Holly, Alexa and George, tell us what they learnt from their time working with us in Parliament.
Rebecca Hales talks about how to take a simple, accessible and plain English approach to presenting that will get audiences excited about the work we do in the Digital Service.
Content in one form or another is everyone's concern but the editorial side of things isn't necessarily something people worry about. Carrie Barclay talks about why we're developing tonal values for Parliament and why it's a shared responsibility.
Gemma Rogers joined PDS a couple of months ago and blogs about working in Parliament and how she's coping working in such a large organisation.