Helen Thomas and Lorna Kennedy both recently completed their studies and they both worked in PDS while they were studying. In this blog post, they talk about the challenges and how studying while working was more rewarding than they imagined.
Jaie Samson was at a crossroads in his career so he decided to sign up for the Talent Management Programme in Parliament.
PDS is aware that the 650 MP constituency offices around the country don't often get the tech support they need from us. To help staff make the most of the services on offer, we've decided to create a local engagement team. Daniel Crutchfield explains what to expect from this new team.
Something we realised recently was that we’re not very good at identifying the benefits we bring to Parliament. Tracey Jessup talks about the work we're doing to help measure benefits.
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.
Jocelyn Peachey joined Parliament nine years ago last month. Her Parliamentary career has been varied and challenging and she reflects on what she's learnt during her time here.
2017 has included some unexpected things for the PDS. In her first week, Tracey Jessup talks about becoming the new Director, what PDS has achieved so far and what the future holds for us.
Laurence Favager talks about his career move from journalist restricted by deadlines, to PDS content designer free to iterate.
Elisabeth in the Content Team talks about raising awareness of disabilities by speaking about her own experience.
The theme of this year's International Women's Day was "be bold for change". A good mantra for everyone, men and women. As I went to a Parliamentary reception to mark the event, I thought of that other quote, "Be the change you want to see".