Recruitment has never been more important at UK Parliament, as we hire people who’ll support us through exciting and challenging times ahead. Amy Mollett talks us through some recent changes we've made using social media to promote vacancies.
Following on from Dan Cook’s blog post about healthy and happy teams, we’re trialling something new in the digital portfolio team. A new way to say thank you and well done to colleagues who have gone above and beyond.
We have four cultural values here in PDS: care, community, curiosity, and confidence. We recently held a cultural values day which focused on the care value. Dan Cook and John Box have blogged about why we did it and what it involved.
The UK Parliament YouTube channel recently reached the milestone of 100,000 subscribers. This means we're now the proud owners of a Silver Creator Award but what does that mean for the channel? Matt Instone talks us through the new YouTube strategy.
Understanding the needs of our users is an integral part of building a service that works for everyone. Recently we've extended those services to other teams across Parliament by helping them to learn more about their users and the impact they can have on these services.
Trine is a user research lead but she wasn’t always a user researcher. She's done loads of jobs from making props for TV to working in web design so she's written about how she got to where she is.
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.
Caroline Auty attended the recent ANZPIT forum in Australia, which is an annual gathering of parliamentary IT people, and she's blogged about the best bits.
Kat Cimetta is the social media editor for UK Parliament's channels and she's written about joining forces with Parliament’s curators, collection managers, and archivists to get involved in the global hashtag campaign #AskACurator.
Service desk analyst Abigail Prempeh-Brown has worked in various roles. Find out how the service desk fixes problems and how Abigail’s background as a librarian and mental health support worker helps her provide excellent customer service.