Loraine talks about her career in Parliament, what it feels like to find out you're being given an MBE, and why her careers advisor was right all along.
Women in digital
Charlotte Littleboy talks about flexible working, why it's important when you work and live in two different countries and how she balances beach life with working in PDS.
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".
Jo Clay, Head of Inclusive Resourcing at Equal Approach, explains what the "bro code" is and how to improve diversity in digital.
As I settle into my new role as Parliament's Director of Transformation and embrace the challenges ahead, I'm reminded of the importance of diversity in today’s changing world.
Following a meeting between Heads of Profession last week, I felt compelled to bite the bullet. To write the blog post I've been intending to write for a long time and that's because a topic that I feel really passionately about dominated the second half of the agenda, flexible working. Specifically, smart working.
At the end of August, the development team set up a recruitment task force. The aim was to research and test ideas on how to improve recruitment at PDS. We talk about what we've done, what we've learned and what's next for the task force.
Elisabeth Ward recently joined the content team at PDS and she blogs about coming from a small agency to working in Parliament, what it's like to work here and how she's spent her first six weeks.