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Podcast – Think digital, act human: the interview panel’s perspective

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Ever been to an interview and wanted to know what the panel was thinking? In this episode, Nettie Williams, Head of Community and Communications gives the unique perspective of a panel member and what they're looking for. If you have an interview coming up, this episode's for you.

Podcast – Think digital, act human: a diary of a successful job candidate

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If you’re thinking about joining the Civil Service give this a listen. Tom Adams shares pearls of wisdom on preparing for an interview, making the most of your nerves, and the difference between public and private sector recruitment.

Podcast – the second series of ‘Think digital, act human’: job application do's and don'ts

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Here is the second series of our ‘Think digital, act human’ podcast. In this episode, host Adaobi Ifeachor, speaks to Vita Shapland-Howes about recruitment in the civil service. Tune in to hear about name-blind recruitment, negotiating salaries, essential criteria and more.

Podcast – Think digital, act human: a spotlight on Shafiqa Gunton

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In this festive bonus episode, Shaf Gunton talks to Adaobi Ifeachor about her role as a programme delivery manager in the Get help with technology service. She has advice for people interested in joining this digital profession, and tells us why she set up an engineering academy in Scarborough.

Podcast – Think digital, act human: the Get help with technology service

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How did the critical Get help with technology service come about? Rachel Hope, Deputy director for Teacher services, and Shaf Gunton, Programme delivery manager, talk to Adaobi Ifeachor about the complexities and obstacles they faced and what's next for this essential service.

Podcast - Think digital, act human: future ways of working

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What is future ways of working and why is it important? Jack Collier, Head of Digital for School Services, talks to Adaobi Ifeachor about designing office spaces now that we return to work, and how this impacts culture as well as diversity and inclusion.

Podcast - Think digital, act human: why are communities of practice good for organisations?

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In DfE we have more than 10 communities of practice, all at different stages of maturity. Jen Staves, Head of Profession for content design talks to Adaobi Ifeachor about the intrinsic value of these communities.

Podcast - Think digital, act human: Black voices in digital and technology

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What does it mean to be a Black digital and technology expert in government? Adaobi Ifeachor speaks to Virginia Brown, a Black Content Design Lead, Courtney Allen, a Black Associate Product Manager and Keisha Herbert, a Black Senior User Researcher, to learn about their journeys into the Civil Service.

Podcast: the first in our 'Think digital, act human' series

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Emma Stace - chief digital and technology officer - gives her personal view on mental health during covid, and the conversations she's had about race in the past year. She also explains what service ownership and user-centred deign lab are and how these ways of working make such a difference.