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Better Together: Co-Designing with Local Authorities

Our family hubs digital project is complex - we knew we would need sustained involvement.  The DfE’s family hubs digital team are developing services to help families and the local authority professionals who work with them. As local authorities open …

Working Collaboratively Across Professions

Working in a multi-disciplinary team is important to deliver great services. Equally, it is important to make time for community. There are lots of ways we work in collaboration with our users and professionals in DfE (Department for Education). Our …

Innovative Approaches to User Research Recruitment Challenges

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User researchers help teams understand the people who will be using Government services. We investigate who the users of a service are, what their experiences have been and what they need. We then consider how we can meet those needs through design and delivery of services.  

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.