As transformation in government continues, recruitment changes with it.
Recruitment and Skills
Ask someone what they think working in government might be like, and you’ll sometimes get answers like this: it will be out of date, detached from reality, officious, cumbersome. Those are Yes, Minister-era stereotypes that simply don't apply anymore. Government …
Continuing in the series of blog posts by current Digital and Technology Fast Streamers, Iain Gordon writes about his first placement at the Home Office and his next move. I’m a first-year Digital and Technology Fast Streamer (DATs, as we’re commonly known). …
The DVLA are no strangers to digital transformation. They're responsible for 3 of the government's digital exemplars. This means they have been making dramatic changes to how their customers transact. And they've adopted agile project methods to make changes to …
When we advertise a vacancy we’re asking a candidate to join and contribute their knowledge, skills, talents, behaviours, time, and energy to our organisation.
HR and Transformation teams can use the Digital and Technology skills guide to establish skill requirements and role profiles when shaping their teams.
I posted recently about the basics of the recruitment process, I wanted to follow that up with a brief look at how you build a recruitment strategy.
David Richardson joined the Civil Service in 2013 as a Digital and Technology (DaT) Fast Streamer (previously the Technology in Business Fast Stream).
Disruptive technologies, like cloud computing, big data and open source software, demand new technology skill sets.
If you want to increase the chances of your service passing a Digital by Default Service Standard assessment, then make sure you have a service manager who has been on the Induction Programme at GDS.