Week 08/52

I haven’t been working for UKHSA this week – I decided to step away fully for a few days as lurking on the work Windows laptop everyday waiting for something to happen where I could genuinely contribute was spinning me out a bit.  The timing was pretty good – I had a first interview for…… Continue reading Week 08/52

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Week 07/52

Even for a short week this has been especially quiet and empty of activity. My role really feels surplus to requirements in the current circumstances so I have essentially stood down apart from a few 1-2-1s and helping gather job leads to ensure everybody leaving lands well. There is a scenario where later in this…… Continue reading Week 07/52

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Week 06/52

Well the circumstances that caused my short and downbeat note last week have now leaked all over The Guardian. I don’t have much to add other than that this kind of disruption is rarely evenly distributed across an organisation and I’d suggest that this article underplays things for the corner in which I am operating.…… Continue reading Week 06/52

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Week 05/52

This is a short/short week for me that for reasons became even shorter and has left me with a super short weeknote. Honestly it has been a weird couple of days work wise. Change is coming in waves and the significant pivot that has emerged in the last week or so has left me discombobulated.…… Continue reading Week 05/52

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Week 04/52

Blooming heck. Well this week has been PEAK CIVIL SERVICE.  I don’t really know what I can say about it? Needless to say there were MANY Excel spreadsheets, Powerpoint org charts and Teams meetings discussing said documents.  There were unreasonable deadlines, moving goalposts and misunderstandings. Anything I had planned in weeks one to three is…… Continue reading Week 04/52

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