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If you could make one small change to improve your job, what would it be?

2015

"There should be the opportunity to sit in/observe high-level meetings. Your grade dictates what you can engage in, so this is not conducive on a graduate programme and making the most out of your experience."
Local Government Graduate Development Programme,
"I think there should be more structure for the line managers/mentors so they know what to expect and what the graduates want to learn."
Local Government Graduate Development Programme,
"I would include more team building exercises to overcome the difficulties in bringing together graduates from across the Civil Service."
Civil Service Graduate Development Programme,
"I feel more structures could be put in place to ensure graduates have a more defined workload and idea of which tasks/projects will be carried out in the future."
Local Government Graduate Development Programme,
"Maybe moving around to different departments during the graduate programme to have insight into a number of different departments would be beneficial."
Civil Service Graduate Development Programme,
"I want to benefit from learning more from senior civil servants: I would prefer fewer external courses."
Civil Service Graduate Development Programme,
"Having differentiated levels of graduate employment within IGEES would be beneficial to graduates, I believe."
IGEES, Graduate Economist Development Programme,
"I feel like there could be more interaction between staff at all levels, with less of a divide."
Local Government Graduate Development Programme,
"More training earlier in the programme on key skills would improve things."
IGEES, Graduate Economist Development Programme,
"Ensure all line managers know they are getting a graduate and attend the line manager briefing."
Local Government Graduate Development Programme,
"Graduates would benefit from having induction material on their first day/week so they know what to expect, what support there is and to have other general information at hand."
Civil Service Graduate Development Programme,
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