For Emma, working from home was something she tried to avoid. So, when that became the new normal, she dreaded it. She tells us how remote working has worked out quite well for her.
About the team
Matt Jukes and Jane Reid are legends of the public sector digital world. Despite being at opposite ends of the UK, they're getting stuck into their new roles with Essex.
If lockdown's driving you around the bend, why not take a run around the block? Content designer, John, tells us how he's plodding through working from home.
DIY desks, 'helpful' pets and living room yoga. Find out how the Service Transformation team are coping with working from home during lockdown.
How do you join a team that's not there? Rich explains how lockdown rocked his first month in the Service Transformation team.
As a team, we're used to adapting to change, but what happens when everything changes? Caroline McCabe finds out.
Councillor Madden dropped by to see what stand up was all about. He stayed to chat to us about how impressed he was with the team's energy, how he did stand up before it was a thing and his belief in empathy in the workplace.
We asked our team to give their top tips about living, working, commuting and playing in Essex.
Agile is a team sport, but that doesn't mean that you can't take some time on your own. John tells us how the Service Design team supports different ways of working.
We agree we're a pretty good team, but why? We talk to Martin, Maria, Magda and Greg about Dungeons and Dragons, gender-balance and building a team culture.