How I got where I am today

Last, Chris
August 2008
People Management;8/21/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 17, p52
The article features Chris Last, human resource (HR) director-general at the Department for Work and Pensions in Great Britain. According to Last, he studied Law at university but after working for a solicitor for two summers realised it was not for him. His first job after university was as a personnel officer at the Dagenham engine plant of Ford in London, England, where he worked for 28 years. He states that one of the biggest challenges for the civil service is to be more joined up across departments.


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