• How we organise monthly mental wellbeing Q&As for GDS staff

    How we organise monthly mental wellbeing Q&As for GDS staff0

    The mental health network at GDS exists to ensure our colleagues have the mental health support and information they need.

    We do this in a variety of different ways. For example, we send out a regular newsletter, we have a dedicated Slack channel for discussing mental health-related topics, we provide mental health first aid, and host speakers and events.

    We also hold regular anonymous peer-led mental wellbeing Q&As. In this post, I will explain how we organise them and share some tips on how to ensure they’re a success.

    What we do to set up our Q&As
    The Q&As take place on the morning of the last Friday of each month. We hold them on the online platform Slack, which everyone at GDS can access.

    First, we field questions using a Google form, which staff can complete anonymously.

    Staff can also use the form to submit answers anonymously. Our most recent Q&A had 10 anonymous questions and around 50 replies from around 20 members of staff.

    It takes one person about 3 hours in total ..

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    Why US Will Need Your Social Media Details Before Issuing Visas0

    The US state department has revealed that US visa applicants will need to submit their social media usernames, previous email addresses and phone numbers as part of the application process. Applicants will now have to give up their account names on a list of social media platforms as well as volunteer the details of their accounts on any

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  • Ministarka Mihajlović: Svi moraju da budu na društvenim mrežama

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    Ukoliko imate neki problem sa nekom državnom službom ubuduće ćete moći da ih pronađete na Facebooku i drugim društvenim mrežama. To je naložila preduzećima iz svog resora ministar građevinarstva, saobraćaja i infrastrukture Zorana Mihajlović. Ubuduće ćete moći da prenosite svoje impresije o kvalitetu puteva putem lajkova i retvitova. Kako je istakla ministarka, na ovaj način

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