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TJ Newsflash: 31 August

Written by Jon Kennard on 31 August 2017 in News

A few stories from this week in the news. According to ATD, microlearning is the future...

Three things you need for happy employees

Written by Angela Nino on 30 August 2017 in Opinion

Employee happiness is easy, right? If you follow Angela Nino's steps that is. 

What I’ve learned in nine years as a trainer

Written by Matthew Cooke on 29 August 2017 in Opinion

Matthew Cooke reports from the coal face of food and health & safety training. 

How can managers get engaged in their career and development?

Written by Jon Kennard on 25 August 2017 in Video

We talk to Stephanie Morgan about engaging your managers.  

How to stay motivated at work

Written by Benjamin Brandall on 25 August 2017 in Opinion

Finding it hard to keep the motivation levels up? Benjamin Brandall can help you.

TJ Newsflash: 24 August

Written by Jon Kennard on 24 August 2017 in News

It's a TJ newsflash - six great stories from the week in L&D and beyond...

Breaking the initiative paradox pt2

Written by Dr. Tim Baker on 24 August 2017 in Opinion

Dr. Tim Baker concludes the third article based on his new book, 'Performance Management for Agile ​Organization'.

How to deal with disappointment: The Cauldron of Expectation

Written by Liggy Webb on 23 August 2017 in Features

How do you deal with disappointment? Liggy Webb has a few tips.

How to teach corporate culture through onboarding

Written by Blake Beus on 22 August 2017 in Features

Blake Beus sees onboarding as a cultural opportunity.

The Apprenticeship Levy: Why does it matter?

Written by Angela Middleton on 21 August 2017 in Opinion

Angela Middleton gives us another Apprenticeship Levy primer.

Eight steps to better video content

Written by Phil Bailey and Bradley Williams on 21 August 2017 in Features

Good planning and high production values will help you to create engaging bite-sized learning videos, according to Phil Bailey and Bradley Williams.

The TJ podcast: August 2017

Written by Jon Kennard on 18 August 2017 in Features

Jon and Jo tackle workplace mental health, Google missteps and good leadership responses, Don Taylor drops in to talk about his new book 'Learning Technologies in the Workplace' and left/right brain thinking gets a going over in the dock.

Breaking the initiative paradox

Written by Dr. Tim Baker on 18 August 2017 in Opinion

Here's the third article based on Dr. Tim Baker’s new book, 'Performance Management for Agile Organization'.

TJ Newsflash: 17 August

Written by Jon Kennard on 17 August 2017 in News

Newsflash time and with a slight rebrand too - same great stories though. Read on for more...

What does great leadership look like?

Written by Susie Finch on 17 August 2017 in Opinion

Susie Finch asked some of the top L&D movers and shakers to tell us about great leadership.

How hospitality employers can boost productivity through L&D pt2

Written by Martin-Christian Kent on 16 August 2017 in Features

Martin-Christian Kent concludes his piece on L&D as the solution to a more productive hospitality industry.

Why virtual training needs a strong voice

Written by Simon Luckhurst on 15 August 2017 in Opinion

Simon Luckhurst explains the need for a good voiceover.

Book excerpt: Maverick-driven leadership

Written by Jude Germain on 14 August 2017 in Opinion

Jude Germain talks facets of maverick-driven leadership in our final excerpt. 

The new possibilities of virtual learning

Written by Nick Mongan on 14 August 2017 in Opinion

It’s time to reconsider how virtual learning can help you achieve your learning objectives, says ​Nick Mongan.​

Reluctant leaders: Paul Allen

Written by Paul Russell on 11 August 2017 in Features

Paul Russell looks at the reluctant leadership of Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen.