Articles

January 2018

Written by Jon Kennard on 3 January 2018 in Magazine

Louise Morris is this year's L&D professional of the year. Read her story here.

Mission Control Management: Trained to be trusted

Written by Paul Sean Hill on 3 January 2018 in Features

Former Director of Mission Operations for NASA’s human spaceflight, Paul Sean Hill, offers the insider’s view with this excerpt from his new book, 'Mission Control Management'.

TJ interviews: Lionbridge's Wendy Farrell

Written by Jon Kennard on 3 January 2018 in Interviews

VR and AR are in the rise, and we talk to expert Wendy Farrell about how L&D can benefit.

Why ‘sticking things out’ from a sense of obligation is bad for your career

Written by Dr Mark Powell and Jonathan Gifford on 2 January 2018 in Features

Dr Mark Powell and Jonathan Gifford discuss elements of their new book 'Machiavellian Intelligence: How to survive and thrive in the modern corporation'.

2018: The year video takes L&D to the next level

Written by Doug Stephen on 2 January 2018 in Features

Doug Stephen says 2018 is the year of video. Read on to find out why.

2017: TJ's most popular pieces

Written by Jon Kennard on 26 December 2017 in Features

Jon Kennard reflects on his first few months at TJ and lists the most popular pieces of writing across the site in 2017.

Leadership: How to get honest feedback from your employees pt2

Written by Keren Lerner on 21 December 2017 in Features

Keren Lerner concludes her piece about honest feedback.

From one-way criticism to two-way conversations

Written by Natalie King on 20 December 2017 in Opinion

Natalie King explains the benefits of continuous performance management.

Expense fraud: The little and often concept that could be spreading like wildfire

Written by Adam Reynolds on 20 December 2017 in Opinion

A 2017 study found that employees worldwide are adapting and evolving the way they fraudulently claim for their expenses. Adam Reynolds tells us more.

The real power of transparency and openness

Written by Steve Holliday on 20 December 2017 in Opinion

Steve Holliday emphasises the importance of honesty and openness in the workplace.

GDPR: What you need to know about the new data protection laws

Written by Nick Richards on 19 December 2017 in Features

Nick Richards gives us a few tips to prepare for the incoming GDPR changes.

Public vs private sector: An insight into the attitudes of customer service agents

Written by Dr Laura Olcelli on 18 December 2017 in Features

Dr Laura Olcelli compares public and private sector customer service.

Online Educa Berlin 2017: Resources and comment round up

Written by Jo Cook on 15 December 2017 in Features

Jo Cook takes a look at all of the resources and conversations that occurred during the OEB17 conference.

Leadership: How to get honest feedback from your employees

Written by Keren Lerner on 15 December 2017 in Features

Keren Lerner gives us tips for how to get honest feedback.

TJ Newsflash: 14 December

Written by Jon Kennard on 14 December 2017 in News

It's a TJ Newsflash - with some sobering Xmas party news, some good news about skills strategy, and a whole lot more.

Real-time performance management: The process

Written by Julie Lock on 14 December 2017 in Features

Julie Lock explains the key steps involved in making the switch from outdated annual appraisals to real-time performance management.

Follow-up: How do you change behaviour?

Written by Bryce Sanders on 13 December 2017 in Opinion

Bryce Sanders gives us strategies for that post-training hinterland. 

TJwow webinar recording December 2017 - communication

Written by Jon Kennard on 12 December 2017 in Video
 

Five ways to get your social learning right

Written by Tim Powell-Jones on 12 December 2017 in Features

Tim Powell-Jones gives us five easy ways to succeed at social learning.

Difficult conversations: Are you ready for more tribunals?

Written by Vicky Roberts on 11 December 2017 in Features

Vicky Roberts gives managers some advice about tribunals.