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A third of construction firms turned off from hiring apprentices, warns FMB

30 November 2015

A third of small construction firms are being put off from taking on apprentices because of the bureaucracy involved, according to a new research report....

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TalkTalk Digital Heroes Awards raises thousands for national autism charity

30 November 2015

Ambitious about Autism, the national charity for children and young people with autism, is celebrating it’s annual Digital Heroes event, hosted by ...


Maersk Training raise £2,000 for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution

26 November 2015

A group of brave volunteers from Maersk Training in Newcastle took part in a gruellingly physical and...

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Spending Review: Apprenticeship Levy set

25 November 2015

A new levy on businesses will help raise £3bn a year for three million new apprenticeships, George ...

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Top ten tips on how to use social media to improve employability

30 November 2015

If you are hunting for a new job, chances are your prospective employers are going to investigate your social media profiles. 

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Spotlight on …Ken Blanchard

27 November 2015

Pioneer of leadership and management thinking Ken Blanchard provides a look at what makes him tick.

The spiral of positivity – taking action

23 November 2015

Continuing his series on attitude in customer service Steven Harris encourages us to step out of our comfort zone and take action.

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Building a strong leadership team

19 November 2015

Strategic business acumen is a critical competency, but so too is the ability to inspire others to follow your lead. 

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Why assertiveness is an essential skill for trainers

25 November 2015

Liz Willis reveals the value of assertiveness in a trainer.

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Embracing the tension in negotiation

25 November 2015

For most people, the word “tension” doesn’t elicit good feelings. The word connotes urgency and pressure, friction and nerves.

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How can training learn from gaming?

18 November 2015

The gaming industry arguably leads the way when it comes to creating and maintaining high levels of engagement.

16 November 2015

Joanne Casson highlights the dangers of putting too much emphasis on the cost-cutting benefits of managed learning when it's the personal aspects and partner relationships that are the keys...

29 October 2015

Liz Willis discusses the gender pay debate and the need for transparency to bring change.

24 June 2015

Blaire Palmer tells TJ what firms must do to get the best out of meetings

9 June 2015

Strategic thinking and a focus on excellence lie at the root of Carolann Edwards' success. Here she tells TJ about what matters most to her

15 April 2015

Training Journal celebrated its 50th birthday anniversary by hosting a Learning and Development Conference on Friday 10th July. 

14 April 2015

Adam Harwood helps us to understand what performance support is and how we can use it