Articles

The pros and cons of psychometric testing

Written by Nathan Thompson on 12 August 2022 in Features

The value of psychometric tests are often questioned but here Nathan Thompson argues they have their place in our bid to secure and develop the best talent

TJ Newsflash: 11 August

Written by Debbie Carter on 11 August 2022 in News

Here’s the latest bulletin of specially selected news, views and research from the TJ editorial team.

The benefits of improving vocal confidence

Written by Judith Quin on 10 August 2022 in Features

Judith Quin on how to improve vocal confidence to build a stronger, more productive, and happier workforce

Leading thriving teams

Written by Paula Leach on 9 August 2022 in Features

Paula Leach describes 8 ways you can elevate your team from coping to thriving

Nudging leaders

Written by Mario Weick, Becky Stephens and Hamdi Hamzah on 3 August 2022 in Features

Mario Weick, Becky Stephens and Hamdi Hamzah explore using behavioural science to make leadership training stick

Crafting vision through collaboration

Written by Luke Smith on 3 August 2022 in Features

Luke Smith says you can’t create a company vision without employee collaboration – here’s why 

3 ways to improve employee growth

Written by Cecilia Gorman on 2 August 2022 in Features

Cecilia Gorman offers advice to those leaders and managers struggling to find time for training, learning and development 

Growing your own talent

Written by Rita Trehan on 28 July 2022 in Features

It's time to stop seeking top talent, and start creating it instead – says Rita Trehan

How to mentor sustainability

Written by Anthony Chadwick on 27 July 2022 in Opinion

Sustainability is a word that is bandied about by politicians and business people, but how do you attain it? Anthony Chadwick explores how to pass on experience 

 

TJ Newsflash: 27 July

Written by Debbie Carter on 27 July 2022 in News

A roundup of the best news, views and research for all those involved in managing and developing people in all types of organisations, large and small, across the globe.

5 ways to make a success of SaaS

Written by Jeremy Davis on 26 July 2022 in Features

Jeremy Davis on how stellar customer experience can boost retention, drive engagement, and reduce churn for businesses

Breaking down barriers for the disabled

Written by Luke Smith on 14 July 2022 in Features

Luke Smith examines how to plan events to be accessible for all 

TJ Newsflash: 13 July

Written by Debbie Carter on 13 July 2022 in News

The TJ team has assembled a varied and challenging reading list for this week! We hope it inspires, informs and educates in equal measure.

Great leaders dial down ego and increase humility

Written by Mike McLaughlin and Elaine Cox on 12 July 2022 in Features

Mike McLaughlin and Elaine Cox offer leaders six ways to reduce ego and lead with humility 

Clarity and vision in change

Written by Paula Leach on 8 July 2022 in Features

What do your staff really need when embarking on transformation projects? Paula Leach provides four key questions successful leaders ask 

TJ interviews Co-op Insurance’s Patrick Alcantara

Written by Conor Gilligan on 6 July 2022 in Interviews

Degreed’s Conor Gilligan talks to head of customer insight at Co-op Insurance Patrick Alcantara about his career so far; his struggle for acceptance in the UK as an immigrant and the importance of lifelong learning in his development. 

Mergers: an opportunity for better inclusion

Written by Angela Peacock on 5 July 2022 in Features

Angela Peacock argues that mergers provide a golden opportunity for L&D professionals to develop an inclusive culture 

Making your LGBTQIA+ people feel valued

Written by Jess Sandham on 30 June 2022 in Opinion

As Pride Month 2022 draws to a close Jess Sandham explores addressing gender inclusion and diversity in the workplace

TJ Newsflash: 29 June

Written by Debbie Carter on 29 June 2022 in News

This week’s look at the news, reviews and research for all those working in HR, talent, skills and workplace learning and organisational development.

Using trust to combat fear in teams

Written by Sue Stockdale on 28 June 2022 in Features

Sue Stockdale uses her experience of leading teams in the Arctic to reveal the importance of trust in motivating teams in difficult situations