Articles

Bridging the skills gap for coaching teams

Written by Stuart Hearn on 2 March 2021 in Features

Managers want to coach, but don’t have access to the skills. Stuart Hearn explores the processes and training leaders need to put in place to ensure the best development opportunities for employees.

Book excerpt: Shujaa'ah - Bold Leadership for Women of the Middle East

Written by Annabel Harper on 1 March 2021 in Features

In a passage from her new book, Annabel Harper looks at leadership challenges for women in the Middle East. 

Five reasons why online learning should be part of your company's onboarding process

Written by Gemma Hart on 1 March 2021 in Features

There's never been a better time to embrace online learning for onboarding and beyond, says Gemma Hart.

TJ interviews: Visier's Ian Cook

Written by Jon Kennard on 26 February 2021 in Interviews

Ian Cook looks at the way forward for AI in business.

How to live well with uncertainty

Written by Liggy Webb on 26 February 2021 in Features

Uncertainty still playing a big part in your life? Liggy Webb is here to help you.

TJ Newsflash: 25 February

Written by Jon Kennard on 25 February 2021 in News

Get hold of that to-do list - and stop getting distracted by.. where was I again?

Training in 2021 to help businesses recover

Written by Thom Dennis on 25 February 2021 in Features

Thom Dennis identifies 10 types of training businesses would do well to consider adopting.

The defining skill of 2021: Mental agility

Written by Gemma Leigh Roberts on 25 February 2021 in Opinion

Gemma Leigh Roberts explains that the skill we should be focusing on as we move through 2021 is our mental agility.

Four ways AI can be used to tackle the skills gap

Written by Cyril le Mat on 24 February 2021 in Features

What's the relationship between AI and the skills gap? Cyril le Mat has a few ideas. 

A sporting winner's mindset: Lessons for lockdown

Written by Jeremy Snape on 24 February 2021 in Opinion

Former England cricketer Jeremy Snape brings a sporting mentality to the current situation. 

Two reasons why online training is important for business

Written by Amy Morrisey on 23 February 2021 in Features

The term may have been coined 20+ years ago, but elearning is having a moment. Amy Morrisey dives in.

2020: A transformational year for learning

Written by Agata Nowakowska on 23 February 2021 in Features

Amidst the turmoil and tragedy, Agata Nowakowska has found some of the positives from last year. 

Moving beyond diversity quotas: How and why businesses should measure diversity and inclusion within their organisations

Written by Raafi-Karim Alidina and Stephen Frost on 22 February 2021 in Opinion

Time to move beyond quotas to real, lasting change that's beneficial to everyone, say Raafi-Karim Alidina and Stephen Frost.

Elearning: Three commercial challenges faced by providers

Written by Raj Shah on 22 February 2021 in Features

Raj Shah flags up a few less obvious issues in the move to digital learning. 

How to make the most of the power of silence

Written by Steve Macaulay and David Buchanan on 19 February 2021 in Features

Silence is a powerful tool - if used correctly. Steve Macaulay and David Buchanan tell us more (quietly).

The TJ Podcast: February 2021

Written by Jon Kennard on 19 February 2021 in Features

Jon, Jo and Kate talk Learning Technologies, remote working inequality and cover a few great pieces of content, plus we hear from Stefaan van Hooydonk about why curiosity is so important.

TJ Newsflash: 18 February

Written by Jon Kennard on 18 February 2021 in News

This week in the newsflash, we look to the future.

Best practices when developing individual employee training

Written by Jennifer C. Loftus on 18 February 2021 in Features

For better results, individualise your training programme says Jennifer C. Loftus.

Whatever happened to the work from home dream?

Written by Stephanie Davies on 17 February 2021 in Opinion

For Stephanie Davies, like many others, remote work isn't all sunshine and rainbows.

How the pandemic is highlighting the crucial role of emotional intelligence in business

Written by Gary Williams on 17 February 2021 in Features

Here's why EI is key to making the best of the current situation, according to Gary Williams.