Articles

Reluctant leaders: King George VI

Written by Paul Russell on 11 May 2017 in Features

In the first of what could make for a very interesting series, Paul Russell discusses King George VI, one of the reluctant leaders of the world.  

Audio interview: Penny Asher on global learning strategy

Written by Jon Kennard on 10 May 2017 in Features

We talk to Penny Asher, director of executive education at Open University Business School about global learning strategy.​

Four ways to create a ‘speak up’ culture and drive your business forward

Written by Gemma Harding on 9 May 2017 in Features

Gemma Harding tells TJ how to create a working culture where it's safe to speak out. 

Reframing Brexit: Changing the nature of the debate

Written by Tania Coke on 5 May 2017 in Opinion

Leave or remain, Brexit has given us a chance to re-evaluate our debating abilities, says Tania Coke.

Infographic: The do's and don'ts of presenting

Written by Sarah Brown on 4 May 2017 in Features

What are the do's and don'ts for a great presentation? Just have a look at this infographic.

It is possible for trainers to demonstrate value

Written by Jon Kennard on 4 May 2017 in Opinion

Trainers can demonstrate value by learning from higher education, says Peter Eyre.

 

Cyber security education: Why we need to re-think it

Written by Aaron Higbee on 3 May 2017 in Opinion

Cyber security education isn't just about human error, says phishing expert Aaron Higbee. 

How to attract future leaders with L&D

Written by Penny Asher on 3 May 2017 in Opinion

How do you engage tomorrow's leaders with L&D? Open University Business School's Penny Asher tells TJ.

How to create and deliver consistent global learning

Written by Cecilia Westin Curry on 2 May 2017 in Opinion

Multinational employers can build a global talent pool by delivering consistent learning that’s tailored to the needs of local offices, says Cecilia Westin Curry.

 

Talent retention: Mentoring the future generation

Written by Andrew Mosley on 2 May 2017 in Opinion

It's a question that comes up time and again - how do we sustain a talent pipeline? Andrew Mosley gives the hospitality perspective. 

TJ interviews: Jane Cave about the government's digital strategy

Written by Jon Kennard on 28 April 2017 in Features

We talk to the IDM's Jane Cave about the government's recent digital strategy announcement.  

How to listen effectively

Written by Jon Kennard on 28 April 2017 in Video

Courtesy of Clear Lessons, Maggie Buggie of Capgemini tells us why it's so important to listen effectively. 

Learning Newsflash: 27 April

Written by Jon Kennard on 27 April 2017 in News

Here's your TJ newsflash - we cover Blackberrys (remember them?), LGBT leaders, coaching, AI and much more. Got a story? Get in touch! 

The problem with the female talent pipeline

Written by James Meachin on 27 April 2017 in Opinion

How's it looking for that May 2020 target? James Meachin has some leadership ideas to build the female talent pipeline. 

Curiosity: The engine of innovation

Written by Liggy Webb on 26 April 2017 in Opinion

Here's why we should all be that little bit more curious, writes soft skills expert Liggy Webb.

Language training for a globalised workforce

Written by Panos Kraniotis on 25 April 2017 in Opinion

How do you successfully train a workforce that spans the globe? Talk to Rosetta Stone's Panos Kraniotis.

Workforce integration: The rise of the everyday evaluators

Written by Jon Parry on 24 April 2017 in Features

From an excerpt of a recent working paper by Skills for Health, Jon Parry outlines the skills you need for successful workforce integration in healthcare.

Being a leader is different to being a manager

Written by Jon Kennard on 21 April 2017 in Video

Courtesy of Clear Lessons, Dan Doherty tells us how being a leader is different to being a manager. 

Learning Newsflash: 20 April

Written by Jon Kennard on 20 April 2017 in News

TJ newsflash time - apprenticeships, millennials, and big brother headphones - you all get a link this week... 

The TJ podcast: April 2017

Written by Jon Kennard on 20 April 2017 in Features

Here it is - the first TJ podcast. Editor Jon Kennard and deputy editor Jo Cook cover L&D news, they put learning styles on trial, and the CIPD's David Hayden talks talent management strategy. Sit back, plug in and enjoy!