Articles

Our Strengths journey through the pandemic

Written by Cappfinity on 23 June 2021 in Features

Nearly 18 months on from when the World Health Organisation declared the Covid-19 outbreak a pandemic, Trudy Bateman, Director of Strengths Profile at Cappfinity, reflects on how our strengths changed as the crisis unfolded and looks forward to how we’re adapting in 2021.

The Lifetime Skills Guarantee: How to guarantee it changes someone's career for the better

Written by Oli Meager on 23 June 2021 in Features

Oli Meager looks at the UK Government’s latest skills initiatives and how they may truly change someone's career for the better.

Lessons learned in going global

Written by Elva Ainsworth on 22 June 2021 in Features

Elva Ainsworth discusses a few of things you will have to address if you want to scale your L&D business internationally.

The future of work: Can virtual learning ever match the power of the human touch?

Written by Dr Benedict Eccles on 22 June 2021 in Opinion

Dr Benedict Eccles reflects on the digital shift in L&D approach over the past fifteen months, and his key considerations for the future.

How to decide on your workforce development priorities as we recover from Covid

Written by Sarah-Jane McQueen on 21 June 2021 in Features

It’s time to think about how you can optimise your employees’ talents - and keep them happier in the process, says Sarah-Jane McQueen.

Have Brexit and COVID-19 delayed UK businesses’ green initiatives?

Written by Atul Bhakta on 21 June 2021 in Features

Unfortunately for some businesses their environment plans have been put on hold, but Atul Bhakta sees change ahead. 

The importance of understanding and working with difference

Written by Hilary Stephenson on 18 June 2021 in Opinion

Organisations should not tone down their inclusive direction for fear of backlash, argues Hilary Stephenson.

TJ interviews: NovoEd’s Todd Moran

Written by Jon Kennard on 18 June 2021 in Interviews

As remote internships take off, Jon Kennard talks to NovoEd’s Todd Moran about their pros and cons and how HR and managers should approach supporting this valuable source of future talent.

How to maximise learning value in virtual events

Written by Amber Winter on 17 June 2021 in Features

Are you struggling to maintain the learning value of your events in the virtual space? Amber Winter offers some ideas to elevate your events to another level.

TJ Newsflash: 17 June

Written by Jon Kennard on 17 June 2021 in News

It's still Pride month - we lead with a good piece from the CMI this week. Have a read. 

Five myths about unconscious bias

Written by Angela Peacock on 16 June 2021 in Features

Angela Peacock tackles the issue of unconscious bias.

HR now has a major role to play in building business resilience

Written by Jeanette Wheeler on 15 June 2021 in Opinion

As enterprises seek greater organisational resilience after the pandemic HR needs to play a new, more strategic role, says Jeanette Wheeler.

Culture change in the knowledge economy: It starts at the top

Written by Mostafa Sayyadi on 15 June 2021 in Features

There are tangible steps to creating a good company culture - just ask Mostafa Sayyadi. 

Establishing an effective corporate ethics training programme

Written by Giovanni Gallo on 14 June 2021 in Features

It doesn't have to be boring and your business will reap the benefits of ethics training, says Giovanni Gallo.

The last laugh: Are we able to function socially when we get back together?

Written by Stephanie Davies on 14 June 2021 in Opinion

For Stephanie Davies, it's good to be back out there - but it takes a faux-pas or two to find your feet.  

TJ Interviews: EXPLORE Data Science Academy’s Shaun Dippnall

Written by Jon Kennard on 11 June 2021 in Interviews

TJ spoke to Shaun Dipnall to discover what it takes to make it in data science.

TJ Newsflash: 10 June

Written by Jon Kennard on 10 June 2021 in News

News time: Culture! Blended learning! Eclipses! 

What happens if an employee sets up a side hustle?

Written by Kate Palmer on 10 June 2021 in Features

Do your employees have secondary jobs and if so how do you manage them? Kate Palmer explores the pros and cons of the side hustle.

Introducing LinkedIn Learning Hub: An LXP, a skills taxonomy, and so much more

Written by LinkedIn Learning on 9 June 2021 in Features

LinkedIn Learning have launched an exciting new product, destined to shake up the LXP market. Read on for more. 

The importance of bridging the UK’s digital skills gap

Written by Paul Geddes on 9 June 2021 in Features

The long-term promise of the Lifetime Skills Guarantee must be augmented with short-term interventions, argues Paul Geddes.