Articles

What do parenting and leadership have in common?

Written by Nadim Saad on 25 October 2016 in Opinion

Nadim Saad urges us to look at leadership practice to inform our child-rearing skills.

Fosway Group launches new report advising firms on talent management software

Written by Mary Isokariari on 24 October 2016 in News

Independent analyst Fosway Group has unveiled new research for organisations seeking to make the best decision about which learning and talent system to invest in.

More than three-quarters of companies worldwide admit sales training gap

Written by Mary Isokariari on 24 October 2016 in News

More than half of companies worldwide are failing to train their salespeople with the right skills, according to a new study by marketing and skills firm Corporate Visions. 

What are the fundamental aspects to a good mentoring relationship?

Written by Mary Isokariari on 24 October 2016 in Video

Helen Amery from Wild Fig Solutions Ltd discusses the importance of mentoring and how it can benefit workers and businesses. 

How executive coaching is helping organisations to achieve diversity

Written by Simon Coops on 24 October 2016 in Opinion
Simon Coops reveals how diversity coaching programmes are accelerating career development for females and ethnic minorities.

Why companies should plan to succeed in elearning

Written by Tony Glass on 24 October 2016 in Opinion

Tony Glass explains why companies need a successful plan to benefit from elearning.

Coaching and connectivity

Written by James Flanagan on 21 October 2016 in Opinion

When we connect, we create the conditions that allow coaching to take place, says James Flanagan.

Relias Learning acquires healthcare training companies to improve patient care

Written by Mary Isokariari on 21 October 2016 in News

The online healthcare training and education provider Relias Learning has acquired Swank HealthCare and AHC Media to better the lives of vulnerable people and those who care for them.

How to build brilliant managers

Written by Stephanie Morgan on 21 October 2016 in Opinion

Stephanie Morgan explores why being a good manager can sometimes be a balancing act.

Do your employees ‘live the brand?’

Written by Gary Cattermole on 21 October 2016 in Opinion

Gary Cattermole explains why employees should be an organisation’s biggest ambassadors.

NHS Leadership Academy programme recognised in national awards

Written by itops itops on 21 October 2016 in News

An NHS scheme to develop leadership skills has been shortlisted for a Times Higher Education Award.

Keeping abreast of change

Written by Sarah Cook and Steve Macaulay on 20 October 2016 in Features

Sarah Cook and Steve Macaulay provide advice on staying ahead of change.

Smart Solutions recruitment firm sells training division

Written by Mary Isokariari on 19 October 2016 in News

Welsh recruitment company Smart Solutions has today (Wednesday 19th October) announced it will sell its training and development division to Coventry-based Sigma Group.

The neglected challenge

Written by Pierre Casse and Loizos Heracleous on 19 October 2016 in Features

Pierre Casse and Loizos Heracleous challenge leaders to be aware of externalities that can push them off course.

College mergers: A question of quality

Written by Louise Doyle on 18 October 2016 in Opinion

Louise Doyle, talks about securing quality in the FE college merger process.

Using branding to recruit talent

Written by Guy Cooper on 17 October 2016 in Features

Guy Cooper looks at the relationship between company branding and talent management.

Preparing leaders for Gen Z

Written by Cynthia Stuckey on 17 October 2016 in Opinion

There’s a new generation in town, the Zs Cynthia Stuckey offers advice on how to connect with this new talent.

Government plans for free digital training must prioritise society’s most excluded, says charity

Written by Mary Isokariari on 17 October 2016 in News

The government’s new policy to provide free basic digital skills training to all adults in the UK must reach the most excluded and vulnerable people, according to the charity Tinder Foundation.

Report: Nearly half of UK businesses are unprepared for workforce change

Written by Mary Isokariari on 17 October 2016 in News

Almost half of UK firms are struggling to lead their teams through workforce change, according to new research from global people management business, Lee Hecht Harrison Penna.

The Creativity Flash Mob: a new way to spark creativity

Written by Krystyna Gadd on 15 October 2016 in Opinion

Krystyna Gadd shares with us how just a few minutes can get great results in creativity.