Articles

April 2017

Written by Jon Kennard on 7 April 2017 in Magazine

Liz Dimmock tells us about mentoring women in senior leadership.

Why hasn't your business got its head in the cloud?

Written by Jenny Holt on 7 April 2017 in Features

You'd be surprised how many businesses haven't embraced it yet. Jenny Holt tells us how to transition to cloud computing technology. 

Re-shaping the workplace

Written by Conor Gilligan on 7 April 2017 in Opinion

Conor Gilligan looks at changes in the knowledge economy and how this will affect the future workplace.

Learning Newsflash: 6 April

Written by Jon Kennard on 6 April 2017 in News

It's your friendly TJ learning newsflash: This week we link to bad bosses, AI, wellbeing and more. Get in touch with any good stories you may have spotted here: @trainingjournal

TJ interviews: John Amaechi about Good Day at Work

Written by Jon Kennard on 6 April 2017 in Features

Wellbeing specialists Robertson Cooper launched their Good Day At Work Conversation event for 2017 last week, and after a much talked about speaking appearance we interview organisational psychologist and ex-NBA star John Amaechi.

Audio interview: Sir Cary Cooper on how to have a good day at work

Written by Jon Kennard on 5 April 2017 in Features

We interview Sir Cary Cooper about workplace wellbeing and the dangers of presenteeism.

How to gain a 20% advantage through mentoring

Written by Ben Houghton on 4 April 2017 in Opinion

Want to get more from your people through mentoring? Ben Houghton takes a look. 

The Apprenticeship Levy: A UK business opportunity

Written by Stefano Capaldo on 4 April 2017 in Features

The Apprenticeship Levy has the opportunity to positively affect all areas of business including cyber security, says Stefano Capaldo.

Social media in the workplace: How to encourage staff to spread the word

Written by Ross Howard on 3 April 2017 in Opinion

How can you get staff to share your L&D courses on social media? Ross Howard has some tips.

Courses and clicks: Tips on how to get people to view elearning

Written by Jo Cook on 31 March 2017 in Video

Watch Issy Nancarrow share tips on how to make sure your elearning content gets those clicks!

Workplace mental health: What’s your duty as a manager?

Written by Liz Burton on 31 March 2017 in Features

Workplace mental health is better understood than ever but there's more to be done, says Liz Burton.

Audio interview: Vickie Sokol Evans on training at Microsoft

Written by Jon Kennard on 30 March 2017 in Features

A short interview with Vickie Sokol Evans, a certified Microsoft trainer about training assistants to Bill Gates, her comedy career and more.

Millennials: Are they trained for work in the digital age?

Written by Mark Bull on 30 March 2017 in Opinion

Is your millennial workforce trained for the digital age? Randstad's Mark Bull investigates a recent survey. 

Learning Newsflash: 30 March

Written by Jon Kennard on 30 March 2017 in News

Yes that's true, it's a TJ learning newsflash. We cast our eye over Jeff Bezos, cyberbullying, futuristic buildings and more besides. As always, get in touch if you have a good story. @trainingjournal

Infographic: How to build personal resilience

Written by David Keane on 29 March 2017 in Features

Ever wanted to build your personal resilience? David Keane has given us this neat infographic that breaks it down into 18 easy steps.

Infographic: How much do you know about the levy?

Written by Candace Miller on 28 March 2017 in Features

We've discussed it a lot, but many businesses are still in the dark about the Apprenticeship Levy. Candace Miller's infographic gives us a few crucial numbers.

UK businesses: Are you ready for the Apprenticeship Levy?

Written by Sheila Attwood on 27 March 2017 in Opinion

Is your business ready for the Apprenticeship Levy? Sheila Attwood breaks down how you can benefit. 

Ready for anything: The future currency of learning

Written by Ben Houghton on 27 March 2017 in Opinion

What makes leaders ready for anything? Emotional intelligence and flexibility, says Ben Houghton. 

Digital skills: Let's unleash Britain's potential

Written by Alex Arundale on 24 March 2017 in Opinion

Can the Apprenticeship Levy unleash Britain's digital skills potential? Alex Arundale thinks so. 

Learning Newsflash: 23 March

Written by Jon Kennard on 23 March 2017 in News

It's another TJ learning newsflash - this week we tackle podcasting, a bit more HR, leadership, even AI in football. Read on...