Articles

How to identify your employee's strengths for a more productive workforce

Written by Marianne Page on 13 September 2019 in Features

How do you stop complacency and keep your employees challenged and engaged? Marianne Page gives TJ some ideas. 

How to reduce anxiety around performance reviews through conversations

Written by Diane Strohfus on 13 September 2019 in Features

No-one likes appraisals do they? Diane Strohfus has a good alternative.

Three signs your corporate training programme is likely to fail and how to fix it

Written by Saurabh Sharma on 12 September 2019 in Opinion

Saraubh Sharma outlines how to fix a few easy mistakes that are often made in corporate training.

TJ Newsflash: 12 September

Written by Jon Kennard on 12 September 2019 in News

Good news for the Apprenticeship Levy, not so good for companies looking to stem the tide of automation this week. It's the newsflash!

Academic institutions and the skills factor

Written by Mark Hudson on 11 September 2019 in Features

Mark Hudson looks at how some universities are bridging the workplace skills gap.

How to use the workplace to combat poor mental health in young people

Written by Lloyd Coldrick on 11 September 2019 in Features

Here's how office design can positively affect mental health, according to Lloyd Coldrick. 

Proving the value of learning and development

Written by Libby Webb on 10 September 2019 in Features

It's 2019, and still some L&D departments have to justify their existence. Libby Webb gives TJ-ers some help.

How apprenticeships help retention rates

Written by George Dee on 9 September 2019 in Features

Apprenticeships can be key to improving talent retention, according to George Dee.

How high employer trust levels and elearning can counter fake news

Written by Stephen Humphreys on 9 September 2019 in Features

Fake news is a bigger problem than ever but here's what L&D can do about it, says Stephen Humphreys.

From TJ Magazine: Certificates send the wrong signals

Written by Dr Ina Weinbauer-Heidel on 6 September 2019 in Features

Training courses traditionally conclude with a certificate. A good ending? Unfortunately not, says Dr Ina Weinbauer-Heidel. Here, she explains why and reveals what works better

TJ Newsflash: 5 September

Written by Jon Kennard on 5 September 2019 in News

Have we got a newsflash for you this week! Take a tea break and read five great stories today.

From TJ Magazine: Cook Looks

Written by Jo Cook on 5 September 2019 in Features

With so much of our professional life taking place online rather than face-to-face, it’s time to pay attention to our digital body language, says Jo Cook.

The precursor to change

Written by Amrit Sandhar on 4 September 2019 in Opinion

The vast majority of change initiatives fail. Amrit Sandhar thinks he knows why.

TJ interviews: Guidebook's Scott Lavelle

Written by Jon Kennard on 4 September 2019 in Interviews

Scott Lavelle talks to TJ about the future of mobile learning.

The lowdown on communication before, during and after training

Written by Kiara Williams on 3 September 2019 in Features

For a more successful learning intervention try communicating more regularly, says Kiara Williams.

Workplace learning: The technology 'trickle down' effect points the way to what's next

Written by Liam Butler on 3 September 2019 in Features

Liam Butler wonders what the future technology of L&D might look like. 

September 2019

Written by Jon Kennard on 2 September 2019 in Magazine

Andrew Perkins talks democratising learning with TJ.

From TJ Magazine: Real world experience

Written by David Pincott on 2 September 2019 in Features

When it comes to tackling youth unemployment, high-quality work placements are the right thing to do for young people, the economy and society as a whole, says David Pincott.

Low learner engagement: Why it’s still such a big issue (and what you can do about it)

Written by Stephanie Morgan on 2 September 2019 in Opinion

Low learner engagement is still a problem, but we can do something about it, says Stephanie Morgan.

Learning agility: Key to leading in a VUCA world

Written by Sona Sherratt on 30 August 2019 in Opinion

Learning agility has been identified as THE key requirement for successful leaders in a VUCA world. Sona Sherratt elaborates.