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The TJ Podcast: May 2018

Written by Jon Kennard on 16 May 2018 in Features

Welcome to the slightly different TJ podcast! Jon is going solo for more of it, but never fear - Jo is still on hand to talk all things webinar/magazine/events, and Carolyn Blunt of Ember Real Results pops by to talk digital learning strategies.

From cost savings to added value: the evolution of managed learning

Written by Sally Hurrell on 16 May 2018 in Features

A new research study highlights the changing nature of managed learning, says Sally Hurrell.

Five ways to learner engagement with an LMS

Written by Amit Gautam on 15 May 2018 in Features

Still having LMS engagement problems? These five tips will help, says Amit Gautam. 

How to build a sense of community in the workplace

Written by Claire Huish on 15 May 2018 in Features

Claire Huish underlines how important community is in the workplace.

Reboot your reputation pt3

Written by Elva Ainsworth on 14 May 2018 in Opinion

The last in an exclusive series of three articles for Training Journal, Elva Ainsworth, will features an extract from her new book, ‘Reboot Your Reputation'.

The multi-generational workplace is here

Written by Alistair Shepherd on 14 May 2018 in Opinion

Baby Boomers? Millennials? Gen X? Alistair Shepherd has ideas for the generations working together.

Dispelling the myths of social learning

Written by Alison Maitland on 11 May 2018 in Features

Everyone knows what social learning is - but is your business doing it? Alison Maitland gives us some tips.

Seven books for successful business leaders

Written by Brad Mishlove on 11 May 2018 in Features

Leaders - looking for some inspirational reading? Look no further. Brad Mishlove has rounded up a few recent goodies.

TJ Newsflash: 10 May

Written by Jon Kennard on 10 May 2018 in News

Soft skills and modern leadership challenges head up this week's TJ Newsflash. Read on for more.

How to engage remote workers in brainstorming

Written by Olivia Ryan on 10 May 2018 in Features

Just because your staff work remotely doesn't mean you can't brainstorm, says Olivia Ryan.

Will AI make my job in L&D redundant?

Written by Trish Uhl on 9 May 2018 in Opinion

Ahead of our May webinar, speaker Trish Uhl says businesses need to work with AI and not against it. Because it's coming... 

Steve Wheeler: “AI will never surpass human intelligence.”

Written by Jon Kennard on 8 May 2018 in Video

Steve Wheeler gives some context to a controversial comment about AI.

How to boost workplace wellbeing

Written by Mike Blake on 8 May 2018 in Opinion

How can employers develop and implement successful employee wellbeing strategies? Mike Blake considers the vital role of health risk data.

Magazine excerpt: Speak up, speak out!

Written by Claudia Cooney on 8 May 2018 in Features

Claudia Cooney on changing perceptions about women and disability.

One year on: How to make the levy work

Written by Chris Wood on 4 May 2018 in Opinion

With reports of the apprenticeship levy failing to deliver, Chris Wood sets out how the government might tackle the problem.

How to nurture digital talent

Written by Jonathan Fitchew on 4 May 2018 in Features

Jonathan Fitchew gives us insight into how you can nurture digital talent.

Magazine excerpt: Racism, old and new

Written by Professor Binna Kandola on 4 May 2018 in Features

Professor Binna Kandola explores racism today and finds it is still thriving in organisation and ourselves.

TJ Newsflash: 3 May

Written by Jon Kennard on 3 May 2018 in News

This week we link to stories from HBR and MIT Tech Review, as well as a blog from American L&D expert Clark Quinn. 

Magazine excerpt: Rise of the robot

Written by Rohit Talwar, Steve Wells, Alexandra Whittington, April Koury and Helena Calle on 2 May 2018 in Features

Rohit Talwar, Steve Wells, Alexandra Whittington, April Koury and Helena Calle on learning to survive, thrive and lead in the era of smart machines.

How to stay productive when working for yourself

Written by Olivia Thornton on 2 May 2018 in Opinion

Olivia Thornton tells her story of how to stay motivated and productive.