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TJ Newsflash: 9 November

Written by Jon Kennard on 9 November 2018 in News

Chocolate and zinc: who knew?

The growing importance of soft skills and the role of technology in developing them

Written by Stephen Somerville on 9 November 2018 in Opinion

For Stephen Somerville, we need to unlock young people's soft skills potential and online learning is key. 

Magazine excerpt: Five steps to cut turnover rate

Written by Michelle Lanter-Smith on 6 November 2018 in Features

Michelle Lanter-Smith on how to find, retain and grow your best people.

Coaching: It’s a team game pt1

Written by Tom Marsden on 6 November 2018 in Opinion

In successful businesses team coaching is on the rise, says Tom Marsden. 

Magazine excerpt: The power of personalisation

Written by Philip Alexander on 6 November 2018 in Features

Organisations need to understand and apply agility to support learning, argues Philip Alexander.

TJ interviews: eLN Connect keynote Julie Dirksen

Written by Jon Kennard on 5 November 2018 in Interviews

We chat to keynote speaker Julie Dirksen about her upcoming talk at this year's eLN Connect event.

How to breathe life into dry script content

Written by Tanya Chopp on 5 November 2018 in Features

Uninspiring elearning script? Never fear, Tanya Chopp has some good ideas.

Not enough UK employers believe in training and this needs to change

Written by Ben Rowland on 2 November 2018 in Opinion

Ben Rowland adds weight to the argument in favour of keeping the Apprenticeship Levy.

Magazine excerpt: Don't tick the box

Written by Owen Rose on 2 November 2018 in Features

Owen Rose looks to behavioural sciences and the advertising industry for inspiration in his training design.

TJ Newsflash: 1 November

Written by Jon Kennard on 1 November 2018 in News

Netflix, Rockstar, LinkedIn - this week we look at the tech world in the TJ newsflash.

How to keep your culture intact while scaling remote workers

Written by Kathleen Pai on 1 November 2018 in Features

Kathleen Pai gives TJ practical tips for building your remote workforce and keeping your culture too.

November 2018

Written by Jon Kennard on 1 November 2018 in Magazine

Andrew Jacobs, the inspirational L&D professional and blogger reveals what makes him tick. 

How consulting skills can make you a better trainer

Written by Nathan Sykes on 31 October 2018 in Features

For Nathan Sykes, an obvious place to draw inspiration for training skills is in consulting.

A step change in leadership development

Written by Kimo Kippen on 29 October 2018 in Opinion

Kimo Kippen says leadership development needs to change.

TJ Newsflash: 26 October

Written by Jon Kennard on 26 October 2018 in News

Five predictions for diversity and inclusion in 2019, and other stories....

Making apprenticeships work for you

Written by Phil Howard on 26 October 2018 in Features

Phil Howard looks at the commercial side of apprenticeships.

TJ Awards’ conference 2018: Timetable announced

Written by Jon Kennard on 24 October 2018 in News

TJ will be hosting a one-day conference to support our evening of celebration at the TJ Awards 2018.

How to reduce employee training costs without sacrificing quality

Written by Audrey Lamp on 24 October 2018 in Features

Audrey Lamp underlines the versatility of online training.

Contact centre agents have little to fear with AI implementation

Written by Doug Taylor on 24 October 2018 in Opinion

There's no death knell for CSRs yet, says Doug Taylor.

Measuring the effect of staff training

Written by Annabelle Fee on 23 October 2018 in Features

Annabelle Fee gives us the basics of training effectiveness.