Articles

May 2018

Written by Jon Kennard on 1 May 2018 in Magazine

L&D firebrand Donald Clark discusses his life and work, and a renewed focus on AI. 

What on earth is going on with the apprenticeship levy?

Written by Ben Rowland on 1 May 2018 in Features

Ben Rowland urges businesses to support the Apprenticeship Levy - because it's here to stay.

How can we grow empowered leaders?

Written by Steve Holliday on 30 April 2018 in Opinion

Steve Holliday looks at three helpful tools in creating a culture of empowerment for team leaders.

Only one in four managers is trained in mental health awareness

Written by Ciara Morrison on 30 April 2018 in Features

Ciara Morrison looks at addressing mental health in the workplace and how businesses can prioritise a healthy work-life balance.

Reboot your reputation pt2

Written by Elva Ainsworth on 27 April 2018 in Opinion

Elva Ainsworth features a second extract from her new book, ‘Reboot Your Reputation', written specifically to help people better manage feedback.

How can we change the perception of apprenticeships?

Written by Paul Fegan on 27 April 2018 in Opinion

Paul Fegan says it's time for businesses (in all industries) to understand what apprenticeships offer. 

TJ Newsflash: 26 April

Written by Jon Kennard on 26 April 2018 in News

Newsflash time! Work-life balance, workplace influence, the leadership gap and more...

Is your L&D department business-focused enough? pt2

Written by Jo Cook on 25 April 2018 in Opinion

Jo Cook concludes her piece about L&D and business strategy.

Is your L&D department business-focused enough?

Written by Jo Cook on 24 April 2018 in Opinion

In the first of a two part-feature, deputy editor Jo Cook looks at the performance of L&D teams. 

Why L&D must ensure your organisation is trustworthy

Written by Steve Macaulay and Sarah Cook on 24 April 2018 in Opinion

Sarah Cook and Steve Macaulay underline the importance of trust in modern business. 

The Apprenticeship Levy is failing due to lack of understanding from employers

Written by Dan Rees on 23 April 2018 in Opinion

Dan Rees says the Apprenticeship Levy is worth it for businesses to spend time understanding its benefits. 

Top tips for engaging the modern learner

Written by Steve Wainwright on 23 April 2018 in Features

Steve Wainwright gives the community tips on that all important topic of learner engagement.

Virtual training just stepped up a gear

Written by Marianne Schmid Mast on 20 April 2018 in Features

Marianne Schmid Mast looks to VR for better soft skills training.

Rebellious leaders: Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Written by Paul Russell on 20 April 2018 in Features

Paul Russell opens up his rebellious leader series with the recently departed Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.

The TJ Podcast: April 2018

Written by Jon Kennard on 19 April 2018 in Features

Jon and Jo look at social learning at work, yet more criticism of workplace generations, they preview the upcoming CIPD L&D conference, and Jo Owen drops in to talk about mindset theory in leadership.

TJ Newsflash: 19 April

Written by Jon Kennard on 19 April 2018 in News

We're just so topical here at TJ. Some advice for the heatwave kicks off our newsflash this week...

Why L&D must ensure your organisation is trustworthy

Written by Steve Macaulay and Sarah Cook on 16 April 2018 in Opinion

Sarah Cook and Steve Macaulay look at the importance of nurturing organisational trust and what action organisations, and in particular HR and L&D professionals, should take.

Partnership and innovation at the heart of award-winning learning

Written by Debbie Carter on 16 April 2018 in Features

Partnerships are at the heart of many award-winning entries. Here, Debbie Carter looks at double gold winner at the TJ Awards 2017 - South of England NHS Mental Health Collaborative.

Nominate your L&D hero for the TJ Special Achievement Award 2018

Written by Jon Kennard on 13 April 2018 in News

The TJ Awards 2018 has a new category this year - the TJ Special Achievement Award.

Reboot your reputation

Written by Elva Ainsworth on 13 April 2018 in Opinion

In an exclusive series of articles for TJ, Elva Ainsworth features extracts from her new book, written specifically to help people better manage feedback.