Articles

Why apprenticeships are about developing future leaders – and not about making tea!

Written by Eileen Girling on 9 March 2018 in Opinion

Eileen Girling gives TJ a personal view on National Apprenticeship Week.

Dear firms, mentoring millennials is key to degree apprenticeship success

Written by Dan Blackman on 9 March 2018 in Features

Dan Blackman sees mentoring getting results with apprentices in his business. 

TJ Newsflash: 8 March

Written by Jon Kennard on 8 March 2018 in News

This week we focus mostly on apprenticeships - but we end with an interesting question: Does handwriting still matter?

National Apprenticeship Week: Tips on landing a cool apprenticeship

Written by Jon Kennard on 7 March 2018 in Video

Laura Mason from Arch Apprentices gives us some great advice for National Apprenticeship Week 2018.

Learning to be the brand

Written by Matt Hampshire on 7 March 2018 in Features

Matt Hampshire argues the case for a more creative approach to training.

Apprenticeship Update 2018

Written by Jon Kennard on 6 March 2018 in Magazine

An up-to-date look at The Apprenticeship Levy and the skills agenda in 2018.

Magazine excerpt: The defining factor

Written by Stephen Fortune on 6 March 2018 in Features

Stephen Fortune offers insight into what makes for a successful virtual workforce.

Can sales training programmes really deliver on business objectives?

Written by Samantha Caine on 6 March 2018 in Features

Samanatha Caine has sales training advice for  the TJ community.

March 2018

Written by Jon Kennard on 5 March 2018 in Magazine

Learning technology innovator Steve Wheeler talks about his L&D career.

The coaching model library: FUEL

Written by Tim Hawkes on 5 March 2018 in Features

Tim Hakes gives us an update to the FUEL model.

Magazine excerpt: What will be hot in L&D in 2018?

Written by Don Taylor on 5 March 2018 in Features

Is 2018 the year L&D finally gets serious about the business, asks Donald H Taylor.

Seven tips for effective employee performance evaluation

Written by Laura Greene on 2 March 2018 in Features

Laura Greene continues the debate around feedback.

The coaching model library: TGROW

Written by Tim Hawkes on 1 March 2018 in Features

Tim Hawkes takes us through a twist on the GROW model. 

GDPR: Myths and misconceptions

Written by Dave Evans on 28 February 2018 in Features

Dave Evans gives us the do's and don'ts of the incoming legislation.

Reluctant leaders: Thomas Beckett

Written by Paul Russell on 27 February 2018 in Features

Paul Russell takes a look back to Medieval times for the latest reluctant leader.

The future of learning needs to get personal

Written by Vivek Dodd on 26 February 2018 in Opinion

Vivek Dodd reckons data can give learning that personal touch.

The TJ Podcast: February 2018

Written by Jon Kennard on 23 February 2018 in Features

Jo and Jon address remote working and workplace wellness, Todd Maddox talks VR, AR and neuroscience, and in a diversion from the norm they put an aspect of HR on trial: appraisals.

Minimising the sting: Setting the tone for sharing feedback

Written by Juan Cortés on 23 February 2018 in Features

Juan Cortés has three simple rules for effective feedback.

TJ Newsflash: 22 February

Written by Jon Kennard on 22 February 2018 in News

This week we go tech-heavy. Babelfish earbuds? Smart cities? Read on...

How do we transform workplace standards?

Written by Ed Lamont on 22 February 2018 in Opinion

When it comes to the workplace, Ed Lamont thinks we can do better.