Articles

February 2018

Written by Jon Kennard on 5 February 2018 in Magazine

Stephanie Morgan tells TJ about her route to success in L&D.

Unconscious bias: Some lessons learned

Written by Terence Brake on 5 February 2018 in Opinion

Everyone's biased but we can do something about it through training, says Terence Brake.

Why onboarding is not induction

Written by Adam Reynolds on 5 February 2018 in Opinion

Adam Reynolds follows up a recent webinar with some good insight into onboarding. 

TJ Newsflash: 2 February

Written by Jon Kennard on 2 February 2018 in News

It's newsflash time - the neuroscience of happiness, cultivating your own leadership potential, and more...

Safeguarding the UK's future by building its talent pool today

Written by Phil Coulter on 1 February 2018 in Features

Phil Coulter underlines the importance of a talent strategy in 2018.

The coaching model library: OSKAR

Written by Tim Hawkes on 1 February 2018 in Features

Tim Hawkes explains an outcome-focused coaching model called OSKAR.

Key negotiation and persuasion skills for L&D professionals

Written by Julian Roche on 31 January 2018 in Features

Julian Roche offers some negotiation tips for trainers. 

Eight top tips to avoid management mistakes

Written by John Pring on 29 January 2018 in Features

John Pring gives us some easy tips to improve management skills.

Ten tips on employee orientation pt2

Written by Mark Sinatra on 26 January 2018 in Features

Mark Sinatra concludes his piece about employee orientation - follow this advice and you'll have high hopes for your new hires. 

TJwow webinar recording January 2018 - onboarding

Written by Jon Kennard on 25 January 2018 in Video
 

TJ Newsflash: 25 January

Written by Jon Kennard on 25 January 2018 in News

This week's newsflash - Donald Clark talks AI in Africa, OU talk apprenticeships for Guardian Labs, and leadership and wellbeing make up the rest... 

Five benefits of leadership and management apprenticeships

Written by Georgie Grogan on 25 January 2018 in Features

Georgie Grogan believes in higher level apprenticeships in business. Here's why.

The TJ Podcast: January 2018

Written by Jon Kennard on 24 January 2018 in Features

Jo and Jon look at recent news about learndirect, plus a few tech predictions from Forbes, Peter Russian from Remarkable tells us about intent-based leadership, and the VUCA acronym gets put on trial.

How chatbots make HR departments more human

Written by Hilary Bird on 24 January 2018 in Features

Chatbots might make HR even better, argues Hilary Bird.

Apprenticeship levy: Managers need developing too

Written by Dr Susan Laing on 23 January 2018 in Opinion

Dr Susan Laing is feeling positive about the apprenticeship levy.

How to show sponsors that training delivers value

Written by Bryce Sanders on 22 January 2018 in Features

Bryce Sanders gives us his view from across the pond of how you show value in financial services training,

Why language learning will be top of the corporate agenda in 2018

Written by Panos Kraniotis on 22 January 2018 in Opinion

Panos Kraniotis tells us why language learning is more important than ever in 2018. 

Difficult conversations: Do we have a problem with harassment?

Written by Vicky Roberts on 19 January 2018 in Opinion

After all the public allegations of sexual harassment in 2017, Vicky Roberts says businesses need to change. 

TJ Newsflash: 18 January

Written by Jon Kennard on 18 January 2018 in News

In this week's newsflash, some big news about Learndirect, Euan Blair sees prospects in the Apprenticeship Levy, and more... 

Five tips for exerting influence without an authority position

Written by Heather Lomax on 18 January 2018 in Features

You don't need to be a leader to have influence, says Heather Lomax.