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Meeting team targets

Written by Rachel Eleza on 6 November 2020 in Features

Rachel Eleza provides five steps that drive commitment to team goals.

TJ Newsflash: 5 November

Written by Jon Kennard on 5 November 2020 in News

Great, simple presentation advice in our newsflash this week. Read on for enlightenment.

Blunt instrument or fine scalpel: Using 360 to evaluate training effectiveness

Written by Elva Ainsworth on 5 November 2020 in Features

Work life may have changed but feedback is still important. Elva Ainsworth talks 360. 

Compliance and ethics training: It’s not just about bad apples

Written by Guido Palazzo on 4 November 2020 in Opinion

Professor Guido Palazzo addresses systemic corruption and the importance of compliance across the board.

Stress Awareness Week: The little things that help

Written by Helen Foord on 4 November 2020 in Features

Helen Foord gives TJ a few helpful tips in the middle of Stress Awareness Week.

The future of the office: Some changes are here to stay

Written by Charlie Jones on 3 November 2020 in Features

Charlie Jones looks at ways the future office could function.

Applying newfound L&D skills to a second lockdown: How can businesses prepare?

Written by Adam Hodgkinson on 3 November 2020 in Features

We've learned something from last time, right? Adam Hodgkinson says L&D can help make this period easier for business.

Five ways to avoid digital transformation fatigue

Written by Juuso Hämäläinen on 2 November 2020 in Features

It's a popular term, but it's really about people, says Juuso Hämäläinen.

From the archive: Engagement - what's missing

Written by Bella Mehta on 2 November 2020 in Features

One of the benefits of being a TJ subscriber is full access to our decades-long archive of content - here we look back to a piece on engagement from April 2013.

Why L&D need to understand organisational politics pt2

Written by Steve Macaulay and David Buchanan on 23 October 2020 in Features

In the second of a two-part article on organisational politics, David Buchanan and Steve Macaulay explore L&D role in organisational politics.

Recognising differences in training staff and volunteers

Written by Matt Hugg on 23 October 2020 in Features

What are the motivators to develop in not-for-profit organisations? Matt Hugg explains.

TJ Newsflash: 22 October

Written by Jon Kennard on 22 October 2020 in News

A circumspect newsflash this week. Can we imagine an alternative future of work?

It certainly isn’t just another day at the office for many employees

Written by Kirsty Foster-Jennings on 22 October 2020 in Features

Kirsty Foster-Jennings says the ability of both organisations and employees to adapt to remote working has to be one of the big business stories to emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic.

Why L&D need to understand organisational politics pt1

Written by Steve Macaulay and David Buchanan on 21 October 2020 in Features

In part 1 of a two-part article on organisational politics, David Buchanan and Steve Macaulay look at why politics is important and provide information on tactics.

Supporting your workforce’s mental health is important

Written by Noel McDermott on 21 October 2020 in Opinion

Noel McDermott on how to help employees post virus.

The TJ Podcast: October 2020

Written by Jon Kennard on 21 October 2020 in Features

In which Jon inadvertently belittles the legacy of Olympic swimming legend Michael Phelps, and we also talk about lots of L&D related stuff too. 

How to cultivate a flexible learning culture for the digital economy

Written by Agata Nowakowska on 20 October 2020 in Features

Agata Nowakowska offers four crucial ways that businesses can maintain learning flexibility.

From the archive: Because it's worth it

Written by Stephen Archer on 19 October 2020 in Features

One of the benefits of being a TJ subscriber is full access to our decades-long archive of content - here we look back to a piece on leadership from March 2013.

Change is inevitable. Growth is intentional

Written by Cate Murden on 19 October 2020 in Features

As Covid-19 has changed many organisations into a collection of small, remote working teams Cate Murden offers advice on how to make these new practices successful.

Creating more opportunities for employees with disabilities

Written by Liz Johnson on 19 October 2020 in Opinion

Liz Johnson explains how remote working is making the world of work more inclusive for disabled employees.