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Leading in a digital age

Written by Malcom Sweeting on 27 March 2020 in Opinion

Blazing a trail - why effective leadership is vital to securing a front seat in the digital skills revolution.

Why equal parental leave is critical in progressing a gender equal workplace

Written by Caroline Strachan on 27 March 2020 in Opinion

The move towards shared parental leave points to something more fundamental, according to Caroline Strachan.

TJ Newsflash: 26 March

Written by Jon Kennard on 26 March 2020 in News

Well, what a week it's been. Here's some news that doesn't go too heavy on you-know-what, mercifully. 

Mental health in the workplace: How management need to lead by example

Written by Marianne Page on 26 March 2020 in Opinion

Testing times for all, but everyone needs to look after their mental health, says Marianne Page.

Custom elearning: How to get started

Written by Ryan O' Hara on 25 March 2020 in Features

Creating bespoke courses need not be expensive or difficult. Ryan O’Hara explains how to take your first steps in commissioning a project.

 

Book excerpt: How leadership reputations are won and lost

Written by Dr. Richard G Ford on 24 March 2020 in Features

In an excerpt from his new book, Dr Richard Ford discusses how important soft skills are to good leadership.

The importance of adaptability skills in the workplace

Written by Adrian Moorhouse on 23 March 2020 in Features

Adaptability is the ability to learn new skills in response to evolving circumstances. Adrian Moorhouse offers some tips

#TJtalks: Robin Chu on coaching and social mobility

Written by Jon Kennard on 20 March 2020 in Interviews

We talk to AoEC partner and Coachbright founder Robin Chu about coaching young people and social mobility.

To invest in employee tech training or not – that is the question!

Written by Neil Robertson on 20 March 2020 in Opinion

Neil Robertson spells out the options.

How to make sure your virtual L&D training is effective

Written by Tanya Boyd on 20 March 2020 in Features

Social distancing need not be a barrier to delivering training, says Tanya Boyd.

TJ Newsflash: 19 March

Written by Jon Kennard on 19 March 2020 in News

There's a very clear angle to our curated news stories this week - can you guess what it is?

How to hire international candidates to work in the UK

Written by Yash Dubal on 19 March 2020 in Features

Yash Dubal guides you through the immigration visa maze.

The TJ Podcast: March 2020

Written by Jon Kennard on 18 March 2020 in Features

Jon, Jo and Kate talk mergers, acquisitions, TJ Magazine and learning in the time of Coronavirus. Jo interviews Mirjam Neelen about her hotly anticipated new book, 'Evidence-Informed Learning Design'.

10 successful women entrepreneurs share their best piece of advice

Written by Christine MacDonald and Emma Salveson on 17 March 2020 in Opinion

Christine MacDonald and Emma Salveson gather top tips on how women can thrive in the world of business.

People and their skills provide the X-factor for business success

Written by Dr Parves Khan on 17 March 2020 in Features

Dr Parves Khan on the importance of vocational education and training.

How L&D can provide a platform for individuals to learn and progress in the workplace

Written by Jason Fowler on 16 March 2020 in Features

Give your workers the skills they need to succeed, says Jason Fowler.

Remote working tips: A list

Written by Jon Kennard on 13 March 2020 in Features

So you've just started working remotely? No problem, there's a wealth of info out there to keep you productive, sane and connected to your team. Here we round up a few of our recent pieces that could help you out.

Don’t let your triggers sabotage your leadership

Written by Deb Hordon on 13 March 2020 in Features

Deb Hordon has six strategies to help you stay cool, calm and collected. 

TJ Newsflash: 12 March

Written by Jon Kennard on 12 March 2020 in News

Did you learn anything in college? Elon Musk doesn't think so. That and more in the week's newsflash.

How to manage conflict effectively

Written by David Liddle on 12 March 2020 in Features

Team members not pulling together? David Liddle offers tips to help managers restore harmony.