Articles

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.

Is PowerPoint the only way to present?

Written by Julian Roche on 13 April 2018 in Opinion

Julian Roche says replacing PowerPoint may not be the solution to good presentation. 

TJ Newsflash: 12 April

Written by Jon Kennard on 12 April 2018 in News

It's news time. Canine machine learning? You heard it here first. Well, TechCrunch actually...

A little more conversation: Fewer meetings and better relationships at work

Written by Rhodri Wyn Jones on 11 April 2018 in Opinion

Rhodri Wyn Jones offers an alternative to meetings culture.

How to love your job

Written by Tim Balcon on 11 April 2018 in Features

Tim Balcon discusses an industry where job satisfaction is on a high.  

How to be positive about redundancy

Written by Alan Jerram on 10 April 2018 in Opinion

Alan Jerram deals with a recent setback in the best manner possible.

Five 'brain enhancing' skills leaders will need by 2020

Written by Carole Gaskell on 10 April 2018 in Features

Carole Gaskell looks at a few easy ways to improve your mental performance. 

Helping HR build a case for talent management

Written by Christian Foerg on 9 April 2018 in Features

Christian Foerg builds a case for investing in talent management through five easy steps. 

How to stay on top of personal development and training when working for yourself

Written by Gina Clarke on 9 April 2018 in Features

Gina Clarke shares her routine to stay on top of personal development as a freelancer. 

Audio interview: Amir Elion on virtual humans

Written by Jon Kennard on 6 April 2018 in Interviews

Jon talks to Amir Elion of SkillReal about virtual humans, AI, Black Mirror, Spider-Man and more.