Articles

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.

Five reasons to use video for L&D

Written by Jon Kennard on 17 January 2018 in Video

A quick primer on why video is so important...

Ten tips on employee orientation pt1

Written by Mark Sinatra on 17 January 2018 in Features

Mark Sinatra gives us his way of settling new hires in quickly.

How L&D influences a culture of productivity in the workplace

Written by Blake Henegan on 16 January 2018 in Opinion

Blake Henegan outlines steps to improve productivity through culture.

How can we support teachers to effectively deliver PSHE education?

Written by Hayley Sherwood on 16 January 2018 in Opinion

Hayley Sherwood tells us why PSHE education is important for everyone. 

Why management training doesn’t work (and what you should be doing instead)

Written by Katy Tynan on 15 January 2018 in Opinion

Katy Tynan says we need more than just classroom training to make successful managers. 

How HR Technology makes a difference to social mobility

Written by Rowena Bach on 15 January 2018 in Opinion

Rowena Bach discusses how digi-mentoring and HR tech can bring change and increased social mobility.

Nigel Paine: "You have no business without trust"

Written by Jon Kennard on 12 January 2018 in Video

Nigel Paine stresses the importance of trust.

TJ Newsflash: 12 January

Written by Jon Kennard on 12 January 2018 in News

Another TJ newsflash - and we kick off with a one-two punch of woe for the poor old Apprenticeship Levy...

The wood from the trees: How to engage today's overwhelmed workforce pt2

Written by Martyn Bull on 12 January 2018 in Features

Martyn Bull concludes his piece on engaging today's workforce.

Seven storytelling techniques to master before your next presentation

Written by Barbara Davidson on 11 January 2018 in Features

Here's how you can apply storytelling theory to your next presentation.