Articles

Magazine excerpt: Nature or nurture?

Written by Margot Manning on 9 January 2018 in Features

Margo Manning asks, are managers born or made?

Reluctant leaders: Clarence Thomas

Written by Paul Russell on 9 January 2018 in Features

Paul Russell looks at the reluctant leadership of Clarence Thomas.

Magazine excerpt: Behave!

Written by Ally Yates on 8 January 2018 in Features

What you say and do influences your effectiveness in business, says Ally Yates.

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

Written by Martyn Bull on 5 January 2018 in Features

Martyn Bull looks at generational attitudes towards engagement.

Why isn’t your leadership thriving? Communication

Written by Jackie Roberson on 5 January 2018 in Opinion

Jackie Roberson gives us some simple communication tips for leaders.

TJ Newsflash: 5 January

Written by Jon Kennard on 5 January 2018 in News

First newsflash of the new year - and we kick things off with a story realted to the big buzzword of recent weeks: Blockchain.

Magazine excerpt: Onboarding - whys, dos and don'ts

Written by Bill Donoghue on 4 January 2018 in Features

Bill Donoghue on the best ways to get your new hires happy and productive from the outset.

January 2018

Written by Jon Kennard on 3 January 2018 in Magazine

Louise Morris is this year's L&D professional of the year. Read her story here.

Mission Control Management: Trained to be trusted

Written by Paul Sean Hill on 3 January 2018 in Features

Former Director of Mission Operations for NASA’s human spaceflight, Paul Sean Hill, offers the insider’s view with this excerpt from his new book, 'Mission Control Management'.

TJ interviews: Lionbridge's Wendy Farrell

Written by Jon Kennard on 3 January 2018 in Interviews

VR and AR are in the rise, and we talk to expert Wendy Farrell about how L&D can benefit.

Why ‘sticking things out’ from a sense of obligation is bad for your career

Written by Dr Mark Powell and Jonathan Gifford on 2 January 2018 in Features

Dr Mark Powell and Jonathan Gifford discuss elements of their new book 'Machiavellian Intelligence: How to survive and thrive in the modern corporation'.

2018: The year video takes L&D to the next level

Written by Doug Stephen on 2 January 2018 in Features

Doug Stephen says 2018 is the year of video. Read on to find out why.

2017: TJ's most popular pieces

Written by Jon Kennard on 26 December 2017 in Features

Jon Kennard reflects on his first few months at TJ and lists the most popular pieces of writing across the site in 2017.

Leadership: How to get honest feedback from your employees pt2

Written by Keren Lerner on 21 December 2017 in Features

Keren Lerner concludes her piece about honest feedback.

From one-way criticism to two-way conversations

Written by Natalie King on 20 December 2017 in Opinion

Natalie King explains the benefits of continuous performance management.

Expense fraud: The little and often concept that could be spreading like wildfire

Written by Adam Reynolds on 20 December 2017 in Opinion

A 2017 study found that employees worldwide are adapting and evolving the way they fraudulently claim for their expenses. Adam Reynolds tells us more.

The real power of transparency and openness

Written by Steve Holliday on 20 December 2017 in Opinion

Steve Holliday emphasises the importance of honesty and openness in the workplace.

GDPR: What you need to know about the new data protection laws

Written by Nick Richards on 19 December 2017 in Features

Nick Richards gives us a few tips to prepare for the incoming GDPR changes.

Public vs private sector: An insight into the attitudes of customer service agents

Written by Dr Laura Olcelli on 18 December 2017 in Features

Dr Laura Olcelli compares public and private sector customer service.

Online Educa Berlin 2017: Resources and comment round up

Written by Jo Cook on 15 December 2017 in Features

Jo Cook takes a look at all of the resources and conversations that occurred during the OEB17 conference.