Articles

Why the best leaders crave feedback

Written by Jaren Nichols on 21 August 2018 in Opinion

Leaders should still ask for feedback, says Jaren Nichols.

The essential business skills graduates are missing

Written by Jon Kennard on 21 August 2018 in Opinion

Todays graduates are entering the workplace with university degrees and plenty of ambition – but according to employers, it’s just not enough.

Mobile learning for retraining and reskilling: Research insights

Written by Amit Gautam on 20 August 2018 in Features

Amit Gautam calls on a few studies to make the case for mobile learning.

Is your recognition style motivating or demotivating your team?

Written by Doug Upchurch on 20 August 2018 in Opinion

Praise and recognition can be a bit of a minefield, says Doug Upchurch.

Compliance training: Making a case for elearning

Written by Darren Hockley on 17 August 2018 in Opinion

Compliance training: face to face or elearning? Darren Hockley counters the argument of a recent TJ feature. 

The coaching model library: PRACTICE

Written by Steve Thomson on 17 August 2018 in Features

Steve Thomson takes a look at a coaching model developed by Stephen Palmer of City University, London.

You are your learners: What can your organisation gain from learner insights?

Written by Libby Webb on 17 August 2018 in Features

After the learning, it's all about the insight, says Libby Webb.

TJ Newsflash: 16 August

Written by Jon Kennard on 16 August 2018 in News

Do you use sales coaching? Well you should, says Jenna Cronin for ATD Blogs. And there's more stories this way...

Is microlearning the only way to get through to the millennial workforce?

Written by Samantha Caine on 16 August 2018 in Opinion

Samanatha Caine thinks microlearning might be the key to the blend, for millennials.

The core skills every CEO needs

Written by Luis Alvarez Satorre on 15 August 2018 in Features

CEOs need to learn, too. Here's what Luis Alvarez Satorre has picked up in his time in top business positions.

Leveraging the levy

Written by David Cormack on 15 August 2018 in Opinion

Dave Cormack says the opportunity is there for the Apprenticeship Levy to embrace broader skills requirements, as well as apprenticeships.

The TJ Podcast: August 2018

Written by Jon Kennard on 14 August 2018 in Features

Jon and Jo discuss the magazine and its topics of Understanding Business, OD and People Analytics.

Magazine excerpt: Happy Talk

Written by Henry Stewart on 14 August 2018 in Features

This month, Henry Stewart asks if we should abolish the annual performance appraisal.

How to harness positive stress in the workplace

Written by Dr Jorgen Folkersen on 14 August 2018 in Features

If managed correctly, a little stress can be a good thing, says Dr Jorgen Folkersen.

Three common myths about anxiety

Written by Jackie Roberson on 10 August 2018 in Features

For some, anxiety isn't something you can get past that easily. Jackie Roberson elaborates for TJ.

Magazine excerpt: Learning by numbers

Written by Jon Kennard on 9 August 2018 in Features

Carolyn Blunt looks at how to use data to provide bigger impact on the business and colleagues.

TJ Newsflash: 9 August

Written by Jon Kennard on 9 August 2018 in News

It's all about the data for Towards Maturity, plus, here's the secret to being ultra-productive. Read on!

Magazine excerpt: Answering difficult questions

Written by Ian Cook on 8 August 2018 in Features

What are the answers CEOs want from L&D? Ian Cook provides some ideas.

Why agencies should provide clients with marketing and SEO training

Written by Every1 on 8 August 2018 in Opinion

Digital marketing agency Every1 tell us why training their clients is so important.

Networking: Why you should do it, and how to improve your skills

Written by Penny de Valk on 7 August 2018 in Features

Penny de Valk says networking's worth doing - if done properly.