Articles

November 2018

Written by Jon Kennard on 1 November 2018 in Magazine

Andrew Jacobs, the inspirational L&D professional and blogger reveals what makes him tick. 

How consulting skills can make you a better trainer

Written by Nathan Sykes on 31 October 2018 in Features

For Nathan Sykes, an obvious place to draw inspiration for training skills is in consulting.

A step change in leadership development

Written by Kimo Kippen on 29 October 2018 in Opinion

Kimo Kippen says leadership development needs to change.

TJ Newsflash: 26 October

Written by Jon Kennard on 26 October 2018 in News

Five predictions for diversity and inclusion in 2019, and other stories....

Making apprenticeships work for you

Written by Phil Howard on 26 October 2018 in Features

Phil Howard looks at the commercial side of apprenticeships.

TJ Awards’ conference 2018: Timetable announced

Written by Jon Kennard on 24 October 2018 in News

TJ will be hosting a one-day conference to support our evening of celebration at the TJ Awards 2018.

How to reduce employee training costs without sacrificing quality

Written by Audrey Lamp on 24 October 2018 in Features

Audrey Lamp underlines the versatility of online training.

Contact centre agents have little to fear with AI implementation

Written by Doug Taylor on 24 October 2018 in Opinion

There's no death knell for CSRs yet, says Doug Taylor.

Measuring the effect of staff training

Written by Annabelle Fee on 23 October 2018 in Features

Annabelle Fee gives us the basics of training effectiveness.

Managing multiple generations as a millennial leader

Written by Syed Uddin on 19 October 2018 in Opinion

Syed Uddin, The Adecco Group’s UK&I ‘CEO for One Month’ for 2018 offers his perspective on managing a multi-generational workforce.

Achieving productive outcomes from difficult conversations

Written by Johnson Wong on 19 October 2018 in Opinion

The game-changing part of having a successful difficult conversation is how you approach it, says Johnson Wong.

TJ Newsflash: 18 October

Written by Jon Kennard on 18 October 2018 in News

If humility is so important, why are (some) leaders so arrogant? A good question HBR, a good question...

We can do more to attract diverse talent into digital and tech roles

Written by Sarah Kaiser on 18 October 2018 in Opinion

New emerging technologies are fundamentally changing the way we work and engage with businesses, says Sarah Kaiser.

How a physiotherapist can help boost staff productivity

Written by John Doyle on 17 October 2018 in Features

You don't have to work in a physically demanding job to feel the benefits of a physiotherapist, says John Doyle.

The TJ Podcast: October 2018

Written by Jon Kennard on 15 October 2018 in Features

New co-host Kate Graham of Fosway joins Jon to discuss some recent news.

What to do with hurtful feedback

Written by Elva Ainsworth on 15 October 2018 in Opinion

It's never nice to hear, but there are ways you can cope with bad feedback, says Elva Ainsworth.

Magazine excerpt: The art of the written word

Written by Grace Carter on 15 October 2018 in Features

Grace Carter provides her top tips for improving your business writing skills.

TJ interviews: Author and coach Robin Kermode

Written by Jon Kennard on 12 October 2018 in Interviews

Robin Kermode gives TJ his best tips for good body language, both real world and virtually.

Why these companies are the best for freelancers - and four lessons employers can learn from them

Written by Peter Johnston on 12 October 2018 in Features

Follow these four simple rules and your freelancers will keep coming back for more, says Peter Johnston.

TJ Newsflash: 11 October

Written by Jon Kennard on 11 October 2018 in News

We start strong this week with an age-old question.