TJ Newsflash: 22 April

Written by Jon Kennard on 22 April 2021 in News

The sun's out in our part of the world, and it's all very positive this week. Read on and enjoy!

The power of microlearning for team training

Written by Amy Morrisey on 21 April 2021 in Features

Are you considering using microlearning to train your team? Amy Morrisey gives three tips to maximise the power of your bite-sized courses and elevate your efforts.

Seven ways to prepare for the changing labour market

Written by Andrew Arkley on 21 April 2021 in Features

Pretty much everyone will have to adjust to the new normal in order to achieve their employment goals. Andrew Arkley offers advice to HR departments on how to retain, develop and recruit the best talent.

The TJ Podcast: April 2021

Written by Jon Kennard on 20 April 2021 in Podcast

Jon, Jo and Kate tuck into a few stories and content pieces from the last two or three weeks, and TJ's editor-in-chief signs off with an exit interview.


A strategy for the post-pandemic workplace

Written by Deborah Wilkes on 20 April 2021 in Features

How should HR and leaders be working together to prepare for new ways of working? Deborah Wilkes offers a route to follow.

The evolution of transformational leadership

Written by Mostafa Sayyadi on 19 April 2021 in Features

Good bosses switch between transformational and transactional leadership styles says Mostafa Sayyadi.

Supporting menopause in the workplace

Written by Sarah White on 19 April 2021 in Features

Sarah White offers practical ways to support menopause in the workplace, both remotely and in the office.

The four-day week - a step too far?

Written by Dawn Brown on 16 April 2021 in Opinion

As the four-day week gains traction Dawn Brown points out the drawbacks and suggests increased flexibility is a necessity to attract and retain the best talent.

Here's why you should learn a coding language

Written by David Kuntz on 16 April 2021 in Opinion

David Kuntz urges us to consider learning coding to open up new opportunities.

How to use data storytelling in L&D

Written by Thinqi on 15 April 2021 in Features

Digital learning experts Thinqi talk give us some great data storytelling advice.

Settling into a new organisation

Written by Sarah Cook and Steve MacAulay on 15 April 2021 in Features

In the first of a two-part article about onboarding, Sarah Cook and Steve Macaulay emphasise the importance of an induction process.

TJ Newsflash: 15 April

Written by Jon Kennard on 15 April 2021 in News

Trust, relationships and more in the week's news round-up.

The last laugh: Big Brother is watching

Written by Stephanie Davies on 15 April 2021 in Opinion

This month Stephanie Davies takes a look at how some organisations are using AI to monitor the activity of homeworkers and asks, what about trust?

TJ interviews: AstraZeneca’s Brian Murphy

Written by Jon Kennard on 14 April 2021 in Interviews

AstraZeneca's Brian Murphy talks to TJ about learning at the pharmaceutical giant.

Coaching: Cracking unconscious bias

Written by Chris Parke on 13 April 2021 in Opinion

When it comes to unconscious bias businesses need coaching, not training, says Chris Parke.

#TJtalks​: Debbie Carter on her time as editor of TJ

Written by Jon Kennard on 13 April 2021 in Video

Jon talks to editor-in-chief of TJ, Debbie Carter, about her past, present and future.

Time to reset our motivation

Written by Dr Cath Bishop on 13 April 2021 in Opinion

Cath Bishop urges us to rethink how we inspire and reward in the workplace.

Managing the four generational workplace

Written by Pam Hamilton on 12 April 2021 in Features

As the workforce embraces age diversity, Pam Hamilton offers her advice for inter-generational teams.

COVID-19: The great workplace equaliser?

Written by Ama Afrifa-Tchie on 12 April 2021 in Opinion

Ama Afrifa-Tchie urges organisations to consider the mental health of minority groups who have been severely affected by the pandemic’s impact on working practices.

How to keep and attract the best

Written by Claire Ross on 9 April 2021 in Features

Claire Ross provides three benefits of staff retention and tips for increasing it.