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TJ interviews: City & Guilds Foundation’s Lauren Roberts

Written by Debbie Carter on 13 May 2022 in Interviews

As Mental Health Awareness Week comes to a close in the UK, we talk to Lauren Roberts, Advocacy Lead at City & Guilds Foundation about mental health problems in young learners

#MHAW: Creating a culture for employees to flourish

Written by Debbie Carter on 12 May 2022 in Opinion

TJ speaks to nine business leaders to understand the importance of tackling workplace mental health problems

The TJ Podcast: May 2022

Written by Debbie Carter on 11 May 2022 in Podcast

Jo Cook talks to L&D innovator Jeff Kortenbosch about his work on skills at Dutch bank de Volksbank

AI – improving workplace experience

Written by Rose Moody on 11 May 2022 in Features

Rose Moody explains how artificial intelligence is transforming the way we collaborate and connect

Personalised learning’s role in talent recruitment and retention

Written by Dan Whelan on 10 May 2022 in Features

Dan Whelan explores workplace development programmes and advises that personalisation and microlearning is crucial for success 

 

Workplace stress: How to manage it

Written by Hedda Bird on 9 May 2022 in Features

As the UK starts Mental Health Awareness Week, Hedda Bird offers some practical advice to managers on recognising and handling stress

Stop software adoption leading to job frustration

Written by Jürn-Christian Hocke on 8 May 2022 in Features

Digital adoption isn’t always easy. Jürn-Christian Hocke offers his view of the effects new technologies have on employees and productivity

How to make a success of hybrid working

Written by Lucinda Pullinger on 6 May 2022 in Features

What do employees and employers really want as part of a hybrid working offer? Lucinda Pullinger says it’s all about choice

Fostering positive attitudes for gender equality

Written by Jess Sandham on 4 May 2022 in Opinion

Jess Sandham says to address gender disparity we need to demonstrate gender neutrality at work and at home

Bureaucracy hinders help for Ukrainian refugees

Written by James Reed on 3 May 2022 in Opinion

Many UK organisations want to welcome Ukrainian refugees, but how do we turn recruitment rhetoric into a hiring reality? James Reed gives his view

Keep top talent – make them feel loved

Written by Melanie Robinson on 3 May 2022 in Features

How employers attract and retain talent has changed and according to Melanie Robinson it’s about boosting morale

4x2 decision-making

Written by Hanno Nevanlinna on 30 April 2022 in Features

Hanno Nevanlinna provides a case study of a new decision-making model that is transforming his organisation’s agility and employee wellbeing 

Tackling misogyny at work

Written by Thom Dennis on 12 April 2022 in Features
Thom Dennis urges men to be better allies to women facing sexism in the workplace

Employees want training

Written by Bill Peatman on 11 April 2022 in Features

Bill Peatman offers five ways to build skills and improve retention despite the Great Resignation

The dos and don’ts of mental health

Written by Joan van den Brink on 8 April 2022 in Features

Joan van den Brink on how leaders can support employees struggling with mental health

Truth and trust in recruiting and retaining talent

Written by Rita Trehan on 7 April 2022 in Features

Don't be tempted to inflate job descriptions says Rita Trehan

5 lessons for leaders to unlearn in 2022

Written by Abi Adamson on 23 March 2022 in Opinion

Breaking old habits, or unlearning is becoming a popular concept in L&D and here Abi Adamson reveals some leaders’ habits that need to be unlearned

Acknowledging remote workers’ contributions

Written by Luke Smith on 22 March 2022 in Features

How do we show and receive appreciation in the world of remote working? Luke Smith offers some suggestions

The future of work hinges on employee recognition

Written by Muni Boga on 22 March 2022 in Features

A ‘return to normal’ is not in the cards, but something more transformational could be says Muni Boga 

Shackleton and the Antarctic: Leadership Lessons for today (Part 2)

Written by Sarah Cook & Steve Macaulay on 21 March 2022 in Features

In the second article examining Shackleton’s ill-fated 1914 – 1916 expedition to Antarctica, Sarah Cook and Steve Macaulay suggest ways to create a development programme based on his style of leadership