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The TJ podcast: May 2017

Written by Jon Kennard on 24 May 2017 in Features

Jon and Jo put millennials on trial, interview Penny Asher from OU business school, and much more.

Digital transformation: Five ways to attract and retain talent

Written by Ian Dodson on 24 May 2017 in Features

How do you keep your best talent during the digital revolution? Listen to Ian Dodson.

Five tips for running a seasonal business

Written by Charlotte Baldwin on 23 May 2017 in Opinion

Run a part time training business? Charlotte Baldwin has tips to stay busy.

Audio interview: David Willett and Jane Daly on Apprenticeships

Written by Jon Kennard on 23 May 2017 in Features

We sat down with David Willett, corporate director of the Open University and Jane Daly, head of strategic insight at Towards Maturity to talk about a recent report into the realities of the new Apprenticeship Levy.

What do temps and Olympic athletes have in common?

Written by Catherine Sinclair on 22 May 2017 in Opinion

Do temps and Olympic athletes have anything in common? Catherine Sinclair draws a few parallels.

Ignite talks from CIPD L&D Show 2017

Written by Jo Cook on 19 May 2017 in Video

Get inspired by these quickfire presentations from L&D practitioners!

Imposed vs. chosen change: Managing change in business

Written by Philip Cox-Hynd on 19 May 2017 in Opinion

Nobody likes change, right? Philip Cox-Hynd explores the difference between imposed and chosen change. 

Organisational learning: The keys to improving efficiency

Written by Laura Overton on 19 May 2017 in Features

Laura Overton provides practical, evidence-based insights for delivering greater learning impact

Learning Newsflash: 19 May

Written by Jon Kennard on 18 May 2017 in News

It's Thursday, so time for another TJ learning newsflash - Google take a minor drubbing, and we have some conflicting opinions about apprenticeships. Read on!

Three tips to succeed in any business environment

Written by Sarah Watson on 18 May 2017 in Opinion

First job after university? Sarah Watson offers some advice to kickstart your CPD.

Five ways to get your employees to change

Written by Tess Robinson on 17 May 2017 in Features

So how do you get your employees to change? Tess Robinson has a few tactics.

L&D on trial: Learning styles

Written by Jon Kennard on 16 May 2017 in Video

From the first TJ podcast, here's Jon and Jo putting 'learning styles' on trial. 

Five ways your business will suffer if you don’t invest in your employees

Written by Mike Edwards on 16 May 2017 in Opinion

Mike Edwards discusses how an employee engagement programme not only shows your staff you care and develops individual goals, but offers much more, contributing to wider success and growth.

Translation technology: Can it bridge the language skills gap?

Written by Panos Kraniotis on 16 May 2017 in Opinion

Can technology bridge the language skills gap? Panos Kaniotis thinks so.

What's L&D’s role in employee engagement?

Written by Steve Macaulay and Sarah Cook on 15 May 2017 in Opinion

Sarah Cook and Steve Macauley tell us about how L&D and employee engagement fit together.

Mentoring: How does it impact your business?

Written by Michael O’Flynn on 12 May 2017 in Opinion

Does your business have a mentoring programme? If not, why not? Michael O' Flynn recaps on the positive impact to business.

Reluctant leaders: King George VI

Written by Paul Russell on 11 May 2017 in Features

In the first of what could make for a very interesting series, Paul Russell discusses King George VI, one of the reluctant leaders of the world.  

Four ways to create a ‘speak up’ culture and drive your business forward

Written by Gemma Harding on 9 May 2017 in Features

Gemma Harding tells TJ how to create a working culture where it's safe to speak out. 

Infographic: The do's and don'ts of presenting

Written by Sarah Brown on 4 May 2017 in Features

What are the do's and don'ts for a great presentation? Just have a look at this infographic.

It is possible for trainers to demonstrate value

Written by Jon Kennard on 4 May 2017 in Opinion

Trainers can demonstrate value by learning from higher education, says Peter Eyre.