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From the archive: Engagement - what's missing

Written by Bella Mehta on 2 November 2020 in Features

One of the benefits of being a TJ subscriber is full access to our decades-long archive of content - here we look back to a piece on engagement from April 2013.

Why L&D need to understand organisational politics pt2

Written by Steve Macaulay and David Buchanan on 23 October 2020 in Features

In the second of a two-part article on organisational politics, David Buchanan and Steve Macaulay explore L&D role in organisational politics.

Recognising differences in training staff and volunteers

Written by Matt Hugg on 23 October 2020 in Features

What are the motivators to develop in not-for-profit organisations? Matt Hugg explains.

TJ Newsflash: 22 October

Written by Jon Kennard on 22 October 2020 in News

A circumspect newsflash this week. Can we imagine an alternative future of work?

It certainly isn’t just another day at the office for many employees

Written by Kirsty Foster-Jennings on 22 October 2020 in Features

Kirsty Foster-Jennings says the ability of both organisations and employees to adapt to remote working has to be one of the big business stories to emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic.

Why L&D need to understand organisational politics pt1

Written by Steve Macaulay and David Buchanan on 21 October 2020 in Features

In part 1 of a two-part article on organisational politics, David Buchanan and Steve Macaulay look at why politics is important and provide information on tactics.

Supporting your workforce’s mental health is important

Written by Noel McDermott on 21 October 2020 in Opinion

Noel McDermott on how to help employees post virus.

The TJ Podcast: October 2020

Written by Jon Kennard on 21 October 2020 in Features

In which Jon inadvertently belittles the legacy of Olympic swimming legend Michael Phelps, and we also talk about lots of L&D related stuff too. 

How to cultivate a flexible learning culture for the digital economy

Written by Agata Nowakowska on 20 October 2020 in Features

Agata Nowakowska offers four crucial ways that businesses can maintain learning flexibility.

From the archive: Because it's worth it

Written by Stephen Archer on 19 October 2020 in Features

One of the benefits of being a TJ subscriber is full access to our decades-long archive of content - here we look back to a piece on leadership from March 2013.

Change is inevitable. Growth is intentional

Written by Cate Murden on 19 October 2020 in Features

As Covid-19 has changed many organisations into a collection of small, remote working teams Cate Murden offers advice on how to make these new practices successful.

Creating more opportunities for employees with disabilities

Written by Liz Johnson on 19 October 2020 in Opinion

Liz Johnson explains how remote working is making the world of work more inclusive for disabled employees.

A parable of transformation

Written by W. Roy Whitten and Tyler Roy on 16 October 2020 in Features

W Roy Whitten and Tyler Roy offer an encouraging tale to show the importance positive attitude in the sales environment.

Onboarding: First impressions count

Written by Matt Gilbert on 16 October 2020 in Features

Matt Gilbert on how L&D can help with onboarding and reboarding in a remote world.

TJ Newsflash: 15 October

Written by Jon Kennard on 15 October 2020 in News

And the award for longest newsflash headline goes to...

Remote working: How to keep on track

Written by Will Capper on 15 October 2020 in Features

How to avoid distractions for your team and manage procrastination while remote working.

The last laugh: Tricky conversations

Written by Stephanie Davies on 14 October 2020 in Opinion

This month Stephanie Davies considers some tricky conversations around coronavirus.

Helping leaders create values-led cultures

Written by Claire Gearon on 13 October 2020 in Features

Leaders must engage with their people to establish values that bring success. Claire Gearon tells us more.

From the archive: Collaboration within teams

Written by Sarah Cook and Steve Macaulay on 12 October 2020 in Features

One of the benefits of being a TJ subscriber is full access to our decades-long archive of content - here we look back to a piece on collaboration from February 2013.

Supporting local recovery in a post-pandemic world

Written by Phil Howard on 12 October 2020 in Opinion

Now is the time for employers to support local recovery by investing in young talent, says Phil Howard.