The TJ Podcast: December 2021

Written by Debbie Carter on 7 December 2021 in Podcast

After a bit of a break the TJ Podcast is back! With a new format, this month we discuss mentoring with Rashim Mogha from Skillsoft, Jenn Labin from MentorcliQ, and Ady Howes from Digital Skills People - the fabulous Jo Cook is your host

The power of reciprocal mentoring

Written by Emily Cosgrove and Sara Hope on 6 December 2021 in Features

Emily Cosgrove and Sara Hope on deepening trust and belonging through reverse mentoring

TJ newsflash: 3 December

Written by Debbie Carter on 3 December 2021 in News

This week’s news and research from around the world compiled by the TJ editor 

Addressing the digital skills gap

Written by Paul Geddes on 1 December 2021 in Features

The skills crisis is here for the forseeable future and to thrive, says Paul Geddes we all have to change our mindset

Selecting the right person for the job

Written by Sandra Porter on 30 November 2021 in Features

Sandra Porter on how to make sure your managers have the right skills to win the current talent war

Leading by example

Written by Nicola Richards on 29 November 2021 in Features

Nicola Richards explores management’s role in reinforcing learning in the workplace

How toxic working cultures impact organisations

Written by Gemma McCall on 26 November 2021 in Features

Gemma McCall reveals how poor workplaces affect employees’ health

Improving diversity, equity and inclusion through EI

Written by LaTonya Jackson on 25 November 2021 in Features

LaTonya Jackson provides 4 steps to counter micro aggressions with emotional intelligence training

TJ newsflash: 18 November

Written by Debbie Carter on 18 November 2021 in News

This week’s collection of news and research from across the globe


Creating connection in hybrid working

Written by James Scott on 17 November 2021 in Features

James Scott offers his advice on developing a collaborative, connected culture in a hybrid work environment

How to make employees feel valued

Written by Ramesh Ramani on 16 November 2021 in Features

Ramesh Ramani encourages us to develop training strategies that make employees feel valued before it’s too late

Channelling healthy conflict

Written by Arran Heal on 16 November 2021 in Opinion

Greater challenge and criticism in organisations can be beneficial, but Arran Heal urges caution

TJ interviews: ManpowerGroup’s Chris Gray

Written by Debbie Carter on 12 November 2021 in Interviews

As skills shortages continue to concern organisations Chris Gray, director of ManpowerGroup UK & Ireland talks to TJ about the skills revolution they see happening and offers advice for the future

TJ Newsflash: 10 November

Written by Debbie Carter on 10 November 2021 in News

The editor’s weekly selection of stories to inspire, educate and inform

Embedding organisational values

Written by Luke Smith on 10 November 2021 in Features

Luke Smith on how to instill company values during employee training

CIPD call on Government to act on labour shortages

Written by Gerwyn Davies on 5 November 2021 in Opinion

Gerwyn Davies reveals the latest research from the CIPD on the skills crisis and highlights the need for long-term reform of government skills policy

Getting black women to the top table

Written by Yetunde Hofmann on 4 November 2021 in Features

Black women are less likely to be involved in strategy says Yetunde Hofmann, here’s how to tackle it 

TJ Newsflash: 3 November

Written by Debbie Carter on 3 November 2021 in News

A round up of the best stories from across the globe: from recruitment to the menopause and mental health. All the stories, and one podcast, are aimed at making you think differently about the world today


The Great Resignation

Written by Nick Gallimore on 2 November 2021 in Features

Nick Gallimore on how to retain talent in a world of post-pandemic disengagement

Data for a healthy worklife balance

Written by Dean Corbett on 2 November 2021 in Opinion

Dean Corbett explores data and its importance in wellbeing and engagement