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Top tech skills for 2021

Written by Mike Hendrickson on 19 March 2021 in Features

Mike Hendrickson provides five data-backed insights for upskilling your tech teams.

TJ Newsflash: 18 March

Written by Jon Kennard on 18 March 2021 in News

Some big news to lead us off this week. Read on for all the latest...

The L&D leadership challenge: Decreasing budgets and increasing expectations

Written by Kate Temple-Brown on 18 March 2021 in Features

Kate Temple-Brown offers an innovative, collaborative solution to decreasing budgets using the Apprenticeship Levy.

Reflections on a career

Written by Debbie Carter on 18 March 2021 in Opinion

 Debbie Carter ponders 20 years at the helm of TJ.

Unlocking your pandemic potential

Written by Adam Mortimer on 17 March 2021 in Features

Adam Mortimer provides three tips for learning new skills.

The last laugh: It's a carrot

Written by Stephanie Davies on 17 March 2021 in Opinion

This month Stephanie Davies looks at how well the world has progressed in awareness of offensive communications, but is shocked by reactions to a picture of a carrot!

How to get your management team committed to culture change

Written by Manley Hopkinson on 16 March 2021 in Features

Manley Hopkinson uses the analogy of a ship’s crew to explain the importance of having every on board when working towards culture change.

How to cope with increased aggression in a pandemic world

Written by David Liddle on 15 March 2021 in Features

Non-violent communication is essential to defuse violent and aggressive behaviour. David Liddle provides five simple steps to help frontline employees deal with this prevalent problem.

Seven ways to empower your employees

Written by Keith Kitani on 15 March 2021 in Features

Keith Kitani reminds organisations of the benefits of people having access to personal development tools to ensure they are always equipped for change.

#TJtalks: Brian Murphy on the AstraZeneca Learning Trial

Written by Jon Kennard on 12 March 2021 in Interviews

Jon talks to Brian Murphy, Global Head of Learning & Enterprise Capabilities at AstraZeneca, about learning effectiveness, storytelling, data and the recent Learning Trial.

The crisis leadership imperative pt2

Written by Steve Macaulay and David Buchanan on 12 March 2021 in Features

In this final part of David Buchanan and Steve Macaulay’s look at leadership in troubled times, they emphasise the power of the personal and L&D’s role in supporting the senior team.

How to find a CEO coach who passes the chemistry test

Written by Alan Denton on 12 March 2021 in Features

Alan Denton explains why empathy, rapport and challenge are key to getting results with an executive coach.

TJ Newsflash: 11 March

Written by Jon Kennard on 11 March 2021 in News

Entomologists need soft skills too, you know.

Core strategies to strengthen your non-profit with mentoring

Written by Jeb Banner on 11 March 2021 in Features

The right non-profit training can empower your team to make progress toward your mission. Check out these key tips to develop valuable mentoring opportunities.

Becoming a performance consultant

Written by Nigel Turner on 10 March 2021 in Features

Nigel Turner looks at the benefits of performance consulting and gives us 10 tips.

Ensuring inclusive learning with remote teams

Written by David Hosmer and Claudia Montoya-Andrews on 10 March 2021 in Features

When it comes to remote learning there are more considerations than you think - ask David Hosmer and Claudia Montoya-Andrews.

Designing a modern learning experience

Written by Sukh Pabial on 10 March 2021 in Opinion

Sukh Pabial details what modern learning really looks like, and why it's important.

Three steps to build high performance teams

Written by Sabby Gill on 9 March 2021 in Features

Sometimes the high performing team you need could be the one you have, says Sabby Gill.

How to encourage employees to focus on self-care

Written by Nina Sharpe on 9 March 2021 in Features

Making self-care a priority for employees is important. Nina Sharpe tells us how to prioritise wellbeing in the workplace and boost productivity as a result. 

International Women’s Day: Forging a gender-equal world

Written by Jon Kennard on 8 March 2021 in Opinion

International Women’s Day is an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women across the world, raise awareness of inequality, and find ways to accelerate progress towards gender parity.