October 2019

Written by Jon Kennard on 3 October 2019 in Magazine

Workplace learning expert Jane Hart discusses her life in L&D.

TJ Newsflash: 3 October

Written by Jon Kennard on 3 October 2019 in News

Workplace perks - gimmicks or not? Read the first story in our newsflash for more...

How to build an innovation ecosystem

Written by Julia Kylliäinen on 3 October 2019 in Features

Looking for tips for innovating in business? Julia Kylliäinen has it covered.

The seven deadly sins of talent management

Written by Kelly Barcelos on 2 October 2019 in Features

Kelly Barcelos gives TJ seven common talent management mistakes to avoid. 

Why businesses need to adapt to flexible working

Written by Nic Redfern on 2 October 2019 in Opinion

Nic Redfern says businesses of all sizes need to embrace flexible working.

The truth about imposter syndrome

Written by Caroline Whaley on 1 October 2019 in Opinion

Caroline Whaley discusses why we feel like imposters in the workplace and how being true to yourself is the key to overcoming it.

Should I stay or should I grow?

Written by Stephen Manley on 30 September 2019 in Opinion

There's room for both growth and mixed mindsets, says Stephen Manley. 

The impact of poor assessments on your organisation

Written by John Kleeman on 30 September 2019 in Features

Training not making the business impact you predicted? John Kleeman thinks it could all be in the wording of your assessments. 

The strange and dangerous phenomena of silo working

Written by Kate Turner on 27 September 2019 in Opinion

Why do we work in silos? Kate Turner explores this mostly unwanted quirk of modern business life.

TJ Newsflash: 26 September

Written by Jon Kennard on 26 September 2019 in News

It's newsflash time! And it's a confusing time for apprenticeships... 

Can 'grit' be developed?

Written by Bill McAneny on 26 September 2019 in Opinion

Can grit be developed, in individuals and in teams, or is it the preserve of the gritty elite? Bill McAneny elaborates.

Three reasons why Generation Z are deserting university

Written by Amanda Rosewarne on 25 September 2019 in Features

If Gen Z aren't going to university, what are they doing? Amanda Rosewarne elaborates.

Make micro-learning work for you

Written by Nick Watmough on 24 September 2019 in Opinion

Improved user engagement, content retention, learning in the moment of need - it's all about microlearning, say experts Skill Pill. 

Four strategies for a seamless transition into first-time leadership

Written by Sarah Jones on 23 September 2019 in Features

Stepping into a leadership role can be daunting. Sarah Jones gives first-time leaders some advice.

The TJ Podcast: September 2019

Written by Jon Kennard on 17 September 2019 in Features

Jon, Jo and Kate talk apprenticeships, automation, magazines, events and business coach Rachael Orchard is our guest interview.

How to debrief colleagues when they don't make the cut

Written by Sunder Ramachandran on 17 September 2019 in Features

Sunder Ramachandran guides TJ through giving difficult feedback to an employee.

Ask the experts: How can we improve diversity in engineering?

Written by Jon Kennard on 17 September 2019 in Features

Ahead of IET's event, we ask a few experts about the importance of diversity and inclusion in engineering.

Six steps to develop a strong leader

Written by Tara Fennessy on 16 September 2019 in Features

Tara Fennessy gives us six components of good leadership.

How to identify your employee's strengths for a more productive workforce

Written by Marianne Page on 13 September 2019 in Features

How do you stop complacency and keep your employees challenged and engaged? Marianne Page gives TJ some ideas. 

How to reduce anxiety around performance reviews through conversations

Written by Diane Strohfus on 13 September 2019 in Features

No-one likes appraisals do they? Diane Strohfus has a good alternative.