TJ Newsflash: 24 August
The latest news for HR, talent, and learning and organisational development leaders selected by the TJ editorial team
The CIPD’s latest Labour Market Outlook says the UK’s hiring boom is set to continue into the next quarter as private sector pay awards reach new highs. The labour market remains tight and candidates are hard to come by. Employers are pulling out all the stops to attract, and crucially, retain staff.
For thousands of BTec students, this year's results day came and went without an outcome – after a delay in issuing grades. The BBC interviews two young people affected by the delay and suggest it’s another example of the under-valuing of vocational qualification.
Research reveals most Googled employee training questions – digits
New research suggests that it’s not just employees that turn to Google when they want to find out more about training at work – their bosses are probably doing it too.
WIRED’s interview with long-termist philosopher William MacAskill about human extinction, Elon Musk, and his new book, What We Owe the Future.
Why Wellbeing Needs to Become a Business Goal – King’s College London
Researchers from King’s College London have conducted a study in collaboration with burnout prevention organisation Softer Success® to identify the wellbeing challenges being faced by business leaders in the UK, and to identify factors that may help avoid high work demands leading to burnout.
In another article on supporting wellbeing at work Cass Coulston and Ricardo Twumasi examine neurodiversity
Is your organisation’s DEI strategy losing direction? Suzanne Zudiker shines a light on how L&D can get it back on track
As lack of motivation and engagement grips organisations, Giora Morein suggests that agile methodology could be the way to re-energise flagging employees
Anthony Santa Maria on how personalised learning builds future-ready workforces
As the new world of work takes shape, one of the top talent trends that emerged for 2021 has been a drive to reskill and upskill employees.
Managers back apprenticeships for workers of all ages as a way to overturn the long-term employer underinvestment in skills, according to a new survey of 1,640 managers by the Chartered Management...