Managing up: Why the best teams lead their leaders

Written by Pam Hamilton on 25 May 2021 in Opinion

Pam Hamilton discusses why managing up shouldn't be frowned upon - it should be encouraged.

Prioritising psychological safety in the return to the workplace

Written by Elizabeth McManus on 24 May 2021 in Features

Psychological safety - it's popular for a reason. Elizabeth McManus tells us more.

How risk and innovation can be better partners

Written by Ruth Murray-Webster and Eleanor Winton on 24 May 2021 in Opinion

Ruth Murray-Webster and Eleanor Winton look at how risk and innovation can work together for business success.

Has remote working skewed employee expectations and affected innovation?

Written by Lukas Vanterpool on 21 May 2021 in Opinion

Lukas Vanterpool has reservations about the plan for long-term remote working.

The journey from projecting to ownership

Written by Mihaela Berciu on 21 May 2021 in Opinion

Mihaela Berciu looks at the importance of accountability and ownership.

Five tips for communicating with grieving employees

Written by Gemma Hart on 20 May 2021 in Features

Gemma Hart discusses her top five tips for communicating with grieving employees in a way that helps support and comfort them during a difficult time.

TJ Newsflash: 20 May

Written by Jon Kennard on 20 May 2021 in News

It's Learning at Work Week, and we lead off the newsflash with a message from the Government about this year's theme - Made for Learning.

How do we create a ‘culture of care’ as hybrid working becomes the new norm?

Written by Simon Blake on 20 May 2021 in Opinion

Simon Blake emphasises the importance of a culture of care in the new world of work.

The long read: The power of detachment and recovery from work overload

Written by Dr Kenneth Nowack on 19 May 2021 in Features

Looking for evidence-based ways to recharge your emotional, physical, and cognitive batteries while increasing performance? Dr Kenneth Nowack has just written a great piece for TJ.

Working with solo creatives

Written by Alastair Pearce on 19 May 2021 in Opinion

Alastair Pearce discusses how to get the best out of solo creatives.

Seven steps successful training providers take to ensure sustainable growth

Written by Heather Frankham on 18 May 2021 in Features

Heather Frankham looks at seven key factors every growing training provider needs to bear in mind.

TJ interviews: Virti's Dr Alex Young

Written by Jon Kennard on 18 May 2021 in Interviews

Dr. Alex Young sees a bright future for immersive training.

The TJ Podcast: May 2021

Written by Jon Kennard on 17 May 2021 in Podcast

Jon, Jo and Kate discuss all things L&D, podcast, new job, and digital skills-related.

Career pivots: Thriving through change

Written by Jeremy Snape on 17 May 2021 in Opinion

Jeremy Snape is back to talk about the importance of change, however uncomfortable it may feel. 

Programmatic learning: Moving beyond content 

Written by Alan Hiddleston on 17 May 2021 in Opinion

It's that word again - reskilling. Alan Hiddleston tells TJ why it's so important for continuous progression and business culture.

Applying Employees’ Individual Skills in Corporate Volunteering

Written by Jon Kennard on 14 May 2021 in Features

Team volunteering is a great employee engagement tool. Cassandra Smallman tells TJ how you can help employees apply their individual skills when volunteering together.

How to support a highly imaginative leader

Written by Mark Powell and Gillian Hyde on 14 May 2021 in Features

A leader with extreme visionary ideas can lose the focus of the rest of their team. Mark Powell and Gillian Hyde provide strategies to mitigate negative repercussions. 


TJ interviews: Ally's Vetri Vellore

Written by Jon Kennard on 14 May 2021 in Interviews

Ally founder Vetri Vellore talks about the positive changes to the new workplace.

Learning at Work Week: A complimentary training activity from Northgate

Written by Zoe Lane on 13 May 2021 in Features

As a National Activity Partner, Northgate Training Activities has developed a free interactive training activity to support learning events put on by L&D departments in organisations across the UK.

How to lead in the age of self-directedness

Written by Stephen Manley on 13 May 2021 in Features

Gone are the days of command and control, says Stephen Manley.