Articles

How to promote lifelong learning using technology

Written by Skill Pill on 31 October 2019 in Opinion

Skill Pill reveals how people management professionals can harness the power of tech to enable continuous learning.

TJ Interviews: Telenor's Cecilie Heuch

Written by Conor Gilligan on 30 October 2019 in Interviews

Conor Gilligan interviews Cecilie Heuch, chief people officer at Telenor Group

How to attract and retain neurodiverse candidates for your workforce

Written by Ash Sharma on 30 October 2019 in Features

Ash Sharma shares his thoughts on how businesses can encourage more neurodiverse candidates in the workplace.

How businesses can tackle skills gaps and an ageing workforce

Written by Nelson Sivalingam on 29 October 2019 in Features

Employers must focus on the recruitment, retention and retraining of older workers, says Nelson Sivalingam.

TJ interviews: The eLearning Network's Joan Keevill

Written by Jon Kennard on 29 October 2019 in Interviews

Joan Keevill talks to TJ about the eLN conference and the power of connecting.

Multicultural teaming at work

Written by Tania Coke on 28 October 2019 in Features

Today’s teams operate across boundaries of culture, generation and lifestyle – and this can lead to conflict. Tania Coke reveals how to overcome differences in a multicultural working environment.

The TJ Podcast: October 2019

Written by Jon Kennard on 25 October 2019 in Features

Jon, Jo and Kate talk screen time, magazines, events and more, and Ken Thompson chats to Jo about Business Simulations.

The challenges facing migrant professionals

Written by Menaca Pothalingam on 24 October 2019 in Features

Menaca Pothalingam has made a life in a new land – twice. Her experiences provide valuable insights and practical tips to achieve change.

Meeting the challenge of automation with soft skills

Written by Armin Hopp on 24 October 2019 in Features

Let AI do the grunt work and concentrate on upskilling your people to provide a more personalised service to improve sales and customer retention, says Armin Hopp.

TJ Newsflash: 24 October

Written by Jon Kennard on 24 October 2019 in News

From leadership tips to employee engagement, we've rounded up the best L&D stories this week. You're welcome.

Why isn’t training the first response to the skills gap?

Written by Glyn Roberts on 23 October 2019 in Features

IT departments are struggling to recruit qualified candidates. It’s time for businesses to start  ‘growing their own’, says Glyn Roberts.

Ten reasons why learning and development is sleepwalking into extinction

Written by James Poletyllo on 23 October 2019 in Opinion

James Poletyllo reveals the 10 danger points that L&D must address if they're to head redundancy off at the pass.

Finding L&D’s place within the business

Written by Mark Bilney on 22 October 2019 in Features

Should L&D sit within human resources or as its own empowered business unit? Mark Bilney investigates.

Ageism in the workplace cuts both ways

Written by Dan Gates on 22 October 2019 in Opinion

Companies must focus on creating a more inclusive workforce that makes the most of every age group, says Dan Gates.

Time management myths – busted

Written by Karen Meager and John McLachlan on 21 October 2019 in Features

Stop trying to come up with ways to do things quicker, and start working on ways to improve your efficiency, say Karen Meager and John McLachlan.

All work and no wellbeing?

Written by Chris Pinner on 18 October 2019 in Features

How can employers boost physical and mental health in the workplace? Chris Pinner considers the costs of poor wellbeing at work and how to address it.

How L&D can take the dread out of digital transformation

Written by Kerry Pascall on 18 October 2019 in Features

AI is seen by many workers as a threat to job security, creating a culture of fear and unease. That's where L&D comes in. Kerry Pascall reveals how you can be the voice of reassurance for your people.

TJ Newsflash: 17 October

Written by Marilyn Wright on 17 October 2019 in News

This week's newsflash covers emotional competence, tricky conversations, tips for leaders and screen time for kids. What more could you want?

Project managers can survive and thrive in the 4IR

Written by Debbie Dore on 16 October 2019 in Features

The fourth industrial revolution is shaking up project management. Debbie Dore reveals the skills you’ll need to navigate the new digital age.

Fear in the workplace

Written by Simon Ashton on 15 October 2019 in Features

Stressed staff are unhappy and unprofitable. Simon Ashton shows how reducing employee anxiety can increase productivity