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TJ interviews Co-op Insurance’s Patrick Alcantara

Written by Conor Gilligan on 6 July 2022 in Interviews

Degreed’s Conor Gilligan talks to head of customer insight at Co-op Insurance Patrick Alcantara about his career so far; his struggle for acceptance in the UK as an immigrant and the importance of lifelong learning in his development. 

Mergers: an opportunity for better inclusion

Written by Angela Peacock on 5 July 2022 in Features

Angela Peacock argues that mergers provide a golden opportunity for L&D professionals to develop an inclusive culture 

Making your LGBTQIA+ people feel valued

Written by Jess Sandham on 30 June 2022 in Opinion

As Pride Month 2022 draws to a close Jess Sandham explores addressing gender inclusion and diversity in the workplace

TJ Newsflash: 29 June

Written by Debbie Carter on 29 June 2022 in News

This week’s look at the news, reviews and research for all those working in HR, talent, skills and workplace learning and organisational development.

Using trust to combat fear in teams

Written by Sue Stockdale on 28 June 2022 in Features

Sue Stockdale uses her experience of leading teams in the Arctic to reveal the importance of trust in motivating teams in difficult situations

Is mental health any better post pandemic?

Written by Thom Dennis on 27 June 2022 in Features

Dennis Thom investigates how organisations are managing their people’s wellbeing since the end of the restrictions caused by COVID-19

LinkedIn: your route to professional success

Written by Oliver Ossonga on 23 June 2022 in Features

Oliver Assonga on why your Linkedin profile shouldn't look like your Facebook profile

The role of uniform in DE&I

Written by Deborah Gobey on 22 June 2022 in Features

Deborah Gobey explores how workwear enhances equal opportunities

TJ Newsflash: 21 June

Written by Debbie Carter on 21 June 2022 in News

The latest news for HR, talent, and learning and organisational development leaders selected by the TJ editorial team

The post-pandemic customer experience - part 2

Written by Sarah Cook & Steve Macaulay on 20 June 2022 in Features

In the second and final part of this feature, Sarah Cook and Steve Macaulay review the customer experience in the post-Covid era

TJ interviews: Kirstie Donnelly MBE, CEO of City & Guilds

Written by Debbie Carter on 17 June 2022 in Interviews

TJ’s editor, Debbie Carter talks to Kirstie Donnelly MBE of City & Guilds about their recent research and the imperative to engage with all generations to ensure skills for the future.

The post-pandemic customer experience

Written by Sarah Cook & Steve Macaulay on 17 June 2022 in Features

In the first of a two-part feature, Sarah Cook and Steve Macaulay review the customer experience in the post-Covid era

Loneliness at work

Written by Debbie Carter on 16 June 2022 in Features

For Loneliness Awareness Week TJ interviews wellbeing experts on how loneliness affects our workforces 

How about having a meeting in the forest?

Written by Kirsi Nuotto on 15 June 2022 in Opinion

Nordic research is paving the way for the future of work, Kirsi Nuotto outlines the work of her company the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

Biophilic design: a new type of working space

Written by David Taylor on 13 June 2022 in Features

David Taylor explains how using biophilic design can transform interiors and encourage workers back to their workplace

Do our best performers make lousy leaders?

Written by Rita Trehan on 10 June 2022 in Opinion

Using Alexander the Great's Hyphasis Mutiny as a case study, Rita Trehan argues that a lack of soft skills in top talent should send warning signals to organisations

The ideal hybrid working environment

Written by Lucinda Pullinger on 9 June 2022 in Features

Lucinda Pullinger explores how to make a working environment to maximise your people’s potential 

How to protect people and reputation

Written by Gemma McCall on 7 June 2022 in Features

Gemma McCall uncovers the reputational repercussions of toxic workplace culture and how to tackle bullying and harassment

Making a success of remote onboarding

Written by Humphrey Chen on 6 June 2022 in Features

Humphrey Chen on how to avoid becoming ‘The Great Regret’ for incoming employees

TJ Newsflash: 1 June

Written by Debbie Carter on 1 June 2022 in News

Returning from a bit of a break, TJ’s editor selects the latest news from the world of business, technology and learning