Articles

The four-day week - a step too far?

Written by Dawn Brown on 16 April 2021 in Opinion

As the four-day week gains traction Dawn Brown points out the drawbacks and suggests increased flexibility is a necessity to attract and retain the best talent.

Here's why you should learn a coding language

Written by David Kuntz on 16 April 2021 in Opinion

David Kuntz urges us to consider learning coding to open up new opportunities.

How to use data storytelling in L&D

Written by Thinqi on 15 April 2021 in Features

Digital learning experts Thinqi talk give us some great data storytelling advice.

Settling into a new organisation

Written by Sarah Cook and Steve MacAulay on 15 April 2021 in Features

In the first of a two-part article about onboarding, Sarah Cook and Steve Macaulay emphasise the importance of an induction process.

TJ Newsflash: 15 April

Written by Jon Kennard on 15 April 2021 in News

Trust, relationships and more in the week's news round-up.

The last laugh: Big Brother is watching

Written by Stephanie Davies on 15 April 2021 in Opinion

This month Stephanie Davies takes a look at how some organisations are using AI to monitor the activity of homeworkers and asks, what about trust?

TJ interviews: AstraZeneca’s Brian Murphy

Written by Jon Kennard on 14 April 2021 in Interviews

AstraZeneca's Brian Murphy talks to TJ about learning at the pharmaceutical giant.

Coaching: Cracking unconscious bias

Written by Chris Parke on 13 April 2021 in Opinion

When it comes to unconscious bias businesses need coaching, not training, says Chris Parke.

#TJtalks​: Debbie Carter on her time as editor of TJ

Written by Jon Kennard on 13 April 2021 in Video

Jon talks to editor-in-chief of TJ, Debbie Carter, about her past, present and future.

Time to reset our motivation

Written by Dr Cath Bishop on 13 April 2021 in Opinion

Cath Bishop urges us to rethink how we inspire and reward in the workplace.

Managing the four generational workplace

Written by Pam Hamilton on 12 April 2021 in Features

As the workforce embraces age diversity, Pam Hamilton offers her advice for inter-generational teams.

COVID-19: The great workplace equaliser?

Written by Ama Afrifa-Tchie on 12 April 2021 in Opinion

Ama Afrifa-Tchie urges organisations to consider the mental health of minority groups who have been severely affected by the pandemic’s impact on working practices.

How to keep and attract the best

Written by Claire Ross on 9 April 2021 in Features

Claire Ross provides three benefits of staff retention and tips for increasing it.

Accountability: Can you deliver on your promises?

Written by Carolyn Taylor on 9 April 2021 in Opinion

Want to build your reputation as someone others can count on? Accountability is your key says Carolyn Taylor.

Streamlining communication for the hybrid workforce

Written by Shalin Jain on 8 April 2021 in Features

By consolidating communication methods, argues Shalin Jain, organisations will reap rewards in the post-pandemic workplace.

TJ Newsflash: 8 April

Written by Jon Kennard on 8 April 2021 in News

It's Thursday - it's newsflash time. This week, we take a bit of a tech focus. Read on for more.

Innovating HR’s cybersecurity approach in a remote world

Written by Andrea Babbs on 7 April 2021 in Features

Andrea Babbs is bringing HR up to date with the world of 21st century cybersecurity.

Flexible working. A day-one right to request. For everyone.

Written by The CIPD on 7 April 2021 in Opinion

The CIPD is calling on organisations and government to make the right to request flexible working a day-one right.

How to change the behaviour of your people: The end becomes the beginning

Written by Brian Murphy and Guy Champniss on 6 April 2021 in Features

In this final part of the three-part feature, AstraZeneca’s Brian Murphy and The Creative Engagement Group’s Guy Champniss tell us how to move beyond the learning intervention and look to the long term.

Delivering in-demand tech skills

Written by Thomas O’Reilly on 6 April 2021 in Opinion

Reskilling bootcamps offer opportunity to build vital technology skills says Thomas O’Reilly.