Latest Blog Posts

The changing world of work

Written by: Barry Johnson
Posted on: 10 September 2018

Barry Johnson warns us again - change is a-comin'.

The murkiness of 70:20:10

Written by: Paul Matthews
Posted on: 31 August 2018

Does the ratio matter all that much? Paul Matthews isn't so sure. 

Empowering future talent through tailored training

Written by: Fay Gibbin
Posted on: 31 August 2018

Fay Gibbin discusses how businesses and their employees benefit from tailored training.

Learning and development for retirement

Written by: Barry Johnson
Posted on: 24 August 2018

Barry Johnson looks to the autumn of our years, and L&D's role. 

Applying design thinking at the heart of L&D delivery

Written by: Armin Hopp
Posted on: 22 August 2018

Battle of the abbreviations: Armin Hopp brings some UX ideas to L&D.

Four key steps to closing soft skills gaps

Written by: Stephanie Morgan
Posted on: 14 August 2018

Stephanie Morgan has identified some practical ways to close those soft skills gaps.

How should companies tailor the work environment to suit individual needs?

Written by: Nick Gold
Posted on: 10 August 2018

Nick Gold's back to talk about the blurred lines between HR and line management.

The alternative to systematic training

Written by: Barry Johnson
Posted on: 6 August 2018

Barry Johnson picks up on an old TJ forum post.

Make it real – add a human factor to the equation

Written by: Armin Hopp
Posted on: 25 July 2018

It's all about the human touch, says Armin Hopp.

The fourth sneaky elephant

Written by: Paul Matthews
Posted on: 17 July 2018

Paul Matthews reckons there's more than just one elephant in the training room.

The NHS at 70: Employment in the care sector

Written by: Fay Gibbin
Posted on: 13 July 2018

Fay Gibbin discusses employment issues in the care sector.

Challenging times

Written by: Barry Johnson
Posted on: 12 July 2018

Let's not make the same mistakes of the past as the fourth industrial revolution approaches, says Barry Johnson.

Taking a step back to go forwards: The future of L&D

Written by: Stephanie Morgan
Posted on: 5 July 2018

For future L&D success, don't rest on your laurels, says Stephanie Morgan.

Revolutionary shift for leaders

Written by: Barry Johnson
Posted on: 26 June 2018

Barry Johnson puts a premium on agility for the leaders of the future.

Learning and development in the social enterprise

Written by: Armin Hopp
Posted on: 22 June 2018

What's your Net Promoter Score? Armin Hopp talks NPS and social enterprise.

One in two businesses doesn’t offer training

Written by: Fay Gibbin
Posted on: 19 June 2018

Fay Gibbin discusses how training can incentivise employees and help boost retention for businesses in a competitive job market.

Prepare our children for employment

Written by: Barry Johnson
Posted on: 13 June 2018

Barry Johnson believes the children are our future.

Podcasting Down Under: Learning Uncut

Written by: Jon Kennard
Posted on: 8 June 2018

Jon lends his blog space to Michelle Ockers to tell everyone about her new podcast.

Coach the best for most impact

Written by: Andrew Gibbons
Posted on: 31 May 2018

Just a little better at the top end of performance can mean so much, says Andrew Gibbons.

Beyond GDPR: Addressing global data compliance challenges

Written by: Armin Hopp
Posted on: 30 May 2018

It's been and gone, but the GDPR deadline is part of a bigger, ongoing issue, says Armin Hopp. 

Find the right balance to make 20% work

Written by: Fay Gibbin
Posted on: 22 May 2018

Our newest blogger, Fay Gibbin, sets her stall out with a post about the Apprenticeship Levy.

Accountability in learning transfer

Written by: Paul Matthews
Posted on: 21 May 2018

Paul Matthews highlights a key part of effective learning transfer: accountability. 

What is an unconference?

Written by: Bethany Taylor
Posted on: 18 May 2018

Bethany Taylor knows - she went to one recently.

Are success stories the secret to learner engagement and ROI?

Written by: Stephanie Morgan
Posted on: 9 May 2018

It's all about the power of a good story, and here's how to construct one, says Stephanie Morgan.   

AI: Learning facilitation in action

Written by: Barry Johnson
Posted on: 2 May 2018

Barry Johnson discusses a practical application of AI in learning.

Be ahead of that Forgetting Curve

Written by: Armin Hopp
Posted on: 25 April 2018

Armin Hopp gives us practical ways to combat Ebbinghaus.

A newsletter overhaul

Written by: Jon Kennard
Posted on: 18 April 2018

Our editor details an exciting new change to TJ's communications.

The impact of reverse mentoring

Written by: Stephanie Morgan
Posted on: 17 April 2018

Stephanie Morgan sees benefits in reverse mentoring for everyone.

Onward ever onward

Written by: Barry Johnson
Posted on: 16 April 2018

Barry Johnson thinks AI can provide opportunity for many.

Focus on continuous learning drives success

Written by: Armin Hopp
Posted on: 28 March 2018

Armin Hopp drives home the need for a continuous learning strategy.