Opinion

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Continuing Professional Development (CPD) For experienced L&D professionals For freelancers, consultants & small businesses For HR For L&D managers For new to L&D For people managers For senior L&D Opinion Reflective practice Skills

Are you busy being busy? 

Philippa Spratt examines the modern phenomenon of ‘busyness’ and offers practical strategies for transforming it into meaningful productivity  These days most people seem, or like, to think they’re busy. You […]...
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For experienced L&D professionals For freelancers, consultants & small businesses For HR For L&D managers For new to L&D For people managers For senior L&D Future of work Leadership Opinion Skills Technology

Neglecting frontline skillsets is no longer an option

Tom White delves into the bedrock of organisational success: the stable core of skills Many industries are experiencing workforce shortages, largely because of widening skills gaps and poor retention rates. […]...
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Communication Economics and finance Employment For experienced L&D professionals For freelancers, consultants & small businesses For HR For L&D managers For new to L&D For people managers For senior L&D Health and social care Managing teams Mental health Opinion Wellbeing

Leading by example: Encouraging mental health conversations in the workplace

Anita Guru moves through the cost of mental health challenges and focuses on how workplaces can be more open For Mental Health Awareness Week 2024 this year’s theme is “movement”. […]...
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Change Engagement For experienced L&D professionals For freelancers, consultants & small businesses For HR For L&D managers For new to L&D For people managers For senior L&D Leadership Opinion

Reimagining engagement: Leadership for uncertain times  

Kevin Johnson explores strategies for HR and L&D leaders to navigate volatility and foster engagement   When uncertainty is fast becoming the only constant, HR executives and learning and development […]...
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Communication Data For experienced L&D professionals For freelancers, consultants & small businesses For HR For L&D managers For new to L&D For people managers Opinion Skills Technology

Data engineering: a role redefined by business needs and interpersonal skills 

Shadi Rostami looks at the role of a data engineer, and it’s not just numbers. Communication and a business mindset are crucial for a role that’s increasingly important for L&D […]...
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