Skills

7 Minutes
Blogs Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Creativity & innovation For experienced L&D professionals For freelancers, consultants & small businesses For L&D managers For new to L&D For people managers Skills

Learning from life: What I learnt from parenting puppies

Michelle Parry-Slater shares puppy cuteness overload and also looks at the importance of knowing your audience, and guest blogger Julie Drybrough adds her experience about letting go A little over […]...
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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 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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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 For senior L&D Opinion Skills Talent Understanding Business

Data deficiency: how inaccurate reporting undermines the UK labour market

Nichola Hay explains why capturing workforce data on a wide range of L&D initiatives is an economic necessity It was recently reported that workforce data provided by the Office for National […]...
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Assessment Business and industry Change Creativity & innovation Culture Data Delivering learning & training Economics and finance Features For experienced L&D professionals For freelancers, consultants & small businesses For L&D managers For senior L&D Leadership Learning Needs Analysis Management Measurement Organisational development Return on investment/Value of investment Skills Strategy Talent Teams Technology Understanding Business

The strategic L&D blueprint: leveraging LearnOps for competitive advantage

Ryan Austin does a deep dive into the transformative potential of LearnOps as an approach to aligning L&D with organisational strategy in this epic feature In today’s evolving business landscape, […]...
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