White Papers

Engagement in Local Government - What it looks like and how to improve it


In a recent joint survey between DODs and Cornerstone OnDemand, nearly 3,000 local government workers were asked about their level of engagement in the workplace. And what could be done to improve it.

TJ Guide to Apprenticeships 2016


From an interview with Skills Minister Nick Boles to case studies of award winning apprenticeship programmes for the most vulnerable in our society, we hope to inform and&n

Save Your Company from Boring E-learning


Download this White Paper to discover:

6 Ways to Save Your Company from Boring E-learning

Is there a place for Gamification in your L&D programs?


Learn about Gamification and the questions you should ask when evaluating the value of adding game-like elements to your course content.

Compliance Training: What you need to know


Compliance Training: Critical to the Business Every organisation has to deal with compliance training.

Organisational compliance: how to make a well-informed learning technology selection when stakes are high?


According to Brandon Hall Group's 2014 Compliance Survey, 90% of companies say it is important to demonstrate learning compliance to an external agency and half of the respondents say it is critica

Personalizing Training


Personalized online training is a relatively new concept, however one that is predicted to revolutionize the way organisations up-skill their employees.

This modern way of developing staff will not only reduce the cost of training but also minimize the amount of time spent out of the office compared to structured face-to-face training.

Find out more in this whitepaper!

Social Recruitment 2020

As the job market shifts from a jobs-led one to one which is candidate-led, we will see brand reputation and a transparent candidate experience become the foundations for successful social recruiting in the years ahead. 

So, how will social recruiting evolve in the coming five years? 

Employee Engagement 2020


The desire to motivate employees through the provision of a pleasant workplace and a good working atmosphere is not new. 

Despite this, organisations are still falling behind when it comes to employee retention, loyalty, engagement and motivation. 

Download this whitepaper to find out why employee engagement is so important

Employer Branding 2020: Part 2


Are you ready for 2020? Will your employer branding strategy guarantee you'll hire the best candidates?

In Employer Branding 2020: Part 1, we explained the concept of employer branding. To achieve good employer branding, we explained, organisations need a holistic and authentic approach. 

In this paper we re-cap on this holistic approach, and why external branding depends on a successful brand. 

Good Enough to Meet- the real cost of bad meetings


BAD MEETINGS ARE KILLING YOUR BUSINESS.It sounds rather dramatic. But think about it. Where are the decisions made that determine the success of your company?

Practising for an online presentation? Time to perfect your body language


What does your posture say about you? What about your gestures? If you want to maximize your impact in online presentations, you need to get a grip on your body language. 

“Understanding how you look on camera and what angles work for you is an easy way to show your audience that you know what you’re doing and that they should listen to you.” 

This brief provides 10 simple and powerful tips that will help you build confidence and credibility nonverbally during your online presentations. 

The New LMS & Its Future


Are you a HR or Training professional; or someone looking for a digestible way of learning more about Learning Management Systems, with emphasis on the new, cloud-based generation of LMSs?

5 myths about leading a virtual team


If the thought of leading a virtual team makes you sweat, you aren’t alone. It’s new terrain for many, but it also carries some common misconceptions. Once you get past these, you’ll see it’s not that unfamiliar at all. 

This brief explores 5 widely believed myths about leading virtual teams and what you can do to overcome them. 

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"Working from home" for knowledge workers – how to make it work


Mobile working–even from home. Everyone is thinking about it and some people are already doing it. But working in your own home presents knowledge workers with a whole new set of challenges: bias, unwelcome distractions and self-discipline. Having a master plan is part of the solution. 

Business Trainer Alexander Greisle doesn't hold back in his white paper. Whether it's how to deal with sarcastic comments, or ways to counteract isolation–homeworkers will find everything they need to know to do an excellent job. 

7 Myths about the Future of Work


I think that we’re all aware that digitalisation and globalisation are dramatically changing our working environment.

The Ultimate Checklist for Video Conferences and Online Meetings


Enjoy better meetings with colleagues, customers and business partners. Simply print out the checklist, keep it at your desk and pass it on to colleagues.

Employer Branding 2020: Where we are today?


Are you ready for 2020?  The Cornerstone 2020 series has been created to explore the trends and challenges that organisations and talent professionals need to embrace to ensure a successful future.

Creating a culture of Engagement and Accountability


61 percent of respondents from a recent survey focused on employee engagement and accountability reported that they were accountable, but only 35 percent of those same respondents felt that others

Mobile strategies for corporate training- A handbook


In 2014, spending on corporate training grew by 15%.

TJ Media Kit 2015


Now available for download and new for 2015-  The Training Journal Media Kit.

5 Ways High Growth Companies Can Achieve Higher Employee Engagement


Employee engagement can make or break a business in a couple of important ways. For one thing, high employee engagement typically translates to low employee turnover.

A Black Paper on NEETs and Apprenticeships

A Black Paper on NEETs and Apprenticeships


Martyn Sloman offers his personal reflections on the current employment and skills crisis for the under 24s and makes recommendations for change

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How to Develop your First-Line Leaders


This whitepaper from Forum looks at first-line leaders, the important role that they play in an organisation, and what considerations to make when planning their development.

Graduate Recruitment - Advice for L&D


Learn howto recruit new graduates for your workplace - and how to nurture and develop their talent

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Training for skills in crisis – a critique and some recommendations


This White Paper, published by TJ, is written by Martyn Sloman as a call to action to address the skills crisis facing 16 – 24 year olds today.

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How Great Leaders Drive Results Through Employee Engagement


This whitepaper from Forum explains Employee Engagement in depth. Download it today to learn what factors contribute to a highly-engaged workforce, and discover what practical actions leaders should take to grow and maintain engagement across your organisation.

How can leaders increase Employee Engagement?


Learn how to target leadership actions to the specific needs of your employees, how to boost levels of engagement and how to map the strengths within your organisation.

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Learning & Development Best Practice


This white paper from Kaplan explores Learning & Development best practice before, during and after training and is designed to help improve your L&D strategy and provide support and guidan

Learndirect White Paper

Ability x Skills + (Knowledge) = the right formula for change?


learndirect says there is a crisis of competence amongst too many of today's jobseekers.