Category Archives: Training News

Microlearning

One of the growing trends in learning and development is the use of microlearning. So in this article we look at what this is and how to make best use of it to improve business performance. (more…)
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Training Trends for 2018

According to recent research carried out by City & Guilds, 87% of employers struggle to recruit staff who have the skills they need and, of these, 38% highlight management roles as the hardest to fill. So what skills are missing? And what can you do about it? Results from a global survey carried out by…
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Training for Success

One of the biggest challenges facing businesses today is the ever changing business landscape. Organisations need to transform rapidly, but often try to do this without implementing effective training. As a result, many workers simply aren’t getting the professional development they need to learn new skills in order to be productive and effective. In a…
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Agile Learning

Many organisations seek to achieve an agile learning culture – that is a culture where individuals continually learn and grow together. The ultimate aim of an agile learning culture is to improve business performance by building the capability of the organisation to solve problems and facilitate new ways of working. Newly released research from the…
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Train Your Managers – Engage Your Staff

Have your staff come back from their holiday with a smile on their face, or do they look like they would rather be anywhere else but at work? Immediately after a bank holiday, such as the recent Christmas and New Year celebrations, is a great time to check out the level of employee engagement. This…
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Does Coaching Really Work?

Providing one-to-one coaching sessions for key employees is increasingly being used by organisations. Coaching is typically provided to an organisation's middle and senior managers, as well as to its sales people. The aim of the coaching sessions is to maximise the effectiveness of these key people so that their future efforts improve business performance. But…
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Supporting Learning Transfer

If one of your employees attends a training course do you want the business to get a return on your investment in that employee? Silly question - of course you do! So what can be done to ensure this happens? (more…)
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Effective Training Strategy & Design – Truth vs. Fiction

There are many “myths” which have grown up around good learning strategy and training design. It can be hard to know which of these are valid and which ones are simply not true. In this blog we look at the research into neuroscience to help identify truth from fiction. (more…)
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