Developing staff as coaches has clear advantages over buying in expertise from outside - but it doesn't suit everyone.
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Gordon Brown has urged businesses to continue to upskill the nation's workforce as the economy plunges further into recession. Speaking at the annual CBI conference in London, the prime minister told companies they were capable of taking the Brit More...24 November 2008 14:10
Cadbury has ruled out slashing its training budgets in response to the global economic crisis, according to the firm's global HR chief.
Julia Freeman, people capability and process director at the confectionary giant, told Personnel Today it took More...18 November 2008 08:01
18 months ago Hugo Mahoney, Sales and Marketing Director, set about transforming the sales performance of LexisNexis. He needed to build a team that was capable of selling customised solutions, and professional services; this was a major challenge to a More...22 October 2008 15:07
Guy Logan analyses the make-up of the Generation Y employee More Generation Y articles Priorities Younger workers are not quite as obsessed with work as their older colleagues, according to a recent study by the Families and Work In More...14 September 2008 21:00
Leading Staff Development and Personnel Solution provider, SDMS, today announced a strategic partnership with HumanConcepts, the developer of OrgPlus .
SDMS is one of the foremost developers of Staff Development and Learning Management Syste More...22 July 2008 10:46
Competency frameworks should be a valuable training aide - if used properly You'd think having a sound understanding of what you are supposed to do at work would be one of the fundamentals, and yet almost a quarter of employees misunderstand a crucia More...14 July 2008 00:00
Talent Navigator is a new and innovative web-based career planning and mapping tool that enables employees to take greater control over the direction of their careers within their organisations. This product is the fourth application More...04 July 2008 15:44
In line with government targets for degrees developed with employers, Birmingham City University and Staffordshire University are partnering with businesses to offer innovative, web-enabled undergraduate and post graduate degrees directly in the work pl More...04 July 2008 15:44
A personal branding exercise at accountancy firm BDO Stoy Hayward has given its staff the edge to bring in business. Lucy Freeman reports.
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A report into the impact of leadership development programmes suggests widespread dissatisfaction among participants. It's time to listen and act.
Lack of management involvement is undermining efforts to improve leadership among UK organisations , More...02 July 2008 12:00
BTS , the world leader in customised business simulations and other discovery-based learning solutions, announces that client BG Group, a global integrated gas major, has been recognized by Getenergy, an education and training trade group for the oil More...25 June 2008 16:22
Online retailer Furniture@Work claims to have cut its employee attrition rate by almost 90% in just 12 months thanks to a training and development scheme. Head of HR Stephen Jeffers, who joined the company last June, told Personnel Today the propo More...29 May 2008 15:00
Thousands of patients across the East Midlands are to benefit from improved health services – thanks to a new pledge to improve skills across the healthcare sector. NHS East Midlands has pledged to impro More...29 May 2008 09:17
Healthcare provider Bupa turned 60 in 2007, and sent 60 of its staff to Thailand. But rather than hitting the beaches and clubs, staff worked at Sarnelli House Orphanage, home to 126 children living with HIV/ AIDS. Tara Craig reports. More...21 May 2008 16:17
Have you ever been overtaken at work by someone with fewer qualifications? Have you ever wondered how some people move effortlessly up the career ladder, whilst others stall at each rung?
What is it about these people that makes them successful in t More...06 May 2008 10:42
People are not taking up their right to request flexible working for fear it will damage their career prospects, research has revealed. The findings undermine HR director Imelda Walsh's long-awaited recommendations to the government on extending the More...06 May 2008 08:00
It may be a minnow in comparison to the CIPD, but can the British Institute of Learning & Development put L&D first? Having just celebrated its first anniversary, the British Institute for Learning & Development (Bild) , is forging ahead More...29 April 2008 15:00
Birmingham Chamber of Commerce and Industry has urged the government to develop the future and current workforce, instead of using 'quick fixes' such as immigrant employees to fill vacancies. The Chamber was responding to a consultation from the Migr More...29 April 2008 12:17
Police officers at Norfolk Constabulary will begin a two-year leadership development programme this year, as part of a £1m force shake up.
A total of 225 sergeants and inspectors will undergo classroom training which includes modules on managing peo More...29 April 2008 09:39