Case management reports should ensure that all occupational health referrals are dealt with in an efficient and timely manner. Lara Carmel explains how OH practitioners should approach this task.
Preparing and writing occupational health reports to More...01 May 2012 09:10
HRD, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development's (CIPD) annual learning and development (L&D) conference and exhibition , took place last week at London's Olympia.
The conference was split into four streams: learning and talent devel More...30 April 2012 11:45
Employers are relying on outdated training methods and techniques when developing their staff, according to research published today by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).
The research, launched to coincide with HRD, the CIP More...25 April 2012 11:44
At the Learning Technologies conference in January 2012, delegates were asked to share their priorities for the year. Alongside aligning learning and development (L&D) activity with the business, one of the major priorities was evaluation. T More...23 April 2012 08:44
Tech bubble, what tech bubble? Last week, Instagram, a photosharing app for mobile devices, was bought by Facebook for a reported $1billion . The app is less than two years old. If that isn't a sign that there is plenty of money in the tech space, then More...16 April 2012 08:55
Enabling informal and social learning in the organisation is becoming increasingly important for learning and development (L&D) professionals. Martin Couzins examines the increasingly popular 70:20:10 concept.
There has been plenty of debate ar More...12 April 2012 15:37
We look at whether or not the investment required to attain an MBA is worthwhile in the current economic climate. When Noel McGonigle decided he wanted to leave the RAF after 22 years and move into an HR role in the private sector, he invested in an More...11 April 2012 09:49
Are we about to see organisations slipping in the word "flipped" when describing their learning and devlopment activities? The concept is gaining ground in the education sector, so what exactly is it and what does it mean for learning and developme More...02 April 2012 13:20
Do women really need to get better at networking to further their careers? A recent Personnel Today article suggested so, but might the solution lie elsewhere? Maggie Berry, who runs the networking group Women in Technology, investigates. I read wit More...28 March 2012 09:51
Martin Couzins looks at how social media can be used to take part in learning and development (L&D) conferences across the globe. Last week, the Learning Solutions exhibition and conference took place in Orlando, Florida. The conference program More...26 March 2012 17:29
Martin Couzins continues his weekly collection of what caught his eye this week in learning and development (L&D). Starting off this week's coverage, we have a video from leading e-learning thinker Clive Shepherd, in which he outlines the var More...19 March 2012 11:43
Social learning is a key theme in this week's review of what's been happening in learning and development (L&D). Martin Couzins shares some links.
This is an emerging focus for L&D, which is reflected in the programme More...12 March 2012 11:31
Kicking off our new weekly round-up of learning and development (L&D) news and views, Martin Couzins provides some highlights of what has been happening.
Work experience has been catapulted into the limelight this week as the Govern More...05 March 2012 13:22
A recent visit to South Africa led occupational health educator Anne Harriss to use her healthcare and teaching skills in a remote rural community. Here, she describes her rewarding experience.
One of the ice-breaking activities I have used with new More...01 March 2012 09:30
A new e-learning resource that helps to increase workforce resilience can improve the ability of staff to cope with difficult situations.
Current economic uncertainty has resulted in both large corporations and small organisations feeling the squee More...01 March 2012 09:23
The Government has removed the threat of participants on its work experience scheme having their benefits taken away if they fail to complete their placement. The scheme has been the subject of considerable criticism in recent weeks, with the threat More...29 February 2012 16:47
The furore over the Government's welfare-to-work programme reached a new high at the end of last week when Emma Harrison, chairman of the firm A4e, tasked with getting the long-term unemployed back into work, resigned as the Prime Minister's "family tsa More...28 February 2012 12:39
The tough economic climate is creating pressure on HR professionals to perform well and achieve quick results while demonstrating evidence of an ethical approach and high standards.
Careers can be adversely affected by this stressful environment. G More...28 February 2012 08:45
Skills minister John Hayes has further outlined government plans to improve the quality of apprenticeships. In a statement to the House of Commons, Hayes said today that he wanted to build on plans unveiled last year to improve apprenticeship st More...27 February 2012 15:46
Nick Clegg is to launch a scheme to deal with the "ticking time bomb" of young people not in education, employment, or training (NEETs), by inviting charities and businesses to bid for contracts to help teenagers get into work or learning.
The contr More...21 February 2012 11:48