The recent demand from employers for staff standards to be raised to a higher level, has sparked a debate amongst the training industry.
Employers are now insisting that staff should be trained accurately in all areas of their trade, including team More...29 September 2008 16:31
ThirdForce , the UK ’s leading e-learning provider, is proud to announce the launch of a computer based training and testing package that allows all staff in the hospitality sector to obtain their National Certificate for Perso More...29 September 2008 16:27
Do your HR staff handle harassment, bullying and dignity at work cases? Do they advise and support managers and employees in dealing with these cases? Do they need training to ensure they offer robust advice in dealing with difficult people or More...29 September 2008 16:02
Kineo and BP have partnered to create a comprehensive and engaging blended learning programme for global safety and operations training. The solution, profiled in a new case study released today, consists of “world-class design”, in the words of the More...29 September 2008 15:44
A new series of training DVDs from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) is to be officially launched at the 2008 Annual CIPD Conference at Harrogate.
The Training with Vision series has been designed specifically to help tr More...09 September 2008 12:26
Customer service has morphed over the years; from its modest beginnings of just saying thank you, through to the ‘service with a smile’ era, and today’s approach is now commonly coined as service excellence.
The customer has been brought up on the More...01 September 2008 16:35
OutStart and Eedo Knowledgeware have combined their operations, making the new company the largest provider of software for creating and sharing organizational knowledge through learning and social collaboration.
The merged company, cond More...23 July 2008 16:12
TMA, one of the global leaders in blended global training and talent development, announces today that with immediate effect it will be known globally as TMA World . For over 15 years the company has worked alongside many of the mos More...16 July 2008 11:46
A software system – HarvestRoad Hive, from leading learning and mobile content management technology provider, Giunti Labs - is helping organisations, particularly those in the education sector, to save time and manpower as they make informa More...16 July 2008 11:46
Colin Graves, director of training firm Iridium, reckons that teams and individuals can learn much from the behaviour of flocks of geese. Who are we to disagree?
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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
Learning management systems providers are looking to bring a little more to the training table - probably in the form of 'richer media'. Video may have killed the radio star, but according to Justin Skelton, the managing director of Apex Training More...14 July 2008 00:00
Grammatical errors can seriously undermine an organisation's credibility, so it's essential that employers identify problems at an early stage. Nadia Damon reports. Eilish Dempsey worked as a receptionist at shipping firm NYK Group Europe for nine ye More...08 July 2008 00:00
Is 'horse whispering' really a useful leadership tool, or a waste of time? Tony Pettengell investigates – video camera in hand (scroll down to see the evidence).
"What's with the long face?", someone asked. I had just volunteered to step in at the l More...12 June 2008 15:05
Chief police officers have defended UK firearms teaching as being "among the best in the world", despite a police officer being shot dead by a colleague in a training exercise. PC Ian Terry from Burnley, Lancashire, died in hospital after he wa More...10 June 2008 14:30
Teambuilding activities have had a bad press over the years . Regarded by many as being on the periphery of the learning and development spectrum – where legitimate training meets a staff fun day out – many so-called teambuilding events hav More...04 June 2008 10:00
Management consultants from all walks of life are being invited to expand their horizons and learn fresh skills at a new 'summer training camp' run by consultancy training experts Elevation Learning .
The two-day 'summer school' will take pla More...28 May 2008 07:27
So-called serious games are making their mark in training. What use are they? Long regarded as a hobby for bedroom-bound teenage geeks, electronic video games are increasingly being used for corporate training. At training games consultancy Digital More...20 May 2008 00:00
Introducing a 360-degree assessment system to an organisation is all very well, but it won't deliver unless training needs are addressed. Anyone embarking on 360-degree appraisal systems shouldn't overlook the training issues involved , which are ve More...22 April 2008 00:00
Some 20 new business skills videos, many of them adopting the style of hit TV shows such as ‘Lost’ and ‘Sex in the City’, have been launched as part of a new spring collection by Digital Training Videos .
DTV offers bite-sized More...16 April 2008 10:07