The majority of managers are not competent enough to confront underperforming employees, according to a survey by XpertHR. The research found that the development of managers' "performance conversation" skills is only mandatory at 20% of organisation More...11 July 2012 00:02
The second and final day at Learning Technologies provided delegates with more big ideas and practical learning and development (L&D) tips. Martin Couzins provides a review of day two. Jaron Lanier, the man who coined the term "virtual More...27 January 2012 16:20
Kineo shares Virtual Classroom insights in new free guide
If you’re not already looking at virtual classrooms as part of your learning strategy, you’re missing an opportunity. The cost savings are compelling, and the immediacy and ease of use m More...30 March 2011 10:06
Too many vocational courses are of little value and are targeted at league tables rather than preparing young people for the world of work, according to the Government.
The Government today (3 March) published the Wolf report , the results of More...03 March 2011 15:06
This free guide is part of Smart Buyer, a free service from Personnel Today E-LEARNING Contents Overview Reasons to imple More...02 March 2011 16:11
There needs to be a much clearer strategy put in place to increase the number of nurses considering a career in occupational health, a leading OH educator has argued. Challenges facing educators in providing programmes that turn out OH practitioners More...24 February 2011 15:26
Reasons to implement e-learning
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Planning your training, learning and development is a crucial decision that could have extensive benefits for your organisation. It is not a process that should be taken lightly, but there are steps you can follow to make the process easier. 1 More...12 September 2010 12:47
Welcome to Personnel Today's FREE guides on sales training, providing the latest top tips, case studies and expert guidance. Often sales training is underpinned by a methodology, a process or even a system - and you will need to ge More...02 September 2010 12:47
Personnel Today's FREE buyers' guides are a completely FREE service designed to help you make an informed decision about your next HR purchase. Use our FREE leadership training buyers' guides to research your options, plan your purchas More...29 August 2010 12:47
Personnel Today's FREE buyers' guides are a completely FREE service designed to help you make an informed decision about your next HR purchase. Use our FREE management training buyers' guides to research your options, plan your purc More...27 August 2010 12:47
Free buyer's guides from Personnel Today to help you make the right buying decisions in HR Smart Buyer provides the latest top tips, buyer's guides, case studies and expert guidance on procuring training and e-learni More...22 August 2010 17:16
Personnel Today's FREE buyers' guides are a completely FREE service designed to help you make an informed decision about your next HR purchase. Use our FREE Training buyers' guides to research your options, plan your purchase and get the most o More...22 July 2010 16:03
Senior NHS, police, fire service and local government staff will participate in a training course this week designed to help them find ways of delivering key services with reduced budgets.
The Independent Command Programme, a new five day course run More...19 April 2010 11:30
Workers at Buncefield oil depot were overworked and did not receive the training they required ahead of an explosion in 2005, a Crown Court has heard.
The court heard evidence that staff at the Buncefield site were not given the support they needed More...16 April 2010 09:20
Top employers have backed changes to the national curriculum which will see school pupils learn how to apply maths and English in the workplace.
From September, secondary schools will be forced to teach teamworking, communication and time management More...06 April 2010 12:55
For a limited time only, members of Personnel Today Plus can use this XpertHR model policy to help shape their organisation's approach. To browse additional samples of XpertHR compliance, good practice and benchmarking content, available free to Pers More...30 March 2010 11:36
New rights for employees to request flexible working hours for training come into effect from 6 April. But many employers are still unaware of the changes, says Daniel Thomas .
New rules giving employees the right to request time off work for train More...25 March 2010 15:20
I wholly applaud the efforts of employers to address the issue of financial literacy training ('Money Talks', Personnel Today , 23 February)
The drop in absenteeism and likely link to increased levels of engagement and productivity should not be un More...02 March 2010 14:43
A major card retailer has overhauled its in-house training in a bid to dispel the myth that the retail industry simply provides part-time work or a career stop-gap.
The Clinton Cards Group has launched a nationally accredited staff traini More...01 February 2010 09:00