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
An HR manager who won £1,000 to spend on training has learned how to coach and supervise others so his skills can be shared with his colleagues. Andy Symonds, who works for crisp manufacturer Golden Wonder, won the prize at the Chartered Institute of More...13 August 2009 10:20
Police officers did not have sufficient training to tackle public disorder on the scale of the G20 protests , a Met police commander has said. Bob Broadhurst, who was in charge of policing the protests in April, said crowd control training for t More...20 May 2009 09:21
I thought there were some useful tips in the recent article ('10 ways to develop staff on a budget', Personnel Today, 24 February), but I'd like to make another suggestion.
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Sophisticated learning management systems should offer employees the chance to plot their own learning paths. Where will they lead? Creating a plan or pathway that tells an individual what skills, competencies and learning they need to progress More...05 June 2008 16:00
They're here, they're there, they're every flippin' where, mobile phones, mobile phones. But what makes them and their hand-held cousins vehicles for learning? Mobile phones, much to the chagrin of some, are almost ubiquitous, and the proliferation o More...18 March 2008 00:00
Drama can be an effective training tool in certain learning situations. Just make sure you choose the right ones. The ability of drama-based training to engage people in learning is leading more learning and development practitioners to incorporate More...18 March 2008 00:00
Like it or not, organisations have a duty to provide health and safety training. But it could involve much more than you think.
Businesses and staff alike may emit a collective groan when it comes to health and safety (H&S) More...04 March 2008 11:26
Addressing the training needs of employees with literacy and numeracy difficulties is possibly the tallest order facing learning and development (L&D) departments – even raising the issue can be embarrassing.
The issue is not a person's in More...27 February 2008 16:39
News and analysis in the human resources sector including:
alarming news on news EU proposals for health and safety
the potential for shared HR services in the higher education sector
the decision of the employment tribunal brought by a CBe More...18 January 2008 14:55
The Financial Services Authority is tightening up its regulatory regime, which means senior HR staff will have a greater role to play in determining how firms comply with the rules. XpertHR's FSA specialists Nicholas Thorpe and Neil Johnston report.
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It’s become almost a given that the HR director sits on the board. But this could be about to change with the emergence of the chief learning officer and the rise and rise of skills. Mired as many of us are in the realities of the present and the rec More...16 October 2007 00:00
Organising teambuilding days is a training department staple. And when you're done with assault courses and go-karting, what's the latest activity to get your team going? Teambuilding events can – if run wisely – break down interpersonal barri More...18 September 2007 00:00
Outdoor training tends to come and go in the training fashion stakes. Right now it's on the up as providers realise punters want more than a wet walk in the woods. More...17 April 2007 00:00
The 15 UK Navy officers captured by Iran have the training to handle their ordeal, the Navy’s HR department has told Personnel Today .
“They are trained to be resilient and to work as a team, so I don’t have any fears for them in that r More...30 March 2007 16:10
£3,000 fine follows hot on the heels of firewalking calamity at motivational event. More...03 February 2006 10:53
NHS staff with no professional qualifications will have access to learning accounts, under new plans announced by health secretary Patricia Hewitt More...20 July 2005 07:00
Network Rail is launching one of the biggest technical apprentice schemes in the UK by recruiting 1,000 17- to 19-year-olds over five years, in an initiative that will cost the organisation £30m. More...15 March 2005 01:00
Short takes on this week's training news More...15 March 2005 01:00
Food company Heinz has opened a learning centre at its Luton factory to improve employees' basic skills in English, Maths and IT.
These three subjects make up the key deficits in the UK skills, according to the Government and the CBI. They were specif More...22 November 2004 08:10