The popularity of computer games has grown exponentially. Games are no longer just for teenage boys - a much wider demographic now spends significant time playing them. As gaming begins to permeate the workplace, Ben Betts asks if play really More...14 May 2013 09:35
Employers are relying on outdated training methods and techniques when developing their staff, according to research published today by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development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
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
Funding for learning and development has continued to take a hit as employer budgets feel the squeeze, according to the Chartered Institute of Learning and Development's (CIPD) annual Learning and Talent Development survey.
According to the survey's More...01 April 2011 00:01
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
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
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These guides are a completely FREE service from Personnel Today designed to help you make an informed decision about your next HR purchase. Use our FREE e-Learning buyers guides to research your options, plan your purchase and ge More...07 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 Training buyers' guides to research your options, plan your purchase and get the most o More...22 July 2010 16:03
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
Police officers could be sent on hypnosis courses to help them learn how to better interrogate suspects.
Officers will be able to attend a course run by Tom Silver, a hypnotherapist who regularly appears on American TV chat shows, where they can wat More...18 December 2009 09:40
Questionnaires come in a variety of shapes and sizes. Choosing the right type and format of questionnaire largely depends on your purpose. Peter Honey advises.
One of the many jokes about psychologists is that they simultaneously greet you with a ha More...10 December 2009 12:17
A chief constable's son has embarrassed his father by displaying offensive placards at a police training event.
Jack McPherson, 17, held up banners including one that proclaimed: "All policewomen are dykes", at a riot training exercise.
He was More...19 October 2009 09:32
Buying HR information systems and software will inevitably involve writing a business case. A recent survey revealed that three-quarters of UK human resources managers are uncomfortable writing business cases. However, in a tough economic climate, knowi More...01 October 2009 09:47
Digital video, in-house training and short courses and are all emerging strategies when it comes to the way organisations provide staff with learning and development, according to a survey by training firm Video Arts. The research showed that 58% of More...21 September 2009 14:51
Adobe has increased the amount of e-learning training it offers to managers to prepare them for the economic upturn, according to its HR director.
The software giant has run more than 450 online training sessions over the past four months in an atte More...27 May 2009 14:09
Catering giant Aramark has introduced a coaching course for managers to help them compare and contrast parenting with management styles.
HR director Robbie Wheeler said after the success of the Coaching Skills for Parents pilot, run by Next Generati More...19 May 2009 09:34