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
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
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
Tesco is today set to begin a management scheme for 16-year-old school leavers that offers them an "earn-while-you-learn" alternative to the education system.
Applicants to the supermarket's fast-track two-year scheme, which earns recruits three A- More...08 February 2010 08:54
A town hall employee who plugged an infected memory stick into a work computer wrecked a council's IT system leaving it facing a bill of more than £500,000, the Daily Mail has reported.
A computer virus crippled Ealing Council's computer system f More...04 September 2009 10:16
Selling in a recession is unchartered territory for many sales teams following well over a decade of sustained economic growth. More...05 March 2009 17:00
Much was made in recent times about the prospects for mobile learning, yet few seem to be making the connection. More...03 March 2009 17:27
The government has set-up guideline training contracts for a range skills in the public sector. The Office of Government Commerce (OGC) announced on Friday that best-practice procurement arrangements for buying training contracts are due to rep More...02 February 2009 11:54
Police authorities are locked in a bitter row over whether training will be good enough to allow officers to carry Taser stun guns to fight crime on Britain' streets.
Home secretary Jacqui Smith announced she would arm police with 10,000 Taser guns More...26 November 2008 12:25
The government's much-heralded Train to Gain service needs to adapt to deliver what employers need during the economic downturn, HR chiefs have warned.
Leading HR directors said the current skills brokerage system does not provide enough funds for More...17 November 2008 07:44
Being shown how to do things has been rated as the best way to learn according to the latest CIPD Who Learns at Work? survey.
But HR is playing a less important role than before, as line managers are increasingly seen as the driving forc More...06 November 2008 07:30
Too many trainers rely on outdated PowerPoint presentations. Why not dust yourself down and acquire some new techno techniques? A common ailment widespread throughout the corporate learning and development (L&D) landscape is Death by PowerPoint More...17 October 2008 08:00
The World of Learning is the UK's key conference and exhibition for learning and development professionals and will take place at the NEC, Birmingham, on 19 and 20 November 2008.
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British Energy has signed a £10m deal with the Royal Navy's training provider to torpedo the UK's nuclear skills crisis. Flagship Training will run an apprenticeship programme for the energy supplier for seven years from this September. British Ene More...06 May 2008 14:34
Virgin Trains has brought in a team of industrial psychologists to lead 'vision workshops' at its new purpose-built talent academy. Launched last week, the Crewe-based academy will serve as the central site for training and development at Virgin Tr More...20 March 2008 13:06
If you want your training event to make a lasting impression, then holding it at a historic location may do the trick. From old manor houses and castles to stately homes and country retreats, Training and Coaching Today has picked out eight historic t More...22 January 2008 08:00
If it's January, then it must be Kensington Olympia for the thousands of training and learning and development professionals who will visit the 2008 Learning Technologies Show. Many of Europe's learning and development professionals will converge on More...22 January 2008 08:00