Martin Couzins

About Martin Couzins

Martin is an experienced business-to-business journalist who has spent many years covering the HR and L&D sectors. As well as writing and curating content on these topics, he runs Massive Open Online Courses through MOOC Pro as well as a digital content and communications agency Itsdevelopmental.
Baroness Martha Lane Fox believes getting up to speed with technology is key to success for HR professionals

CIPD 2017: What you might have missed in Manchester

16 Nov 2017

Enjoying working with people is no longer a good enough reason to be in HR, according to Peter Cheese, CEO...

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World of Learning 2017: Resources, not courses are what makes learning useful

1 Nov 2017

Employees want simple and practical access to resources to help them do their jobs. How has this changed the way...

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L&D must make itself relevant for the future, says CIPD chief executive

17 May 2017

Learning professionals need to get out of their “bubble” and realise that not everything they have done in the past...

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Learning teams must accelerate the path towards digital, says leading analyst

30 Mar 2017

L&D teams want technology to deliver better experiences and increase employee engagement with learning, according to one of Europe’s leading...

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Data will drive learning as artificial intelligence grows

15 Feb 2017

Learning professionals will need to design ever more personalised content as artificial intelligence grows in prominence, according to strategy expert...

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CIPD conference review: how can HR shape the future of work?

15 Nov 2016

The recurring theme at this year’s CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition was how HR should respond to the rapidly changing...

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World of Learning 2016: sharing means success

3 Nov 2016

Employees need to know how to surface and share knowledge. That’s the biggest learning and development challenge facing start-up companies,...

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Learning Live 2016: Five tips for better L&D

15 Sep 2016

Earlier this month, the Learning Live conference explored how organisations can ramp up the impact of their learning and development...

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L&D must adopt more agile approach

17 May 2016

Workplace learning continues to adapt to changing technologies and ways of working, but should L&D professionals be providing courses or...

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Learning Technologies 2016: Five ways to improve L&D

10 Feb 2016

“If you could start a new L&D function from scratch, with all the tools available to you now, what would...

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Sir Cary Cooper delivered the opening keynote at the 2015 CIPD Annual Conference.

CIPD 2015: Eleven things you missed in Manchester

11 Nov 2015

Thousands of HR professionals travelled to the CIPD’s Annual Conference and Exhibition last week. The event focused on future HR...

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World of Learning: time to focus on learners’ needs

6 Oct 2015

Last week’s World of Learning Conference focused strongly on the ways organisations can facilitate it, and how to pass control...

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CIPD Learning and Development Show: L&D must be more agile

28 May 2015

Facing a volatile, fast-changing environment means learning and development (L&D) professionals need to limber up and be able to offer...

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Learning Technologies 2015: L&D has to “undo educational damage”

20 Feb 2015

The technology of today has completely transformed how employees access information and how they use it. But the technology of...

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Rita Gunther McGrath speaking at the CIPD conference last week

CIPD Manchester 2014: changing perspectives

10 Nov 2014

Key lessons for employers to take away from last week's CIPD annual conference in Manchester highlighted by Martin Couzins...

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