Career development

Remote working: key considerations for junior employees’ development

Employers need to establish clear processes, monitor the quality of work and provide timely feedback if they are to effectively...

What will shape the managers of the future?

26 Mar 2020

Whether it’s having to manage unprecedented levels of remote working or the fact that increasing numbers of tasks are being...

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UK women least optimistic about impact of parenthood on career

9 Mar 2020

Men are more likely than women to believe it possible to rise to the top of their careers while still...

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New decade. New demands. New insights. 2020 Workplace Learning Report

5 Mar 2020

PROMOTED | Linkedin asked 1,700 L&D professionals, 2,900 people managers and 2,000 learners about their priorities, challenges...

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How Atos uses succession planning to improve gender balance

17 Feb 2020

IT services and consulting firm Atos faced a challenge familiar to the sector – to have more women in senior...

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Why a promotion can be a nightmare for the neurodiverse

13 Feb 2020

The transition into a management role can be a stressful time for a neurodiverse employee, especially if the cognitive abilities...

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FTSE 100 firms hit female board representation target

8 Feb 2020

FTSE 100 companies have met their target to have a third of all board positions occupied by women almost one...

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Stigma hovers stubbornly over apprenticeships, study finds

4 Feb 2020

There is a disconnect between young people's perceptions of apprenticeships and their aspirations for learning, new research has revealed.

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Gig economy ‘like quicksand’ and workers unable to develop skills

29 Jan 2020

Gig workers are often “trapped” in insecure work because long hours, financial insecurity and piecemeal work mean they are often...

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Conservative voters more confident about career prospects

10 Dec 2019

People who feel “politically homeless” have lower job confidence than those who identify with a particular political party, and Conservative...

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BridgeCon Europe: The role of L&D in creating ‘purposeful’ work

25 Nov 2019

The idea that employees value work that offers them a sense of “purpose”, and the importance of offering work that...

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Personnel Today Awards 2019: Another round for Mitchells & Butlers with second L&D Team award

20 Nov 2019

Pub and restaurant chain Mitchells & Butlers bagged the Learning & Development Team of the Year Award for the second...

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Labour proposes free retraining to tackle ‘skills crisis’

12 Nov 2019

Labour will provide free lifelong retraining for all if it gets into power in next month’s general election.
It pledged...

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Boots failed to provide equipment for employee with hearing impairment

6 Nov 2019

An ex-Boots employee with a severe hearing impairment has won his case at an employment tribunal after the company failed...

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Retraining service expanded into new regions

16 Oct 2019

The government has expanded access to its Get Help to Retrain service, which is designed to support the reskilling of...

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