e-learning

Ineffective training means tech investment wasted

Most firms have increased overall investment in technology tools but only 27% of IT decision-makers are satisfied with their employees’ abilities to use them.

Which apprenticeships are worst affected by Covid-19?

8 Feb 2021

National Apprenticeship Week: The Covid crisis has seen apprenticeship starts in the UK fall by 46%; meanwhile, the UK's oldest apprentice is revealed.

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Staff encouraged to spend an hour per week learning

7 Jan 2021

Major employers and L&D providers including Cisco, Lloyds Bank, LinkedIn Learning and The Open University have backed a campaign that...

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Why bitesize learning works for Burton’s Biscuit Company

18 Dec 2020

A change in management and the need to deliver more courses online led to the creation of a new learning...

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Take your cue: how signs can bring the joy back to Zoom meetings

18 Dec 2020

Ever zoned out during a Zoom? Found yourself inadvertently butting in and interrupting others or being spoken over constantly?
These...

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Collaboration is key for post-Covid skills challenge

3 Nov 2020

Financial support has been a lifeline for many employers as a way to avoid potential redundancy. But training is going...

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Personnel Today Awards 2020: Change Management Award shortlist

28 Oct 2020

The Personnel Today Awards take place in just a few weeks. As part of our ongoing coverage of the shortlisted...

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Lack of face-to-face learning and networking could damage careers

16 Oct 2020

The loss of face-to-face interaction at work due to the pandemic could harm young professionals’ careers, according to CEMS, a...

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Personnel Today Awards 2020: L&D Supplier Award shortlist

15 Oct 2020

As we continue our countdown to the Personnel Today Awards on 26 November, we showcase the organisations shortlisted for the...

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Knowledge sharing vital component of a well-designed learning experience

7 Oct 2020

A well-designed learning experience should include the opportunity to share and gain knowledge from colleagues, even when they are geographically...

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Is it time to rip up the learning and development rulebook?

8 Sep 2020

Leaders have a unique opportunity to question how things have been done in the past and create new organisational norms....

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TUC offers plan to avoid winter of redundancies

4 Sep 2020

TUC's job protection and skills plan urges the government to prepare for the jobs of the future, ensure younger workers gain new skills and establish a fairer labour market.

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Retail needs the human touch to recover

18 Aug 2020

Many online retailers experienced a huge increase in sales during lockdown, and economic uncertainty means many customers are still wary...

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HR in a pandemic: How three companies dealt with a surge in demand

2 Jul 2020

For organisations up and down the country, Covid-19 has put considerable strain on HR. Many in the profession are facing...

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We must harness technology to tackle unemployment

26 Jun 2020

With jobseekers facing uncertainty from a potential recession and increased automation, Ksenia Zheltoukhova argues that we must harness – rather...

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