Management training

Should we use apprenticeships to train managers?

The apprenticeship levy has attracted a lot of criticism of late, with many questioning why the scope is now so...

Can we make the apprenticeship levy work harder?

12 Dec 2017

News that apprenticeship start numbers had plummeted following the introduction of the apprenticeship levy in April led to criticism of...

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Boardroom leadership is the key to lower employee stress

2 Nov 2017

Evidence shows that leadership style has a major impact on levels of employee stress. Juliette Alban-Metcalfe, an occupational psychologist and...

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Why the post-Brexit world needs leaders more than ever

13 Dec 2016

With many organisations worried about the changes Brexit might bring, it’s easy to forget the importance of building leadership skills....

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Government pledges £13m to boost management skills and productivity

25 Nov 2016

One announcement from Wednesday’s Autumn Statement that could have an impact on employers was the proposal to invest £13 million...

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Audience engagement: what Game of Thrones can teach L&D

15 Nov 2016

Technology means audiences have never before had such power and influence. Their opinions shape the agenda in entertainment, business and...

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Lucy Adams: HR must help to restore trust in leaders

24 Jun 2016

HR must play a role in resolving the crisis in trust in leaders, according to former BBC HR director Lucy...

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Employers must rethink digital learning to develop managers

17 Jun 2016

Digital learning may be nothing new, but companies need to rethink how they use it to develop managers’ skills and...

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Managers have higher opinion of themselves than their teams have

10 Mar 2016

Managers rank their own performance more highly than their direct reports, a survey by HR consultancy Penna has revealed.
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What is a lack of management skills costing the UK?

15 Feb 2016

A dearth of leadership and management skills is harming the UK’s potential to increase productivity, argues City & Guilds chief...

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“If you don’t like it here… f*** off”, and other management traits

24 Nov 2015

It might sound aggressive, but an “in-your-face” management style can work in certain environments. But which management traits help to...

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Face your fears: 15 tips for scary situations

30 Oct 2015

Communication coach Robin Kermode provides 15 simple tips to help with three situations that can give us the heebie jeebies.

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What are your leadership strengths?

26 Oct 2015

ADVERTORIAL | Personnel Today has teamed up with WorkCompass to provide insight into your own leadership strengths and weaknesses.

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Learning technologies and mental toughness top the agenda at World of Learning Conference

4 Aug 2015

Learning and development (L&D) experts from LinkedIn, Capital One and Manchester Metropolitan University are among the keynote speakers at this...

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Time management for the HR professional (webinar)

27 Jul 2015

ON DEMAND | HR professionals juggle multiple tasks and responsibilities every day. These can range from the ...

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