Training strategies

Cleaning up its act

1 Feb 2004

At waste management company Cleanaway UK, strategic sales training has more than doubled productivity and significantly boosted profits. Sales and...

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Focusing on behaviours

1 Feb 2004

Isabel Bennett has moved from a generalist HR role into the more specific post as learning and development director. She explains to Lucie Carrington the part she aims to play in making Vodafone UK a great place to work

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Mind the gap

1 Feb 2004

In the second part of our series on skills needs and forecasts, Alison Thomas looks at how employers are dealing with the mismatch between the output of the education system, efforts in vocational training and the skills and knowledge they require from their staff

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Fast-Tracking UK Productivity

1 Feb 2004

Roger Evans explains how succession planning and coaching canget the UK's chief executives and their businesses back on course

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Costa south west

1 Jan 2004

Costa Coffee continues to share its experiences of implementing a bespoke modern apprenticeship/ NVQ training programme. This month, regional learning and development manager Helen Thompson brings us up to date and introduces feedback from some of the staff involved

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Coaching gains interest

1 Jan 2004

Neville Pritchard gained accolades as head of training at Abbey National. Now he's moved to Barclays to run the bank's corporate university.

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Tools for the job

1 Jan 2004

Enhancing the skills and responsibilities of learning and development professionals is the aim of this month’s Learning Technologies 2004 exhibition...

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Aiming for future perfect

1 Jan 2004

When planning ahead, employers must understand not only their imminent skills needs, but also the gamut of changing attitudes to learning. In the first of a two-part series, Alison Thomas looks at how organisations are winning over hearts and minds

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