Sally Little, L&D Manager at The Perfume Shop and Corporate L&D Professional of the Year 2014, chats to Susie Finch about overcoming the challenge of introducing eLearning into a retail environment.
How do you go about bringing together staff from 161 organisations to form a new one, all using different IT systems? That was the reality facing NHS Property Services when it was formed in 2013. Hesketh Emden and his L&D team at NHS Property Services used the Toolkit for Managers to help unify the new organisation, with striking results.
Andrew Jacobs suggests asking managers and staff to think about spending time learning, instead of budget. Doing so, he says, changes the value of learning, with positive benefits for everyone. Read on and find out why 52 minutes is significant!
What does your personal brand have to do with the way you engage your learners? “Everything” says branding expert Jennifer Holloway. Follow her tips for greater buy-in to L&D.
If you’ve ever felt like you’re taking an order in the training drive thru, then read on for hints and tips on creating more meaningful discussions – and outcomes – about organisational learning.
Increasingly, with the squeeze on lengthy training programmes – due to cost and time away – the doubts about the ‘stickiness’ of intense classroom or offsite programmes of learning amplify. More and more learning is being delivered in a blended way; multiple channels are being used for learning; just in time learning and bite-size learning are flourishing. It’s all about the 70 in the 70:20:10 model.
After 10 years refining blended learning, Clive Shepherd has come up with the perfect four steps to success, beautifully abbreviated as P.I.A.F. Follow these and you’ll have brilliant blended learning, and no regrets…
The over 50’s make up a third of the UK’s workforce, but are the least likely to be offered training. Yet research shows that you can indeed ‘teach an old dog new tricks’. Is it time for organisations to rethink their L&D policies for older workers, asks Robin Hoyle?
Jaguar Land Rover worked with the Corporate eLearning Consortium to provide relevant resources for their workforce. Here’s the story of how they raised the profile of L&D within their organisation, providing blended resources mapped to key skill competencies.
The over 50’s make up a third of the UK’s workforce, but are the least likely to be offered training. Yet research shows that you can indeed ‘teach an old dog new tricks’. Isn’t it time to rethink your L&D policy for older workers & volunteers, asks Robin Hoyle?