Learning and development

  • Opinion: 2017 – Will the real leaders step up please? by Contributor

    Developing a coaching culture has been shown to improve communication by 63%, team effectiveness by 68%,self esteem by 29% and performance management by 77%. Kathy McKenzie outlines one coaching model that works

  • Q&A: Rediscover your workplace culture by HRD

    HC chats to Keith Ayers, Founder & CEO, Intégro Learning Company Australia, about the critical role that DiSC® assessments can play in L&D.

  • Breaking HR’s glass ceiling by

    HR’s glass ceiling is sadly of its own making, however, there are chinks that offer great opportunities to break through, writes Roger Collins

  • Performance management: play to their strengths by

    Is it possible to improve employee engagement and retention simply by focusing on what staff are good at? Personnel Today’s Karen Dempsey finds out

  • Engaging inductions by

    We are overhauling our approach to induction, which at this stage, is heavily focused on compliance and policy issues. How do you suggest we approach this so it has a greater impact upon engaging our new starters?

  • Getting the most from online assessment by

    The widespread use of internet technologies has made assessing staff satisfaction levels and competencies easier than ever, but rolling out these kinds of online assessment tools isn’t always straightforward. Angus Kidman examines how to ensure that such projects are successful and how they can be integrated with existing HR technology systems

  • Setting up a skilled migration program by

    Management in my firm has decided to endorse the recruitment of overseas staff. We are in the formative stages of setting up a ‘skilled migration program’ and want to have all the bases covered. What elements/framework can you suggest for such a program?

  • Using coaching to change employee behaviour by

    Coaching for behavioural change in your staff is a minefield that should be entered with due care and attention, writes Stephanie Sparrow

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