Learning and development

  • Making learning stick by

    Learning and development is a vital part of many organisations’ attraction, retention and career development strategies. Teresa Russell looks at how to implement effective workplace learning initiatives that won’t break the bank

  • Steps to engagement by

    We are looking to track the roll out of an employee engagement program through our organisation. What sort of steps can we take with our line managers to make sure this sticks?

  • Employability Skills Profiler (ESP) by

    Society as a whole has historically not placed a great deal of value on aligning people with their perfect jobs. When it comes to disciplines such as science and engineering, professional development processes are exacting and clearly structured

  • Steps to successful HR business partnering by

    HR business partnering is on the increase, but what does partnering really mean? Is it just a change of title, a fad, or a permanent change to the way HR will operate in the future? Shirley Dalziel and Judith Strange look at the keys to successful HR business partnering

  • How effective is your training? by

    A training needs analysis is the rock on which any L&D strategy should be built. However, learning and development has been known to spring up in organisations in the absence of any identified need. Teresa Russell speaks with two companies whose training needs analyses initiated positive, measurable organisational change

  • What do employees really think? by

    Gathering meaningful feedback from the whole workforce can be a challenge in small and large organisations alike – but usually for differing reasons. Surveys have now evolved into being far more than the “staff happiness indicators” that they were in the past. Teresa Russell reports

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