The availability of broadband is having a significant impact on the way we work. According to Virgin Media Business 60% of office-based employees will regularly work from home by 2022. Research proves that remote workers are more productive but not all employers are convinced. In fact, Yahoo recently banned homeworking, claiming that staff creativity suffered as a result of teleworking.Read More
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/Catherine Sellars Core Skills for Business in 2014
Each year brings new challenges for managers with developments in working patterns, technology and business practices, creating a need for continual professional development. This infographic illustrates the essential skills for the modern manager but as you will see, some skills will always be in demand.Read More
/Catherine Sellars World Cup 2014: An HR nightmare or L&D dream?
Company bosses may be resigning themselves to the 250 million hours lost through absenteeism and low morale but L&D departments have an opportunity that only comes around once every 4 years.Read More
/Catherine Sellars Employee Attitudes to Managers 2014
Are employees losing confidence in their senior managers? The results of the CIPD Spring 2014 Employee Outlook Survey suggest a decline in trust and respect. This infographic shows how employee attitudes differ in the public, private and voluntary sector. Contact us to find out how we can help you improve levels of trust, respect and satisfaction in your organisation.Read More
/Catherine Sellars Coping with Naysayers
I recently took part in a fascinating research project to develop a strategy for using technology effectively in teaching and learning. While interviewing practitioners I was privileged to discover innovative practice by inspirational trainers but also came across some scared and negative staff. The naysayers.Read More
/Catherine Sellars Do You Listen To Your Learners?
Treat your learners like customers by taking the time to listen to what they need and you will transform your L&D department. This infographic shows what learners want and need from CPD.Read More
/Catherine Sellars The Secret to Creating a Culture of Learning in the Workplace
Last week, 19th - 25th May, was National Learning at Work Week. All over the country, employees have had the chance to learn something new, reflect on their learning needs and have fun.Read More
/Stephanie Morgan Are Your Values Making You Unhappy?
In my opinion they definitely could - curious? Well before we look at how that could happen, what are values?Read More
/Diane McMahon Are Your Leaders Engaged?
The CIPD have published a blog on ‘Seven reasons your employees are not committed’. Upon reading it, it’s clear that the responsibility for engaging employees belongs to an organisation’s leaders.Read More
/Kerry Pascall Applying Adult Learning Principals to eLearning
You must not forget your learners are adults and care should be taken to address their learning principles. This means when they complete an eLearning module, they should be engaged, motivated and want to know more and are not left feeling patronised.Read More