Articles by Abby Guthrie
Abby works as the Communications Team Lead for findcourses.co.uk with a mission of connecting learning leaders with the data and information they need to provide the best training possible for their people.
Originally from Indianapolis in the U.S., Abby studied her bachelor’s at Hanover College in Business and Literature and has worked for findcourses since 2015. She is passionate about corporate learning and works internally to help organise Learning at Work Week within findcourses.co.uk's company of 165 team members, and provide and source external training in content creation as an in-house expert.
Abby is also the creator and editor of the UK L&D Report which interviews and surveys L&D leaders from top UK companies to help uncover data-driven best practice and easy-to-implement advice.
In this year’s report we’ve focused on L&D as a competitive advantage and using the apprenticeship levy to attract and retain top talent.
Employee learning is a key element in nurturing talent and driving organisations forward. That’s why we surveyed over 150 HR and L&D professionals from the U.K. to learn how their organisations are investing in talent, how they measure their impact, and what attitudes different levels in the organisation hold about corporate learning.
Many underestimate the value of L&D. But it should no longer be an oversight relegated to a single person in the HR department or a function that’s dropped when budgets are cut. We spoke to some of the most innovative, award-winning L&D leaders in the UK to understand how their departments transformed their learning programmes to be critical business-driving functions.
Whether you are trying to advance your career in human resources or trying to break into the field, professional development is the leading choice for getting employers to notice you. Making the effort to develop your career and motivate change within your organisation has a multitude of effects, both immediate and long-lasting.
If you’re looking for the perfect career choice, look no further than a role in the field of human resources (HR) and leadership and development (L&D).Whether you’ve recently graduated, changed careers, or decided to pursue professional development, it’s never too late to open up the doors to opportunity and advance in a field that’s always expanding.
The National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH) provides interested participants in the field of health and safety the opportunity to take their career further through certifications and qualifications. Decide which NEBOSH diploma is the perfect match for you!
Whether you’re already in the field or have dreams of breaking into it, accountants are constantly being faced with new information and challenges.The global economy, tax codes, and banking laws and regulations are in a constant flux.So, if you expect to be on top in the field of accounting, you have to keep up with all the current updates and trends.
Have you already worked in HR and L&D and you want to boost your knowledge and take your career to the next level? But where should you start? Learn the differences between awards, certificates, and diplomas with the CIPD.
Employee learning is a key element in nurturing talent and driving organisations forward. That’s why we surveyed over 180 HR and L&D professionals from the U.K. to learn how their organisations are investing in talent, how they measure their impact, and what attitudes different levels in the organisation hold about learning.
Virtual reality is not a futuristic possibility for corporate training. No longer being used exclusively to train in the military, aviation and heavy industries, VR training is being tested and deployed today by a diverse group of organisations from the Royal London Hospital and BT Openreach to McDonald’s and the National Academy for Rail.
We interviewed professionals from companies who are trailblazing VR in corporate training and asked for their advice to help you get started!
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