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There are a lot of assumptions about professional training. But how many are grounded in fact? We've identified and debunked some of the more common myths in this infographic. Some of these stats may surprise you...
Increasing your training budget ROI; it’s the holy grail for all HR and L&D Managers. If face-to-face courses are part of your L&D plan, have you discussed the impact colour can have on its effectiveness? Read about how colourful learning can increase your ROI!
We’d all agree that the world seems to be transforming faster than ever before. With changes to technology, to how we work and the work we are doing, we need “the skills to retrain again and again” to be able to survive. Lifelong learning is now part of UK government policy, to help businesses respond to change.
Here are five areas you can develop to transform the learning culture at your organisation.
Deborah Fairbotham attended this year's CIPD Learning & Development Conference and weighs in on why you shouldn't miss the exhibition hall.
Training is seen as something hugely valuable to employees and can go a long way in helping to retain them. Research has shown, for example, that training and mentoring are of a high degree of importance to young managers. But what can you do to measure how this perceived value translates into ROI? Here’s some ideas.
A survey by Training Provider MBM of HR Managers, L&D Managers, and Training Officers, predominantly in the UK Grocery Industry, revealed that the top 3 biggest training challenges.
Internal training enables professionals to receive training courses that tailors their expertise according to the unique necessities of their respective companies. Professionals do not have to leave their workplaces to receive this training. That saves both time and energy and the training is proven to be more efficient in that way as individuals receive hands-on experience relevant to their career profile. Before arranging internal or in-house training, companies should consider both positive and negative aspects in order to measure the extent of benefits one can receive through this type of training.
How often have we observed children glued to their smart phones or personal digital assistants while watching TV or doing homework? Often they do so in the name of ‘learning’. Blame the generation or technology, children including adolescents are shuttling between gadgets almost all the time and are becoming too used to the notion of ‘multitasking’. In this increasingly digital era there has been a rise in the younger generation multitasking due to the ease of access to information and social hubs via mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. However is multitasking a benefit or a hindrance to your daily life?