Training tools and techniques

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  • Careers guidance failings "unacceptable" say MPs

    Date:
    2 November 2016
    Type:
    News

    Government failure to address inadequacies in careers guidance is "unacceptable", according to the chairs of the Education, Skills and the Economy Committee.

  • Performance management

    Type:
    Good practice manual

    Updated to include information on trends in performance management.

  • Post-Brexit, L&D must be even more responsive

    Date:
    31 August 2016
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    At a time of significant and perhaps even unprecedented change since the EU referendum, it is more important than ever for L&D to be responsive to fast-evolving business needs.

  • Harnessing the gig economy could solve skills shortages

    Date:
    3 August 2016
    Type:
    News

    The legal status of workers in the gig economy must be clarified so that businesses and individuals can thrive, according to a new report from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation.

  • Skills gap exacerbated by "inadequate" careers advice

    Date:
    7 July 2016
    Type:
    News

    "Patchy" and inadequate career advice resulting from Government policy is worsening the skills gap in the jobs market and damaging the economy.

  • ATS Euromaster scoop Talent Management Award

    Date:
    6 May 2016
    Type:
    Case studies

    Faced with a long period of financial instability, Tyre company ATS Euromaster implemented a range of talent management initiatives. It's efforts paid off and it won the Talent Management Award at the Personnel Today Awards 2015.

  • HR roles and responsibilities 2016 survey: key metrics

    Date:
    15 March 2016
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Our 14th annual survey of HR roles reports on the key metrics for the profession, including the ratio of HR professionals to employees and cost per head.

  • How a tech company inspired self-directed learning

    Date:
    14 December 2015
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Cloud services company iomart was great at building employees' technical skills, but it needed to offer more rounded training in soft skills and improve consistency of learning. Cath Everett reports on how they dealt with this challenge

  • Training obligations: health (England and Wales)

    Type:
    Employment law manual

    Additional information on the law on training obligations for NHS employers, including Modernising Scientific Careers, postgraduate training, the Knowledge and Skills Framework and Continuing professional development. To be read in conjunction with the law on training obligations.

  • Employers' use of competencies: XpertHR survey 2014

    Date:
    12 May 2014
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Latest research from XpertHR investigates the diverse ways in which competencies - that is, the skills, knowledge and behaviours possessed by employees - may be used to help drive high levels of organisational performance.

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