If you thought that gaining the necessary qualifications to enter your chosen career was the end of your education - think again! According to an article on Businessinsider.com, AT&T’s CEO Randall Stephenson said that if his employees don’t spend five to ten hours a week learning online, they will make themselves obsolete. And he’s expecting at least some of that training to happen outside of work. Sound harsh? Maybe.Read More
Let’s say a vacancy arises for someone in your organization. Someone whom you consider a linchpin, whether it’s in sales, HR or finance. The strategy for hiring is important but implementing an effective strategy for retaining employees is absolutely crucial.Read More
It’s that time of year when people write lists of gifts they hope to receive. The reality is that so often we end up with items that don’t suit us or are totally inappropriate. The same can be said for Learning & Development managers who get saddled with outmoded LMS platforms and boring elearning modules, when what they need is edtech that’s current and fit-for-purpose. So what should your organization be buying to future-proof your L&D?
If you’re involved in any capacity with your organization’s learning and development, you should be familiar with the terms ‘game-based’ and ‘gamification’. They are both relatively recent trends for making elearning more effective. The terms aren’t interchangeable.Read More
It’s an unfortunate truth that insurance premiums go up, not down - even when you’ve never made a claim. This is whether the cover is for health, motor, public liability or household insurance. Recently, there has been a campaign for educating policy holders in order to stop costs skyrocketing.Read More