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Work-caused burnout is still a severe risk

Young people are striving to be our future leaders but, as the findings show, feel uninspired, hampered, and burned out. In order to address the skills gap, stay relevant and remain competitive, performance learning is going to be key to the success of this generation and organisations in the coming years.

Contributor: Adam Heath, Managing Director - Redware | Published: 25 November 2021

Favouritism is holding back career development

It’s all too easy for managerial favouritism to creep into everyday working life, with those identified as ‘high fliers’ being given preferential treatment

Contributor: Robert Ordever - O.C. Tanner Europe | Published: 23 August 2021

Businesses facing severe pressure due to skills gap

New research from global learning and development (L&D) experts, Hemsley Fraser, and learning and communications platform vendor, 5App, reveals that tackling skills gaps will be the next major challenge for L&D and HR practitioners.

Contributor: Lynsey Whitmarsh, MD, Hemsley Fraser UK | Published: 23 May 2021

Talent Consulting Firm Launches Scientifically Validated Agility Model

A unique model to help measure and develop workforce agility has been launched by a team of business psychologists and talent experts at Morgan Philips Talent Consulting. The scientifically validated model delivers powerful insight into workforce and talent agility and helps leaders and managers develop their people to meet the challenges of the new world of work.

Contributor: Dr Dane Poboka, Morgan Philips Talent Consulting | Published: 4 March 2021

Resilience: the business buzzword for 2021

The Executive Development Network (EDN) is a brand-new training division which offers next-level management and leadership training, to help businesses grow their talent pool with high-quality apprenticeship and vocational programmes.

Contributor: Jill Whittaker, Managing Director, The Executive Development Network | Published: 2 February 2021

How has Learning & Development evolved during the Covid-19 crisis and what does the future hold?

L&D’s response to Covid-19 has led to far-reaching change, widespread innovation and rapid transformation. But with that change comes unprecedented challenges and disruption. The HR and Learning & Development community will have a unique opportunity to pause and reflect at the World of Learning Summit Virtual Event on 9 & 10 December.

Contributor: World of Learning Summit | Published: 25 November 2020

Learning & development spiking with workers in lockdown across Europe

Usage data gathered across 6 European countries by GoodHabitz during March 2020 shows that as lockdowns were imposed in the UK, France, Belgium, Holland, Germany and Spain, the numbers of people completing its online courses rose by 97%.

Contributor: Stephen Humphreys, Country Director - GoodHabitz | Published: 24 April 2020

Soft skills development not on half of employers radars

Country Director UK and Ireland at GoodHabitz, Stephen Humphreys says “We see the link between learning and engagement all the time that levels of engagement and retention increase after they begin offering soft skills learning. Employee engagement is actually very important metric for determining the effectiveness of an L&D programme.”

Contributor: Stephen Humphreys, Country Director UK and Ireland - GoodHabitz | Published: 11 February 2020