Learning And Development Not Valued By Organisations

Written by: Karen Higginbottom , FORBES CONTRIBUTOR I’m a freelance journalist who writes about HR (human remains as I like to call it) and employment topics for Thomson Reuters GRC and supplements for The Times. I began my career as a reporter for HR trade journals in the U.K. before branching out in 2004 as a freelancer…

10 Ways To Spot A Truly Exceptional Employee

By: Dr Travis Bradberry Dr. Travis Bradberry is the award-winning co-author of the #1 bestselling book, Emotional Intelligence 2.0, and the cofounder of TalentSmart, the world’s leading provider of emotional intelligence tests and training, serving more than 75% of Fortune 500 companies. His bestselling books have been translated into 25 languages and are available in more…

Free L&D Network Session (Brisbane) – 9-8.30am, Mon 4 Sep 2017 – The Impact of Cultural Maturity on Learning

This session will explore how culture maturity, particularly in relation to how risk and uncertainty is responded to within organisation, influences informal and formal learning. SESSION TITLE: The impact of culture maturity on learning TOPICS COVERED: * The concept of organisational culture on a maturity spectrum. * Fragility and the risk paradox. * Risk, learning and…

5 Steps to Developing a Pipeline of Leadership Talent

By: Mark Plaster Mark Plaster is President of Markwood Partners, and has a wealth of career experience in the areas of HR strategy and consulting, talent management, executive succession, leadership development, and change management. Mark has led the development of comprehensive talent management strategies and implemented processes to assess, develop and manage leadership talent. Contact…

3 Ways To Improve Your Personal Judgement

BY TOMAS CHAMORRO-PREMUZIC Some people just seem to be smarter than others, but there’s a way to get sharper, no matter your IQ. For decades our definition of “smart” was tied to academic knowledge. But there is a big disconnect between what universities teach and what the real world of work demands, and individuals with…

How Learning and Development Are Becoming More Agile

By Jon Younger Jon Younger is the founder of the Agile Talent Collaborative, a non-profit research organization, and works with several start-ups in the on-demand staffing space. He is the co-author of several books in talent management and HR, including Agile Talent (HBR Press, 2016). He teaches in the executive education faculties of the University of Michigan…

AIM FOR LIFE BALANCE

Article by: SALLY STANLEIGH Sally Stanleigh is a senior partner in Business Improvement Architects and the Chief Operating Officer. Sally manages the operation and develops and implements communications, marketing and promotion programs. She is also responsible for spearheading and managing the company’s corporate research projects. Sally has a background in marketing and communications and previously…