Learning

Does HR need more practical routes into the profession?

A poll on LinkedIn has sparked discussion among the HR community about the need for more apprenticeships in the profession.

How to avoid the dangers of not learning by doing

Just as taking tennis lessons helps you to improve your game faster than simply reading books about it, learning by doing will be familiar to HR professionals as a hands-on approach to learning new...

Strategic L&D can guide the future workforce

As the pandemic diminishes, forward-looking businesses must prepare staff for the future of work, say David Collings and John McMackin.

Sharpening employees’ tools on a tight budget

As firms weigh up the benefits of flexible working and employees decide whether to stay remote, there is one thing they both agree on: reskilling must be a priority, discovers Emma Greedy .

Surviving coronavirus with a learning culture

Feedback, coaching and mentoring have become the pandemic’s invisible workplace victims. When they are lost, so is the connectivity that so often holds a company together.

£1.28 billion sitting unused in apprenticeship accounts

A year on since it was introduced, a number of barriers are deterring employers from utilising the apprenticeship levy

Apprenticeship levy transfer: HR community reaction

The HR community has reacted to an announcement that levy payers will be allowed to transfer funds to other organisations