Learning and development

AI potential outweighs employee fears globally

Employees globally are more excited about the potential of AI at work than afraid of it, according to the latest Workmonitor Pulse survey from HR consultancy and recruitment agency Randstad.

Insights for driving effective in-house training

With so much at stake in terms of employee retention, customer experience and brand, organisations are turning to in-house training to enable their workforces to be more productive and make them feel...

Insights

L&D professionals innovate without use of AI

Only 5% of those with learning and development (L&D) responsibilities currently use AI tools such as ChatGPT to support learning, yet over half (55%) of L&D leaders said they are breaking new ground...

News

Can we delete talent from the HR lexicon?

Through the language of talent, HR is reinforcing imposter syndrome, and a growth mindset is needed instead.

Case study: Addleshaw Goddard coaches counsel in self-care

How the law firm teaches staff resilience to cope with mounting pressures. Beau Jackson reports

Deliveroo launches career support for delivery workers

Deliveroo will invest £2.5 million into developing riders' vocational skills, with 15,000 given the opportunity to undertake qualification in different industries.

Skills for the future: How tech can help solve the skills conundrum 

Aside from computer-generated poetry and a ‘code red’ on AI development at Google, the release of ChatGPT opened fresh dialogue about the threat that ‘robots’ will take all our jobs.

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Six ways to engage employees to help drive their development

Directly linked to motivation and retention, employee development tools can empower employees to take charge of their own training and supercharge their performance. But first, they need to engage...

Employers tackling skills shortages with recruitment rather than training

Employers' attitudes towards training in the workplace are adversely affecting the upskilling and reskilling of the workforce, according to a new report from ReWage.

L&D programmes hampered by lack of resources

Learning and development (L&D) is a major business priority for companies, however cost and lack of resources is holding it back, according to a new report.

Exit fees impacting graduate careers

A new campaign has been launched to prevent companies charging graduates money to leave schemes early.

Businesses investing heavily in ineffective training

Almost all (99%) employees have seen a training plan that was ineffective or that failed to deliver on objectives in the last five years, according to new research from City & Guilds.