Training

Employees risking data breaches due to IT problems

Employees are experiencing IT service problems in their work, leading them to make more mistakes and potentially put data security at risk.

AI used as a training tool to help improve employee pitches

Artificial intelligence (AI) is being used by sales firm Bigtincan as a training tool to help employees improve presentation skills.

Tik Tok and Instagram's impact on workplace training

Social media platforms like Tik Tok and Instagram could be having an influence on workplace training programmes.

Best of HR books: May 2022

We delve into the new releases to find out what HR has been reading this month.

Degree apprenticeships could help improve social mobility

Despite a digital skills crisis, and a need to hire and upskill fast, we continue to present school leavers with a binary choice when it comes to continuing their learning – go to university or take...

HR charity network partners with CIPD

The Charities HR Network (CHRN) has signed a new agreement with the CIPD to give it access to a range of training and accreditation opportunities.

Incidental managers could be contributing to the Great Resignation

The saying goes that people don't leave bad jobs, only bad managers, and a lack of proper training could be costing organisations.

How to cope with a loss of control

No one truly knows what the future holds, but one thing that many can agree on is that the rate of change is speeding up, making it harder to plan or work towards long-term strategies with confidence....

The difference between checking in and micromanagement

Checking in on employee wellbeing has become crucial since the pandemic. But, from over-eager managers to intrusive leaders, where does the line between checking in and micromanagement lie?

Employers re-skill for cloud rather than lose staff

As employers turn to training and skills to tackle retention, creativity is needed when thinking about what to offer.

Fulfilling older workers’ teaching ambitions could boost retention

More over-50s are leaving the workforce than at any time since records began in 1992, according to the latest ONS statistics. New research, however, suggests that helping older employees find purpose...

Catch up: What will the role of an HR professional look like in 2030?

In the latest HR Lunchtime Debate in partnership with Sage, Perry Timms, Kathryn Herrington, Mark Duggan and Jo Gallacher discussed the future of the HR profession.