Learning and Development

Index here items on human resource and employee development, workplace learning, the learning and development function, the learning organisation and culture, learning theory and learning styles, learning interventions and apprenticeships.

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    Dissatisfied staff ‘won’t help themselves by getting qualified’

    Many employees who are dissatisfied with their career progression will not help themselves by studying for qualifications, despite recognising that such a step would help them, a survey has revealed. Almost half (42 per cent...

    10 Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs

    While you might not have an iPod to unveil, you can still learn a lot from Steve Jobs’s presentation style This new eBook reveals the strategies used by Apple CEO Steve Jobs to deliver powerful presentations that inform...

    Online round-up cracks ‘no time to read’ dilemma

    The rise of the “connected” generation, identifying the latent talent of often neglected “average performers” and attitudes to pay and reward are among the highlighted article and report topics that...

    How long should I work unpaid?

    The question I moved to London from India six months ago, having worked as an HR generalist in IT. I have a postgrad degree in business management from India, and two years’ experience spanning HR admin, performance...

    Academic assessment passes test

    Feedback from the CIPD’s recent academic assessment pilot indicates that it was a real success. Assessments are part of the process for achieving CIPD academic membership – a new professional membership route...

    How can I move into HR?

    The question I’m an experienced manager in mid-career who spent eight years as a team leader for a motor insurer. During that time, I had 11 direct reports and took on all the responsibilities that come with managing...

    Time to take advantage of new member benefits

    ‘Save time and money’, says the CIPD, as it highlights the enhanced value of renewing your membership July is the time for CIPD members to renew their membership. The institute is taking the opportunity to...

    SMEs reveal university links

    More than half of small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) have used universities for continuing professional development in the last year, according to research. The research by Universities UK and the Institute of Directors...

    Coventry NHS trust experiences volunteer boost

    The NHS is enjoying a boom in volunteer support as people seek to improve their employability skills and job prospects in the downturn, according to one health service trust that has seen volunteer numbers double. The University...

    Advanced qualifications

    HR specialists can find out more about CIPD advanced qualifications delivered by CIPD Training at an open evening on 10 May at the institute’s Manning House offices in London SW1. Employment law, talent and career management...