Lucy’s Kitbag Episode 13 – Five Challenges Facing Women in Engineering #INWED17

Today is International Women in Engineering Day.  So I decided to sit back and reflect upon the challenges facing female engineers in the workplace. I am currently running a variety of workshops including Inspirational Leadership, Coaching for Performance and Teaming workshops with Customers in the high tech and engineering business. Every day I hear about the challenges facing our female engineers in these workshops and I engage in discussions to help women to understand how to deal with their fears and worries in the world they face. There are 5 repetitive themes which appear in the workshops and we often end up having rich discussions around these topics. 

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Press release – TLD exhibiting at 2017 INCOSE International Symposium in Australia

TLD are pleased to confirm that our Head of Engineering, Tom Riley, along with our Business Development Consultant, Paul Ceccherini, will be attending the 27th INCOSE International Symposium 2017 in Australia from 15th – 20th July. 

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Interview with David Willett & Jane Daly

During the CIPD Learning and Development Show we were fortunate to be able to sit down with David Willett, Corporate Director at The Open University and Jane Daly, Head of Strategic Insights at Towards Maturity, who have recently been involved in the publication of a report on the learning preferences of apprentices – In Focus: The Work-Based Learning Dividend. We spoke to them about some of their findings and what this means for businesses.

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TLD News – IT & Business Systems Re-branded as Technical & Digital Learning Solutions

At TLD we love change & one of the biggest changes we’re proud to announce is the re-branding of our IT & Business Systems capability, who are now our Technical & Digital Learning Solutions Team. 

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Feature Technical & Digital Course of the Month – SQL Foundation

SQL is the default query language for databases. There are lots of different languages used in computers, but SQL is the language used to communicate with databases.

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Feature Technical & Digital Course of the Month – Primavera P6 for Practitioners

Primavera is Italian for spring, so it is quite appropriate that it is our May feature course of the month.

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apm success

Press Release: Successful APM reaccreditation for TLD

As part of their commitment to maintaining high standards in professional development for project management, APM continually assess those providing APM qualifications and programmes.  TLD were recently asked to complete the reassessment and are delighted to say we passed with flying colours.

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thrive not survive

Thrive Episode 5 – Getting Ready for Mental Health Awareness Week 2017

The health and wellbeing of our brilliant and hardworking team is essential to their happiness, productivity and effectiveness, and therefore it’s important to us - that's why we're making big plans for Mental Health Awareness Week.

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apprentice of the year

The inside scoop on the Outward Bound Apprentice Programme – an interview with Ben Joy

To celebrate the latest Outward Bound expedition, which for the first time ever includes two groups, we speak with Ben Joy, a Software Engineering Apprentice, who is actually attending the Outward Bound event for the second time, and find out what he thought of the programme first time round, and why he’s going back.

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progress not perfect

Thrive Episode 4 – How not to be perfect or clever

I've been doing quite a lot of thinking about confidence over the last couple of days because I've been doing some coaching and the topic that comes up more than any other is confidence. It comes from all levels of organisations - from graduates to senior executives.  Is it any wonder that in a world of social media and constant messaging about what is desirable, beautiful and perfect, people are struggling to find their confidence?

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