Press Coverage

VR in Learning – The Opportunity of a Lifetime for L&D

There’s no denying that the strides made in the Virtual Reality arena in recent years are quite striking. From virtual attendance at concerts to full immersion in video games, and right through to training simulations for the health service – VR is becoming an increasingly popular tool in a variety of areas. Our Director of Consulting & Capabilities, Lyndon Wingrove, considers how can L&D capitalise on this new technology to enhance the learning experience for users?

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How L&D Can Support Diversity in the Workplace

We all know that diversity is key to business success; the consumer is no longer bound by their gender, age or ethnicity in terms of what they choose to buy, which means that organisations need an equally diverse workforce to support this evolution of their markets.  Lyndon Wingrove looks at how can L&D support this evolution? 

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Learners as consumers: How does L&D need to change to keep up with the evolving needs of their audience?

With the changing way in which people procure and interact with learning, L&D can no longer rely on the 'push' approach to engage with their users.  Learners are more selective and now able to research the vast options available to them much more easily, and the only way the 'pull' approach will work is to create a compelling offer.  Lyndon Wingrove explores how L&D needs to change in order to remain relevant in this new era.

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Women in Project Management Committee speak to Thales L&D Ahead of Conference

Members of APM’s Women in Project Management SIG have spoken to Thales leading Learning and Develop to discuss why promoting women in projects is so important.

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Expert Opinion: Team Building

Team building has become an accepted way of office life. H&E North asked our consultant Mark Eagle about the benefits of team building activities. You’ll find his expert opinion on page 11 in the May issue.

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Managing in Toxic Companies

There is no benefit to manager or employee if the manager openly criticising the business or complaining about their situation.

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Managing Stress in a Start-Up

Stress. For some, just the sight of the word can be enough to raise a heartbeat or bring on a sweat, but for entrepreneurs it’s as everyday an experience as waking up and noting that the earth still orbits the sun.

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Emotional Agility

An article by our L&D Consultant, Lucy Finney on Emotional Agility. This article is in the HR Director Magazine, issue 141, and you will need to be a subscriber to read it.

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Supporting the agents of change

Change is scary, at least for a lot of people it is. It creates uncertainty and a sense of unease, especially when it’s sudden or not handled correctly. Yet change is necessary for progress; without it we’d still be living in caves, and in business you risk becoming obsolete if you don’t change with the times.

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The history of learning and development: 1800-1945

Learning and development has changed greatly in recent decades, but the changes that have taken place recently are nothing compared to the drastic advancements that have occurred since the galvanising power of the industrial revolution in the 19th Century.

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