With the nation-wide move to have employees work from home to limit social distancing in response to the Coronavirus pandemic, many managers are faced with virtually managing their employees for the first time. It is very important that leaders understand that such a...[Read More]
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed all of our lives in so many unexpected ways, many of which have been profoundly challenging. It’s difficult to know what the ‘new normal’ could be, let alone when we know when we’ve got there. That’s why I enjoyed this blog post from...[Read More]
A recent conversation with our candidate manager Nic Peacocke gave me a lot to think about after she explained how she found it necessary to take each of her children’s needs into consideration when providing homeschooling during the lockdown. All their routines had...[Read More]
2020 started with some surprises. The first was the lack of a summer lull: we found ourselves taking calls from an unusually large number of people at the start of the year, all of whom wanted our help finding new roles in L&D. The second surprise was the...[Read More]
As a learning and development pro, you’ll know how important it is to keep learning. And as a human, you may well want to give something back to the community. Voluntary learning design work is the obvious way to do both of those – but it’s tricky to find such a niche...[Read More]
It’s the season for lists of learning tools. Jane Hart at the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies publishes her top 200 tools for learning list every September, and L&D pros are sharing to share their lists on social media in the run up to its...[Read More]
What is business excellence (also known as organisational excellence) and why does it matter for New Zealand organisations? The term business excellence has become a bit of a buzz-word, but what does it really mean and why does it matter? Our continuous improvement...[Read More]
What data can be used to evaluate a project’s value? It’s a commonly-asked question and one that world-leading ROI (Return on Investment) expert, Dr Jack Phillips, covered in his recent NZ ROI Certification workshop. We recently had the pleasure and privilege of...[Read More]
Docebo is an amazing learning management system but many training course designers may not know about all the useful features at their fingertips. From time to time I’ll be sharing a Docebo Advice blog with you, to show you how to get the most from the LMS. Today’s...[Read More]
Many factors contribute to business excellence, but all are underpinned by having happy, engaged employees who are committed – and empowered – to deliver excellent customer service. At the recent NZBEF Performance Excellence conference, I was impressed with...[Read More]
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