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Here you can read about our latest blog posts, news and keep up to date on any events that we are attending.
Building a Learning Culture Part 2: 5 Steps To Build a Culture of Learning
A learning culture is crucial to your organisation if you want to increase retention, maximise productivity and promote innovation. However, developing a learning culture takes persistence and dedication, and is not something that’s going to happen overnight. In the second of our two-part series, Thinqi Ambassador Steve Finch offers five simple, yet crucial steps to help you get started.
Building a Learning Culture Part 1: What is it and Why Do You Need One?
As globalisation and technology continue to grow and evolve, organisations are facing fresh challenges. Skills requirements and job roles are changing, so in order to future-proof themselves organisations are having to become communities of continuous learning. In this two-part series, Thinqi Ambassador Steve Finch defines what we mean by learning culture and why it's so crucial to your organisation today.
The Changing Role of L&D Part 4: Overcoming Onboarding Challenges
In the final part of our Changing Role of L&D series, Thinqi Ambassador Steve Finch discusses ways your organisation can implement an effective onboarding strategy that leaves new hires feeling supported, informed and far more likely to stick around – meaning happier staff, more profits and better productivity.
The Changing Role of L&D Part 3: Coaching for Success
The role of the L&D practitioner is changing in the modern workplace. In the third of our four-part series, Thinqi Ambassador Steve Finch explores how you can successfully implement coaching skills into your L&D to make the best of the talent within your organisation and, ultimately, help your business to thrive.
The Changing Role of L&D Part 2: The Power of Collaboration
The role of today's L&D practitioner is changing, and one of the things that the modern workplace needs are collaborators. In the second of our four-part series, Thinqi Ambassador Steve Finch looks at how you can work with each of your stakeholders to inform your L&D strategy, maximise results and bring your organisation up to scratch with the top performers.
The Changing Role of L&D Part 1: What Do Practitioners Need to Be?
The learning landscape of the modern workforce is undergoing a radical transformation. L&D is changing, and in order for us to adapt, it's time for us to rethink the role of the L&D practitioner. In the first of our four-part series, CDSM Thinqi Ambassador Steve Finch looks at how the role of today's practitioner is shifting.
What's Trending in L&D? - Our 4 Key Takeaways from World of Learning 2018
What's creating a buzz in L&D at the moment? CDSM's Thinqi Ambassador Steve Finch shares his 4 key takeaways from World of Learning 2018, which took place on 16th-17th October.
5 Key Tactics to Make Digital Learning Work in Your Organisation
CDSM's Thinqi Ambassador Steve Finch shares 5 key tactics to consider when your organisation is ready to take the leap from traditional learning to digital learning.
Soft Skills are Intangible, So How Do You Measure and Monitor Them in a Digital Environment?
CDSM's Head of Business Development Steve Finch explores how you can capture your learners' intangibles characteristics in a digital environment.
The 5 Key L&D Trends We Noticed at the CIPD L&D Show
CDSM's Head of Business Development Steve Finch shares the 5 key trends from the 2018 CIPD L&D show, which we attended at the end of April.