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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.
Something to Shout About: 5 Things L&D Can Learn From Marketing
Did you know that a staggering 65% of L&D professionals say their learners aren't aware of the learning opportunities available at their organisation? When it comes to boosting awareness of learning opportunities, there's another department we can look to for tactics – and that's marketing. In this post, we explore the five key tactics you can use to spark interest, boost learner participation and raise the profile of learning in your organisation.
Diversity and Inclusivity in the Workplace: Making Learning Accessible For All
What do we mean by diversity and inclusion and why is it so crucial to the ongoing success of our organisations? Content Creator Natalie Ann Holborow explores how, done right, building a diverse workforce built on a solid foundation of inclusivity can really make your workplace stand out as an attractive place to work – helping you to attract and retain the very best talent.
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.
Learning in the Modern Workplace Part 4: Using Measurement to Inform Your Curriculum
Measurement, when used well, provides a tool for L&D managers to be able to demonstrate the true value of L&D to leadership. But did you know it can also be used to help inform your curriculum? In the final blog post of our four-part series, Head of Sales and Accounts Nick Davies explores how measurement can help you make the most of your L&D.
Learning in the Modern Workplace Part 3: Why is Engagement so Important?
The more engaged employees are, the more productive, positive and motivated your workforce – and the greater the return on ROI. In the third part of our four-part series, Head of Sales and Accounts Nick Davies reveals the strategies you can use to maximise engagement in your organisation.
Learning in the Modern Workplace Part 2: The Value of Informal Learning Libraries
What is an informal learning library and why include it in your L&D strategy? In the second part of our four-part series, Head of Sales and Accounts Nick Davies explores how the informal library provides such benefits as reduced cost, reduced admin effort, greater engagement and greater motivationl.