Category Archives: Blog

iTOL Questions- How do I establish if training is the right course of action?

iTOL Questions is a series of mini-blog posts that aim to answer common L&D related questions and provide help and support for L&D professionals. The Problem: This is an all too familiar scenario in the L&D profession, organisations are split into different divisions and the managers of ...
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iTOL Questions- What are the reasons why an employee can’t carry out their job properly?

This is the first in a series of mini posts in which we deconstruct the answers to important L&D related questions. The aim is to produce a comprehensive guide for L&D practitioners who can then use these answers in their own training roles. Today’s Question: What are the reasons why an em...
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Why Training is Undervalued- pt 3

This is the final installment of Why Training is Undervalued and follows on from our previous blog post which explained how many trainers have inadequate training and ways to recognise professionals who are properly qualified. As perceptions of the training industry have changed over time for both ...
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5 Facts about the Brain that will Increase Productivity

The human brain is a powerful thing However, many of us don’t use it to its full potential. So we have compiled 5 facts that can be used to increase productivity. These insights will be useful for learning and development professionals as they can be applied during training sessions and help learn...
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Why Leading Trainers Use this iTOL Personal Assessment Tool

At iTOL, we look after our members. We provide our members with exclusive access to the latest in professional materials, links and networks. One of the most popular resources we offer is our CPD Toolkit, a cutting edge collection of tips, tricks and templates for those looking to develop their care...
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The 6 Workplace Personalities and How to Manage Them

At some point you will have come across every single one of these… There are six workplace personalities which you will have encountered. The chances are they will already be familiar to you but you didn’t know how to categorise them. Due to the diverse nature of workplace personas it can be dif...
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