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iTOL Questions- How do I find out how people learn and what they need to know to do their jobs properly?

How do I find out how people learn and what they need to know to do their jobs properly? 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 Issue When you enter a new role in L&D it will often be in a completely new organisation which has a completely different purpose, direction and aims. It is your job […]

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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 employee might not be able to carry out their job properly? As an L&D professional you will more than likely come across this question […]

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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 managers and employees, it is important that the profession is strengthened from within. Here’s a recap of the issues with the industry: Trainers are more interested in selling a […]

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Why Training is Undervalued- pt 2

Continuing from our last blog post  we are going to look at the second reason why training is undervalued. As outlined before we are looking specifically as the issues within the industry as these are factors that can be controlled by practitioners. As perceptions of the training industry has changed over time, for both managers and employees it is important that the profession is strengthened from within. Here’s a recap of the issues with the […]

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Here is a Networking Philosophy that Works

Here is a Networking Philosophy that Works. What’s the big deal with networking? It is simple, networking is a way for professionals to connect with each other and it’s a really important skill to have. At iTOL HQ we have been watching this Ted Talks video about networking and we think that Christopher Barratt is onto something with his networking philosophy.    What we have done, is take a good long look at Barrat’s principals […]

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