We’ve all sat through some dire training sessions, simply looking at the clock in mind-numbing boredom, waiting for it to end, and retaining very little of what we were taught. But Continuous Professional Development doesn’t need to be like that.
Learning and Development
How to be an effective worker: Gantt Chart
Managing workplace projects can be a struggle, especially when you’re juggling various tasks and working to tight deadlines. A Gantt chart is a commonly used project management tool designed to organise tasks against a specific time frame.
Case Study: Eastwood and Partners - Why do we use Dev Zone for CPD?
CPD (Continuous Professional Development) the dreaded, essential and inconvenient truth of working in a profession. There is a very important element that is overlooked in the sentiment above – ownership.
Becoming a more effective learner
One of the most important factors when becoming a more effective learner is identifying the learning style that suits you best.
Recognising and rewarding your staff
A business that has unmotivated staff will soon see the negative impact this has on their performance.
Learning outside of the office
Learning is innate - we learn all of the time and our development does not have to be just professional, it can also be personal.
Appraisals - what's the point?
For many firms, the appraisal system (or performance review) is often just another form filling exercise. The most frequent complaint (from employees) is that although they ‘go through the motions’ annually, nothing ever comes of their appraisal.
My Development Zone in Corfu: Reflections
As the British public are rediscovering 1930’s Corfu through the recently aired and beautifully captured series, The Durrells, I took to the sky to be there in the present day attending the 3rd Annual Corfu Symposium 2016 – Managing and Marketing Places.